Haseena Parkar Story
Director: Apoorva Lakhia
Cast: Shraddha Kapoor as Haseena Parkar and Siddhanth Kapoor as Dawood Ibrahim
Haseena Parkar is a true story based on the life and times of India’s Most Wanted underworld gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s sister, Haseena Parkar. The film narrates the story of Haseena’s journey from a young girl to a mother of four to a Godmother spread across four decades. Haseen used to live with her close to a dozen siblings in a small house in Mumbai. However, she was very close to one of her brothers Dawood Ibrahim. Trouble increases for Haseena when Dawood turns to crime. The more Dawood started rising in the crime world, the more enemies he was making and it was Haseena Parkar who faced the brunt of her brother’s actions.
After the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, Haseena releases that she can no longer be a victim and emerges as ‘Aapa’ to took over Mumbai’s Nagpada area. Haseena had to visit court after 88 cases registered against her in relevance to the continuation of extortion in the D-Company following her brother Dawood. However, throughout the movie, Haseena claims that she is not included in the extortion and explains her relations with Dawood and how she emerged as the Godmother of Nagpada.
Haseena Parkar received mostly negative reviews. According to the critics, the film failed to offer insight into the life of Haseena Parkar. However, Shraddha Kapoor's performance was well received.
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