Bandit Queen

Bandit Queen

119 mins | Drama, Crime | June 30, 1995

Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin Hood; this extraordinary biographical film offers both a vivid portrait of a driven woman and a savage critique of the society that made her.

Bandit Queen

119 mins | Drama, Crime | June 30, 1995

Bandit Queen
Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin Hood; this extraordinary biographical film offers both a vivid portrait of a driven woman and a savage critique of the society that made her.
IMDb rating 7.6
Producers Channel Four Films, Kaleidoscope Entertainment, Kaleidoscope Productions
Original title Bandit Queen
Directors Shekhar Kapur, Sanjay Khanna, Kannan Iyer, Mike Higgins, Alok Kapur, Rajiv Maikhuri
Writers Ranjit Kapoor, Mala Sen

Cast

Seema Biswas

as Phoolan Devi

Nirmal Pandey

as Vikram Mallah

Rajesh Vivek

as Mustaquim

Raghubir Yadav

as Madho

Aditya Srivastava

as Puttilal

Manoj Bajpayee

as Man Singh

Ranjit Chowdhry

as Shiv Narain

Harish Kumar

as Tarika

Govind Namdeo

as SriRam

Hemant Pandey

as Ashokchand's Friend

Sitaram Panchal

as Lalaram

Lakshmi

as Poolan / Man Singh Gang

Gajraj Rao

as Ashokchand

Saurabh Shukla

as Kailash

Anupam Shyam

as Ganshyam

Anirudh Agarwal

as Babu Gujjar

Aseem Bajaj

as Poolan / Man Singh Gang

Pallavi Bharti

as Little Girl

Kamia Bhatt

as Rukhmani, Age 11

Puran Bhatt

as Poolan / Man Singh Gang

Sunita Bhatt

as Little Phoolan

Ashok Bulani

as D.S.P

Mahesh Chandra

as Chief Minister

Deepak Chibber

as S.P. Bhind

G.B. Dixit

as Ala Singer

Sunil Gaekwad

as Rattan Chand

Mandakini Goswami

as Kailash's Wife

Guddi

as Munni

Pawan Gupta

as Vikram Gang Member

Pradeep Gupta

as Vikram Gang Member

Yogesh Gupta

as Poolan / Man Singh Gang

Dhawal Gwaliori

as Poolan / Man Singh Gang

Nazim Hussain

as Vikram Gang Member

Raj Kumar Kamie

as Thakur Gang

Surendra Kora

as Behmai Man

Sanjeev Kumar

as Poolan / Man Singh Gang

Khunni Lal Maina

as Pundit

Agesh Markam

as Mad Woman

Hemant Mishra

as Policeman

Avinash Nemade

as Doctor

Ram Charan Nirmalker

as Devideen

Nazim Patel

as Vikram Gang Member

Rakesh Raekwar

as Poolan / Man Singh Gang

Savitri Raekwar

as Moola

Dilip Raghuvanshi

as Commander Yadav

Basant Rawat

as Poolan / Man Singh Gang

Ajai Rohilla

as Behmai Man

Anil Kumar Sahu

as Vikram Gang Member

Paritosh Sand

as Devendra Singh

Ravi Sangde

as Messenger

K.D. Segan

as A.D.C

Ashok Sharma

as Ashokchand Servant

Jeetendra Shastri

as Bharat

Gyan Shivpuri

as Phool Singh

Vijay Shukla

as Ashokchand's Friend

Chotelal Siraswal

as Vikram Gang Member

Girish Solanki

as Tarika's Partner

Deepak Soni

as Miandad

Malabai Sonwani

as Mother-in-law

Vinod Tiwari

as Vikram Gang Member

Vibanshu Vaibhav

as Vikram Gang Member

Uma Yaish

as Rukhmani