Here in America in 2011 we can scarcely envision what life more likely than not been similar to in India in 1947.The story spins around a young lady with polio, Lenny, the main offspring of high society Parsi guardians. For reasons I don’t know I comprehend, Parsis and Christians are not part of the strains between Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs.
India has acquired its long-looked for freedom from Great Britain, yet now individuals who were at any rate semi-joined in their common disdain of being a settlement of Britain turn on each other with a viciousness the extent of which is hard to get a handle on. It’s ghastly to believe that is what is portrayed in this film is a minor rate of the genuine brutality that India experienced.
Lenny’s ayah (live in sitter) is Shanta, a lovely youthful Hindu lady. They go through their days unwinding with a gathering of companions, including a Sikh, and two youthful Muslim men who are both clearly infatuated with Shanta.
As the motion picture opens, they discuss the coming autonomy for India and what it will mean.As the motion picture proceeds with, we see the catastrophe. One of the men goes to the prepare station to meet relatives touching base from a Hindu overwhelmed region. Everybody on the prepare – evidently every one of them Muslims looking to acquire shelter in Pakistan – have been butchered by Hindus.