India pays lip service to a 19th century European idea that is of little relevance today
An Indian maths scholar in the US is convicted on the absurd charge of threatening George W Bush. He faces over three decades in prison. His scientist father was once unjustly jailed by India for being a US spy. The story of a family’s battle for justice.
It could have been a period piece about political prisoners and state repression during the Emergency. But 30 years after it was made, the film still rings with contemporary relevance.
India’s gift to me is that she doesn’t get in the way of my freedom to be, she allows me the space to show respect voluntarily.
The act of history that gave us our independence in fact created two independent nations. A view from across the border.