10 Facts about Haseena Parkar
I am sure all Shraddha Kapoor fans must’ve watched Haseena Parkar trailer. This can be easily said that Haseena Parkar is going to be Shraddha’s one of the best movies where she got an opportunity to show true acting. Haseena Parkar: The Queen of Mumbai is first ever biopic on the strong lady who took over her brother Dawood Ibrahim’s criminal empire.
The trailer of Haseena Parkar, which got released two days back also, looks promising. However, some people didn’t like it as it promotes a gangster and opposed the movie through tweets on micro blogging website Twitter.
The only thing people know about Haseena Parkar is that she is underworld don Dawood Imbrahim’s sister. But there are several other hidden facts which will definitely be unveiled in the movie. But before that let’s have a look at some facts related to Haseena Parkar’s life.
- Haseena Parkar took birth in a Marathi Muslim family in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra and her father was a head constable in the Mumbai Police Department.
- Haseena Parkar was 7th child among 12 siblings and Dawood Ibrahim was 3rd
- Haseena Parkar entered into the crime world after death of her husband Ibrahim Parkar, who was shot dead by her brother Dawood’s archrival Arun Gawli
- She rose from the ashes of her grief and too charge of her husband’s criminal endeavors after J.J. Hospital shootout in 1991 and became the undisputed underworld queen.
- She started her criminal activities from the Gordon Hall Apartments in Nagpada and later became the ‘Godmother of Nagpada’.
- Though she always claimed that she is not in touch with her brother Dawood, but she owned undeclared assets worth INR 5000 crore.
- She was involved in land extortion cases and Hawala rackets to send money from Middle East to India and vice versa.
- She had 88 cases to her name but she appeared in court only once.
- Haseena Parkar was the only hope for the builders when they wanted permission from slum dwellers to redevelop their plots.
- Haseena died in 2014 due to heart attack and was survived by three children: one son and two daughters. Her eldest son died in an accident in 2006.
Directed by Apoorva Lakhia, Haseena: Queen of Mumbai will hit the theaters on August 18, 2017.
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