My Encounter with the Real-Life Haseena Parkar

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My Encounter with the Real-Life Haseena Parkar

Illustration: Sushant Ahire

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had always presumed that movie sequences where reporters run for their lives, were the result of bad scriptwriting. As anyone who has spent time in a newsroom or on the field will tell you, there is a higher chance of a reporter dying from ennui than being chased down the streets of Mumbai by a bunch of goons.

Until the day, I encountered Haseena Parkar, sister to Dawood Ibrahim, known by a single, forbidding moniker: Aapa.

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