THUG LIFE #2 | ‘Dilawale’ Dulhaniya Le Gaya

The Desi Crime Podcast

12-11-2021 • 29 mins

This is the story of the thug who loved women more than money, this is the story of Daku Amritlal. The word ‘dacoit’ bears its roots in the Hindi word daku. Tracing back its etymology unveils a plethora of stories buried in the rich history of India and its rule under the British empire. From the commonly know dakus like Paan Singh tomar, to the brave phoolan Devi, to the dreaded Gabbar Singh, endless stories can be found in the plains and plateaus of Northern India. Last time we covered the real life Gabbar Singh, but this time we have the tale of an even more dreaded dacoit. | Intro by ghostfml   Follow us on Instagram : @desicrime https://www.instagram.com/desicrime/ Follow us on Twitter : @desicrime https://twitter.com/DesiCrime?s=20 PLEASE become a Patron: www.patreon.com/desicrime