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09-08-2011, 10:31 PM #1
“The Bhai” film is based on Dawood Ibrahim’s real life
THE BHAI is a 2 hour feature film that tells the origin story of
India’s most powerful criminal syndicate. Directed by Thomas Jacob the
film is a contemporary re-telling based on the lives of dons who ruled
the Mumbai Underworld. Starring Ashraf Ali and Abbhimanyyu Singh, the
film shows the journey of Aamir and his brothers from poor kids to
young hoodlums to dangerous gangsters. Along the way, they encounter
violence, bloodshed, death and guilt.
It is rumored that THE BHAI is the origin story of the D-Company. The film
is supposed to show a young Dawood Ibrahim and brothers enter a life of
crime and move up to become gangsters. If so, it’ll be the first film to focus
on the late teenage years of India’s most famous Don. But the filmmakers
deny any such reference. It is purely a work of fiction they say.
Thomas Jacob was working in New York before moving to Mumbai. He has
made international award-winning short films like Strait Jacket,
Mumbai 2025 and The Actor. He was invited to the Berlin International
Film Festival in 2010....being a human...