The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

Updated: Apr 03, 2019, 18:01 IST
  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    Haseena Parkar, the younger sister of Dawood Ibrahim was born to a police constable who was attached to the Mumbai Police. She later rose to become the godmother of Nagpada area in South Mumbai. Known as 'Aapa', her name is said to still send shivers down people's spine. She died in Mumbai in 2014 after she suffered a massive heart attack. Haseena Parkar transformed from a girl who grew up in Nagpada to a mother of four and the Godmother of Nagpada in her four decades of life. Pic/YouTube 

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    Haseena Parkar had two sons, Danish and Alishah, with the former reportedly being Dawood's favourite nephew. Danish passed away in a car accident while returning from Khed in 2006. Alishah, sources said, is comparatively very quiet and did not fit in with the activities of the gang. pic/YouTube

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    Haseena Parkar was married to Ismail Parkar. Haseena used to stay with her son Alishah and in Nagpada's, Gordon House building, opposite the local police station. She had apparently combined two flats in the building's first floor into a luxurious residence

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    Haseena Parkar's first brush with the crime world began after the murder of her husband Ismail Parkar by Dawood's rival Arun Gawli gang. Dawood avenged his brother-in-law Ismail's murder by sending sharpshooters who killed Gawli shooters at JJ Hospital. The incident famously known as the 'JJ Hospital shootout' that took place in 1991 sent shockwaves across Mumbai

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    When Haseena was booked by the Mumbai Crime Branch for extortion, she told the police and court that she had stopped talking to her brother Dawood after her husband Ibrahim Parkar was gunned down by Arun Gawli’s men in 1991. However, police officials' version was completely different. According to Mumbai Police, after Dawood killed Gawli’s shooters at J J Hospital, Haseena's rise as the underworld queen began and after Dawood fled the country, Hasina started taking care of Dawood’s properties and interests in Mumbai. pic/YouTube

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    Police officials said Haseena Parkar would take cuts from builders for development and redevelopment and almost no building could be constructed from South Mumbai right up to Bandra and Kurla without her assent. Haseena would also settle disputes between parties, and her word was final. They said she was in regular touch with Dawood and must have met him several times during her trips to Dubai and Pakistan. Pic/YouTube

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    Reportedly, Haseena Parkar liked houses so much that the home she fancied was merely broken into and occupied. No one dared to complain. Involved in almost every business in the area, she reportedly got her cut in every underhanded transaction she liked and in return, she took care of the people who revered her.  She used to control everything from homes under the SRA scheme (Slum Redevelopment Authority), fils, hawala rackets, cable connections, and extortion

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    Haseena Ibrahim Parkar, passed away in a hospital in the wanted underworld don's bastion of Dongri in South Mumbai on July 7, 2014. The police said that 51-year-old Haseena died of a massive heart attack. Picture/YouTube

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    A Bollywood film based on Parkar was rolled out in 2017 with Shraddha Kapoor playing the part of Haseena Parkar. The movie essayed the life of the lady gangster. In an interview, Shraddha Kapoor said that she was very happy essaying the role of the 'Godmother' because she got a chance to eat whatever she wanted. While the movie hit quite a few speed bumps before its release, Haseena Parkar finally released in 2017

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    In 2017, the Thane anti-extortion cell arrested Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar from his Mumbai residence on a complaint filed by a builder, in connection with an extortion case. The Thane Police's Quick Response Team (QRT), equipped with highly sophisticated weapons, raided the residence of Haseena Parkar at Gordon Hall Apartments on Sophia Zuber Road in Nagpada in central Mumbai

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    An apartment located in the Gordon Hall building of Nagpada, where underworld don late Haseena Parkar lived till her last days in 2014, was auctioned on April 1, 2019 for Rs 1.8 crore. This is one of the gang's four properties that have been auctioned till date. However, 17 more remain to be sold.This was the same flat where Parkar's brother Iqbal Kaskar had shifted to after the Damarwala building in Bhendi Bazaar was declared dilapidated. Thane Anti-Extortion Cell officers had arrested him from the same flat

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  • The story of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar

    A person close to Haseena Parkar said that she had illegally occupied the house. All her children had got married from the same house. She reportedly used to conduct all her business transactions from the Nagpada house. The officials have refused to disclose the person's identity

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Haseena Parkar the younger sister of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim was once known as the mafia queen who ruled the underbelly of Mumbai. She passed away in 2014 after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. Haseena Parkar's name recently came up in the news circles after a 600 sq foot flat in Nagpada, belonging to her went under the hammer. Here's the story of Haseena Parkar who was known as the 'godmother of Nagpada'

 

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