By Hindustan Times
A couple of months ago, Madhuri Dixit’s Gulab Gang, made headlines, thanks to Sampat Pal, who heads a women’s group (called Gulabi Gang) in Uttar Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region, against domestic abuse.
Sampat Pal alleged that the film is based on her life and her group’s work. Pal even threatened to take the 'legal route'. Now, in the latest turn of events, Gulabi Gang has asked the makers for compensation.
They also want assurance that the lead character played by Madhuri Dixit, which, according to them, is inspired by Pal, is justly portrayed.
Sampat Pal Devi of the Gulabi Gang Jaiprakash Shivhare, the national co-ordinator for Gulabi Gang, says, “Hum saral log hai (we are simple people). We want Madhuriji and t