In Conversation With: The Dacoits of Chambal
The Beehads of Chambal were known for dacoit gangs. They were as feared as they were well known. Tales of their exploits circulated not just in the region that they operated in, but spread as far as Mumbai, where they inspired Bollywood. But with the last dacoit killed in 2007 in an encounter, we trace these once feared men who have settled back in their domestic lives.