Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Death of a Bandit Queen

NPR's Robert Siegel spoke with Mary Anne Weaver, who penned a profile of Phoolan Devi, the wildly popular member of India's Parliament. The 1994 Indian movie Bandit Queen, which told the remarkable story of Devi's life, solidified her image as a heroine to members of India's lower castes.

Copyright 2001 NPR