Who is Sher Singh Rana
Controversy has started regarding this film after the announcement of another biopic ‘Sher Singh Rana’ going to be made in Bollywood. Vidyut Jamwal is going to play the role of Sher Singh. Let us tell you that Sher Singh Rana is an accused in the murder of robber-turned-MP Phoolan Devi. They entered Phoolan Devi’s official residence and shot and killed her. Although Sher Singh Rana’s introduction does not end here. His life is no less than a movie. Which ranges from thrill to action and suspense. Actor Vidyut Jamwal is now making Sher Singh Rana’s biopic, in which he himself plays Sher Singh Rana. Protests have started regarding this film.
Killed Phoolan Devi, avenged the death of Thakurs
On July 25, 2001, Sher Singh Rana shot and killed Phoolan Devi, a robber-turned-MP. Sher Singh Rana surrendered in Dehradun two days after the murder, after which he gave a statement that he avenged the 1981 Behmai massacre. Let us tell you that Phoolan Devi shot 22 Thakurs standing in a queue in Behmai village of Madhya Pradesh in 1981. The robber Phoolan Devi surrendered after this. After her release from jail, she entered politics and became an MP. Sher Singh Rana reached his official residence in Delhi to meet Phoolan Devi to avenge the death of 22 Thakurs. He reached there on the pretext of joining Phoolan Devi’s party Eklavya Sena. Phoolan fed him kheer made in prasad and after talking he left from there. At 1.30 pm, when Phoolan Devi was standing in front of her official residence, she was shot dead by bike rider Sher Singh Rana.
Afghanistan reached after escaping from jail
After surrendering, he was sent to Tihar Jail. Rana escaped from jail on 17 February 2004 after being lodged in Tihar Jail for 3 years. After wandering in different places in the country for 2 months, he reached Afghanistan via Bangladesh and Dubai. After three to four months of effort, Rana reached Ghazni and traveled from there to bring the ashes of 11th century emperor Prithviraj Chauhan to India. He was arrested again in 2006. Meanwhile, Rana built a temple for Prithviraj Chauhan with the help of his mother. In 2014, a Delhi court sentenced Rana to life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 lakh for the murder of Phoolan Devi, although the Delhi High Court later granted interim bail to Sher Singh Rana.
Contested elections in 2012, formed his own party
During this, Sher Singh Rana formed a party of the upper castes, which was named Rashtriya Jan Lok Party. In the year 2012, he also contested from Jewar in Uttar Pradesh, but he had to face defeat. Sher Singh Rana married Pratima Rana, daughter of former Madhya Pradesh MLA Rana Pratap Singh, in 2018 and again came into the limelight by refusing a dowry of 10 crores. Sher Singh Rana has also written a book titled Jail Diary, in which he wrote the entire story from the days he spent in jail, to the murder of Phoolan Devi and his escape from Tihar.