Dawood Ibrahim’s story is one straight out of Mario Puzo’s ganglands. 
Dawood Ibrahim’s story is one straight out of Mario Puzo’s ganglands. (Photo: PTI)
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  • 2. What was Dawood's First Brush With Crime?
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From a Cop’s Son to India’s Most Wanted: Dawood Ibrahim, Explained

Dawood Ibrahim’s story is the stuff movies are made of: The son of a police constable who goes from hooligan in Dongri to smuggler to murderer to organiser of a trans-continental crime syndicate featured on India’s and Interpol’s Wanted list and fugitive residing at an undisclosed location in Pakistan with more than a dozen aliases and several fake passports! 

While there might be no Netflix Special on the Don of the Underworld (yet), we’ve got your back. Here’s everything you need to know about the fascinating, gritty life of crime led by Dawood Ibrahim.

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