Indian criminal and politician
Phoolan Devi Rank
Phoolan Devi Rank
About Phoolan Devi
Phoolan Devi, also known as "Bandit Queen", was an Indian bandit who became a Member of Parliament in 1996 after serving 11 years in prison. In 2001, she was shot and killed outside her house in New Delhi. She was 37 years old. Despite her life as an outlaw, she was idolized as a heroine by many of India's lower castes.
She became an outlaw after being kidnapped by a gang of bandits when she was only 16 years old.
During her years as an outlaw, she was at one point brutally gang-raped by members of a rival gang. She eventually led members of her gang and massacred twenty-two of the men who raped her.
Actress Seema Biswas portrayed her in the 1994 award-winning Indian biographical film Bandit Queen.
Phoolan Devi's Popularity
Phoolan Devi was a famous Indian criminal and politician, who was born on August 10, 1963. As a person born on this date, Phoolan Devi is listed in our database as the 18th most popular celebrity for the day (August 10) and the 89th most popular for the year (1963).
People born on August 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Phoolan Devi is the 615th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Phoolan Devi's birthday, Phoolan Devi is the 244th most famous Indian.
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