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Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi share the screen space in Milan Luthria’s Baadshaho. Set in the backdrop of 1975 Emergency, the film revolves around a gang that robs a truck carrying gold from one city to another. The film also features Esha Gupta, Vidyut Jammwal, Ileana D’ Cruz and Sanjay Mishra in pivotal roles. It is believed that the action flick revolves around former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s orders to hunt for gold in Jaipur’s Jaigarh Fort in 1976. For those who don’t know, here’s a detailed account of what transpired during the six-month long crackdown resulting due to the Congress government’s fallout with the royal family of Jaipur.

Jaigarh Fort Treasure Hunt
Treasure hunt conducted in 1976 by the Indira Gandhi government during the heydays of the emergency period. Just outside Jaipur, lies the mountain top citadel of Jaigarh fort, which was built by Jai Singh II in 1726 AD to protect the Amber fort. Legend has it that Raja Man Singh I, who was the Rajput ally of Emperor Akbar, collected a lot of wealth during his war campaigns and some of this treasure was hidden in Amber fort and Jaigarh fort for posterity.

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