BBC’s “Partition Voices” Chronicles the Reverberating Pain of 1947

August 11, 2017

These stories are beautiful because they are honest. In 1947, India gained independence from the British empire and also seceded what is now known as Pakistan. This month marks the 70 years since. The aftermath is still fresh, so too remain the stories of the lives affected. Louis Mountbatten, the last British viceroy, proposed the … Read More

Talking Salma With Kiran Sonia Sawar

April 8, 2016

Last week we published a review of the BBC mini-drama Murdered By My Father, a film that tells the story of Salma, a victim of honor-based violence. We sat down with the actress who portrayed her, Kiran Sonia Sawar, to talk about what went in to creating the character. For you, who is Salma? For me, … Read More