When the vaults of the Rampur Nawabs were finally opened in February 2020 after a Supreme Court Order, there was shock. The famed Rampur jewels - priceless diamonds, emeralds and pearls set in exquisite crowns and necklaces were all gone! Where were they? Did they even exist? We find out.
Rediscovering the great Maratha, Lakhuji Jadhavrao, through a chance find, that for the first time allowed us a glimpse of what he looked like.
Ismat Chughtai was a pillar of the modern Urdu short story and a woman who dared to write about the one thing that was most taboo in her time – feminine sexuality. Catch the story of a literary realist who was accused of ‘obscenity’ because her simple but powerful stories threatened conservative Indian society.
Toru Dutt was a literary genius who blended three literary traditions – Indian, English and French. Ironically, the work she is most remembered for was discovered only after her death at the age of 21. Catch the story of this extraordinary daughter of Bengal...
From wet nurse to the power behind the Mughal throne, the royal court had scarcely seen a woman so scheming and ambitious. Catch the story of Maham Anga who had Emperor Akbar virtually under her spell.