Incarnations - India In 50 Lives

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Amrita Sher-Gil: This Is Me20160307
Amrita Sher-Gil: This Is Me20160307

Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the painter Amrita Sher-Gil.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Annie Besant: An Indian Tomtom20160225
Annie Besant: An Indian Tomtom20160225

The journey of Annie Besant, from English social reformer to leader of the Congress Party.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Bhimrao Ambedkar: Building Palaces on Dung Heaps20160314
Bhimrao Ambedkar: Building Palaces on Dung Heaps20160314

Bhimrao Ambedkar, fighter of caste discrimination and the author of India's constitution.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Charan Singh: A Common Cause20160323
Charan Singh: A Common Cause20160323

A profile of Charan Singh, champion of the cause of India's farmers.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Chidambaram Pillai: Swadeshi Steam20160226
Chidambaram Pillai: Swadeshi Steam20160226

Sunil Khilnani examines Indian freedom fighter Chidambaram Pillai.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Deen Dayal: Courtier with a Camera20160222
Deen Dayal: Courtier with a Camera20160222

Professor Sunil Khilnani profiles pioneering photographer Lala Deen Dayal, born in 1844.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Dhirubhai Ambani: Fins20160325
Dhirubhai Ambani: Fins20160325

A profile of the Indian business tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Gandhi: In the Palm of Our Hands20160309
Gandhi: In the Palm of Our Hands20160309

A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian nationalist movement.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Indira Gandhi: The Centre of Everything20160321
Indira Gandhi: The Centre of Everything20160321

A profile of Indira Gandhi, India's first woman prime minister.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Iqbal: Death for Falcons20160304
Iqbal: Death for Falcons20160304

Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the poet and philosopher Sir Muhammad Iqbal.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Jamsetji Tata: Swadeshi Capitalist20160223
Jamsetji Tata: Swadeshi Capitalist20160223

How Jamsetji Tata transformed Indian industry and set out to beat the Raj.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Jinnah: The Chess Player20160310
Jinnah: The Chess Player20160310

Sunil Khilnani explores the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Krishna Menon: Sombre Porcupine20160317
Krishna Menon: Sombre Porcupine20160317

A profile of the abrasive Indian diplomat and statesman Krishna Menon.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Manto: The Unsentimentalist20160311
Manto: The Unsentimentalist20160311

Exploring the life and work of India's master of the short story, Saadat Hasan Manto.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

MF Husain: Hindustan Is Free20160324
MF Husain: Hindustan Is Free20160324

A portrait of the controversial Indian artist MF Husain.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Periyar: Sniper of Sacred Cows20160303
Periyar: Sniper of Sacred Cows20160303

Sunil Khilnani tells the story of Periyar, the rationalist and social activist.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Raj Kapoor: The Politics of Love20160315
Raj Kapoor: The Politics of Love20160315

A profile of the celebrated actor and movie director Raj Kapoor.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Ramanujan: The Elbow of Genius20160229
Ramanujan: The Elbow of Genius20160229

Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the gifted mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Satyajit Ray: India without Elephants20160322
Satyajit Ray: India without Elephants20160322

Sunil Khilnani explores the life and work of film-maker Satyajit Ray.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Sheikh Abdullah: Chains of Gold20160316
Sheikh Abdullah: Chains of Gold20160316

Sunil Khilnani explores the life of Sheikh Abdullah, the Lion of Kashmir.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Subbulakshmi: Opening Rosebuds20160318
Subbulakshmi: Opening Rosebuds20160318

Sunil Khilnani explores the life of south Indian singer MS Subbulakshmi.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Subhas Chandra Bose: A Touch of the Abnormal20160308
Subhas Chandra Bose: A Touch of the Abnormal20160308

Sunil Khilnani explores the life of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Tagore: Unlocking Cages20160301
Tagore: Unlocking Cages20160301

Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the Bengali writer and thinker Rabindranath Tagore.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Visvesvaraya: Extracting Moonbeams from Cucumbers20160302
Visvesvaraya: Extracting Moonbeams from Cucumbers20160302

Sunil Khilnani explores the life and work of engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.

Vivekananda: Bring All Together20160224
Vivekananda: Bring All Together20160224

Sunil Khilnani explores the life of Vivekananda, India's first global guru.

The history of India told through the lives of 50 phenomenal people.