india Documentaries

India’s Daughter


India’s Daughter, a 2015 crime documentary film by Leslee Udwin based on the Dehli Gang-Rape, an infamously disturbing incident which happened in December 2012. Jyoti Singh a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was raped and murdered while travelling home on a bus after watching the movie "[...]

Forest Man


  “Forest Man“ is the story of Jadav Payeng, an Indian man who single-handedly planted nearly 1400 acres of forest to save his island, Majuli.   Written and directed by Canadian filmmaker William Douglas McMaster, this 2013 short-documentary provides a glimpse into an[...]

The Buddha


  The Buddha is the founding figure of Buddhism, a religion of traditions, ideas and spiritual practices. He is believed to have eastern part of ancient India sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE.   This 2010 documentary film explores the history of this ancient fig[...]

Aamir Khan: The Snake Charmer

2017 Unrated

The Snake Charmer is a 2017 political documentary broadcast by Al-Jazeera and hosted by Nina Maria Paschalidou about famous Indian actor Aamir Khan.   Aamir Khan is one of the most influential Bollywood actors having risen to fame during the 1980's. After starring in some of the most[...]

Monty Dons Paradise Gardens

2018 Unrated

Monty Don travels across the Islamic world to teach us about the most beautiful Paradise Gardens which are depicted in the Holy Koran.   Beginning in Spain, which was an Islamic country for more than 800 years, Monty then travels from Morocco to India and Iran, in search of paradise garde[...]

Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, 1869–1948

1968 Unrated

Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, a three-part documentary presented by Vithalbhai Jhaveri about Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi was an Indian activist commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (meaning ‘Great Soul’), he was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, in North West India, on 2nd Oc[...]

Indian Leopard: In the Killing Fields

2004 Unrated

Indian Leopard documentary. The Indian Leopard (Panthera paradus fusca) is a subspecies of the Leopard family and is located across the Indian continent.  This big cat has distinctive yellow fur with large black spots which makes its fur highly desirable for poachers in their illegal trade of a[...]

Treasures of The Indus - Of Gods and Men

2016 Unrated

In the final episode of this BBC mini series, Sona Datta ends her tour of India by looking at the birth of Hinduism, from a highly intimate and personal relationship between people sharing common ideolgies to its modern day perception. She looks at the story through its acrhitecture and some of its[...]

Treasures Of The Indus - The Other Side of the Taj Mahal


In this episode Sona Datta continues her journey through the Indian subcontinent to rediscover its rich and illustrious past. She looks closely at the Mughals who created the largest and most iconic Indian civilization to of existed, who created some of the most awe inspiring monuments we see i[...]

Treasures of the Indus - Pakistan Unveiled

2016 Unrated

In the first episode of the 3 part series, Sona Datta travels to Pakistan to trace the ancient origins that have shaped the modern India we see today. India is a subcontinent steeped in culture and huge religious significance. We at one of the very first great human civilizations that spaw[...]

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