Why were Muslims considered a big reason for the Revolt of 1857?


By Sunil Kumar Muslims were one of the reasons behind the 1857 Revolt; which is called “The First War of Indian Independence” in India; and rather uncharitably as “The Mutiny” by British historians. Now; consider India circa 1857. The mighty …

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What were the underlying social,political, economic factors that led to many patriotic films made from 1995-2006?


By Sunil Kumar In my opinion there was no substantial rise of patriotic films in India(1995–2006). In fact; most films after independence were substantially more anti-establishment; espousing socialist virtues(anti-zamindar, thakur, big industrialist); and the British; who we had recently gotten …

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