According to reports, Naseeruddin Shah was approached for the role of underworld don Tiger Memon in Black Friday. However, the actor reportedly turned down the proposal because he wasn’t comfortable playing the role of a Muslim terrorist. The role of Tiger Memon was later played by Pavan Malhotra.
Who is Tiger in Black Friday?
Ibrahim Mushtaq Abdul Razzaq Memon (born 24 November 1960), better known by the nickname Tiger Memon, is a terrorist, reckoned to be one of the master-minds behind the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case.
What happened with Tiger Memon?
Yakub Memon was the brother of one of the prime suspects in the bombings, Tiger Memon.
|Cause of death||Execution by hanging at 06:35 IST in Nagpur central jail|
|Known for||1993 Bombay bombings|
|Criminal status||Executed by hanging on 30 July 2015 Place – Nagpur Central Jail|
Who is the tiger of Mumbai?
He got the nickname Tiger after helping a petty drugs and weapons smuggler to evade the crime branch of Mumbai Police by driving his car recklessly over 100 km/h on one-way roads.
|Ibrahim Mushtaq Abdul Razzaq Memon|
|Born||24 November 1960 Bombay, Maharashtra, India|
|Other names||Tiger Memon|
Why was Black Friday banned?
BLACK FRIDAY WAS INITIALLY BANNED
It was only after the TADA court delivered its verdict in the 1993 blasts case in 2007 that the film was allowed to release at the theatres after almost 3 years. “It’s been a tough journey and it feels like something has finally been unblocked.
Who were involved in 1993 Mumbai blast?
The court said that Mustafa Dossa, Abu Salem, Tahir Merchant and Firoz Khan were among the main conspirators of ’93 blasts case. The court has set the next hearing date on June 19, to decide the date for argument on quantum of sentence.
Where are white tigers found in India?
The white tiger or bleached tiger is a leucistic pigmentation variant of the Bengal tigers, Siberian Tiger and hybrids between the two, which is reported in the wild from time to time in the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha in the Sunderbans region and especially in the former State …
Does India have Black Friday?
Many online retailers in India are also providing attractive discounts to the excitement of shoppers for the Black Friday on November 26. The tradition goes back many years as it heralds the beginning of shopping for the Christmas season.