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Thangam was born in Karnataka, and his mother name is Paulina or Pouli. He was an notorious criminal who was shot dead in a police encounter in 1997.
According to books and media reports from that time, Thangam was considered to be 2nd only to the sandalwood smuggler Veerappan and was known ‘Veerappan Junior’. An report from India Today from 1997, published just a few days before he was shot dead, stated that he had 42 offenses in his name in the past 4 years and he had stolen jewellery and other items worth Rs 1.5 lakhs from a store on 2 December.
Thangam enjoyed the support of the localities because he share his wealth with local peoples and help poor. He was also called ‘Robin Hood’, just like Veerappan.
After that robbery Shoot at sight orders were issued on Thangam because it has been to be an embarrassment for the police force. At the time of his death, Thangam was only 25 years old.
He was killed by the KGF (Kolar Gold Fields) police on 27 December 1997, in Kuppam of Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh.
The police later encounter Thangam’s other 3 brothers – Sagayam, Gopi and Jayakumar.
KGF and Thangam Relation:
KGF Part 1 directed by Prashanth Neel has some similarities to Thangam’s story but otherwise seems to be a largely fictional. For example, in the movie Rocky is inspired by his mother, just as Pouli or Paulina a strong figure in Thangam’s life. In fact, some media reports called Thangam’s gang as ‘Pouli gang’ and they would go around robbing gold shops in and around the KGF (Kolar Gold Fields).
So friends, according to or review there are some similarities between Thangam’s life and KGF movie but otherwise it seems to be fictional.
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