My Favorites

  • Animal Farm: a novel by George Orwell, a must watch/read by everybody.

One of the 100 best English-language novels, Animal Farm, an allegorical and dystopian novel by George Orwell, published in England on 17 August 1945; with the animals taking over their farm by means of a revolutionary coup, but then discovering that although all animals are supposed to be equal, some are more equal than others.

  • Pradanmantri: Wonderful news-films by Shekhar Kapur to understand India after independence… the past gives the present its value!

Pradhanmantri : Episode 1: Integration of 565 Princely States with India
Pradhanmantri : Episode 2: Story of Hyderabad & Junagarh
Pradhanmantri : Episode 3: Story of Kashmir
Pradhanmantri : Episode 4: Story of Madras and Bombay

Pradhanmantri : Episode 5: Hindu Code Bill
Pradhanmantri : Episode 6: India-China war
Pradhanmantri : Episode 7: Lal Bahadur Shastri
Pradhanmantri : Episode 8: After the death of Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri
Pradhanmantri : Episode 9: Split in Congress – Indira Gandhi and Morarji Desai
Pradhanmantri : Episode 10: Story before 1971 war
Pradhanmantri : Episode 11: 1971 Indo-Pak war
Pradhanmantri : Episode 12: Emergency in India
Pradhanmantri : Episode 13: India after emergency, Janata Party wins general election
Pradhanmantri : Episode 14: Operation Blue Star and the assassination of Indira Gandhi
Pradhanmantri : Episode 15: India after assassination of Indira Gandhi, Sikh Riots
Pradhanmantri : Episode 16: Babri Mosque Demolition
Pradhanmantri : Episode 17: The story of the Bofors scandal
Pradhanmantri : Episode 18: Mandal Commission and the fall of V P Singh
Pradhanmantri : Episode 19: The assasination of Rajiv Gandhi
Pradhanmantri : Episode 20: PV Narasimha Rao
Pradhanmantri : Episode 21: Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s 13-day govt
Pradhanmantri : Episode 22: Pokhran-II and Kargil War
Pradhanmantri : Episode 23: 2002 Gujarat Riots and Fall of Vajpayee Government
Pradhanmantri : Episode 24: Even after winning polls, Sonia did not become PM in 2004
Pradhanmantri : Episode 25: Scams during Manmohan Singh government