Did Cyril Radcliffe regret the line that he drew to divide India and Pakistan in 1947 and did he ever read W H Auden's scathing poem about his role in the Partition? These questions led "Neerja" director Ram Madhvani to make his short film, "This Bloody Line" ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
In its preoccupation with drama, Begum Jaan neglects to reveal its soul, feels Sukanya Verma. The truth of Partition is stained with blood and brutality. One that burnt homes, took lives and livelihoods, spurred communal violence and triggered a mass exodus between India and Pakistan. It was a time of uncertainty, incredulity, ill will and inexplicable chaos and there aren't too many ways to reflect on it without getting sentimental. But when writer and director Srijit Mukherjee uses this ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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