Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Fact-Checking Ashutosh Gowarikar's Panipat

Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Panipat: The Great Betrayal was released on the 6th of December. The film presents itself as a fictionalized version of the historic battle. In India this is generally code for “we couldn’t bother to do enough research and decided to play fast and loose with history”. I watched the film at the historic Star Theatre in Kolkata today, and here are some odd things about the film that I noticed