Film Show “Mangal Pandey”

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Celebrating the 60 years of Independence of India and the 150 years of the War of the year 1857 for Independence The Embassy of India in Athens The Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (EL.IN.E.P.A) and The Ionic Center of Scientific and Cultural Studies  organized the screening of the film MANGAL PANDEY (Hindi Language- English subtitles) Wednesday, June 6, …

HINDI FILMS OF THE 50s IN GREECE: THE LATEST CHAPTER OF A LONG DIALO

Helen Abadzi Most people know that Alexander the Great conquered northwest India in 327 CE.  But very few people know that India conquered the heart of Greece around 1960.   Not even Indians know of this remarkable event.[i]  The invasion started in 1954 and took place on the screens of working-class movie houses.  It was an invasion of spectacular …