Part 2: The Birth of a Nation
2/7 To mark the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India, an ambitious new dramatization of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Saleem Sinai is born on the stroke of midnight on 15th August 1947, at the exact moment that India and Pakistan become separate, independent nations. From that moment on, his fate is mysteriously handcuffed to the history of his country.
Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon. Starring Nikesh Patel, Narinder Samra and Maya Sondhi
Sound design by Peter Ringrose
Produced and directed by Tracey Neale and Emma Harding
All other parts were played by Selva Rasalingam, Renu Brindle, Ronny Jhutti, Rina Mahoney and Aysha Kala. Show less