Haji Mastan

About Haji Mastan

Who is it?: Gangster, Smuggler
Birth Day: March 26, 1926
Birth Place: Panaikulam, Ramanathapuram District (Madras Presidency now Tamil Nadu), British India, Indian
Died On: (1994-06-25)25 June 1994 (aged 68)\nBombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Birth Sign: Aries
Residence: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Occupation: Film producer, film distributer, politician, crimelord,
Spouse(s): Safra bi
Children: 3 biological daughter, 1 adopted son

Haji Mastan Net Worth

Haji Mastan was bornon March 26, 1926 in Panaikulam, Ramanathapuram District (Madras Presidency now Tamil Nadu), British India, Indian, is Gangster, Smuggler. Haji Mastan was an Indian gangster and smuggler, who later also dealt in film financing and real estate. Popularly known as the ‘Undisputed Don’ of Mumbai’s underworld, he partied with the who’s who of the city, right from top politicians to Bollywood actors and business magnates. The modern-day gangsters, right from Dawood Ibrahim to Chhota Rajan, Chhota Shakeel to Arun Gowli, were all trained under Haji Mastan. Mastan taught them the nitty-gritty of international smuggling, a craft that he was a master of. However, despite his criminal status, Haji Mastan was never considered a dreaded entity. In spite of having ruled Mumbai for more than two decades, Mastan never killed or shot anyone or got into a brawl with someone. He, in fact, urged the gangsters to stay away from ending human lives, through drugs, guns or any other means. He used to resolve the inter-gang wars and fights. After his imprisonment during the Indian Emergency, Mastan turned into a film producer and real estate businessman. He gave up on illegitimate businesses and turned into an activist and worked for the betterment of the poor and uneducated Muslim youths in the ghetto areas of Bhendi Bazar, Dongri and Nagpada in South Mumbai.
Haji Mastan is a member of Gangsters

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Biography/Timeline

1926

Haji Mastan was born in 1926 in Tamil muslim family Panaikulam, near Ramanathapuram, in the Madras Presidency, British India (now Tamil Nadu, India). He lived in the coastal town of Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, before migrating to Bombay (now Mumbai). At the age of 8, he migrated there with his father.

1975

The blockbuster 1975 Bollywood film Deewaar was loosely based on Haji Mastan's life, with Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan portraying a fictionalized version of him. Deewaar was later remade into a 1981 Tamil film, Thee, starring Rajinikanth in the same role.

1980

After his release from prison , Mastan entered politics and formed a political party in 1980-81 and renamed it as Dalit Muslim Surakhsha Maha Sangh in 1985. He did well in political life because of the concern and financial assistance he had offered to the people during his career as a wealthy businessman.

2017

The 2010 film Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai was heavily based on Haji Mastan's life, although it was also partially fictionalized. Actor Ajay Devgn portrayed the character of Haji Mastan (as Sultan Mirza) in the film, while Emraan Hashmi portrays underworld don Dawood Ibrahim (as Shoaib Khan). On 25 May 2017, it was announced Rajnikanth's forthcoming film will be Kala Karikalan which is believed to be based on Mastan. His foster son Sundar Shekar Mishra sent a notice to Rajinikanth when he learned of this. In response, Wunderbar Films issued a statement clarifying that the film is not based on Mastan's life.