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Writing The Century: Letters from a Young Indian Revolutionary

July 31st, 2015

Episode 39 of 145 episodes

Set in 1930's Calcutta 'Letters from a Young Indian Revolutionary' is the true story of Tanika Gupta's great uncle Dinesh Gupta and his resistance to British Colonial rule based on the letters he wrote while imprisoned in Alipore Jail and his brother Pritish Gupta's journals. DINESH.....Ameet Chana KAMALA.....Archie Panjabi OLDER PRITISH.....Vincent Ebrahim YOUNG PRITISH.....Sagar Arya BADAL.....Chris Nayak Directed by Nadia Molinari

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