Viewing India's Partition Through Bollywood

Aug 14, 2017
Originally published on August 14, 2017 2:27 pm

Pakistan and India are marking 70 years since they won their independence from British rule in 1947. That’s when the countries were also partitioned into two — a bloody time that led millions to flee their homes and left as many as 1 million people dead.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Sidharth Bhatia (@bombaywallah) of The Wire about how partition has been portrayed by India’s film industry.

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