The Great Escape - Season 1

E1 Sushmita Banerjee - Escape From Afghanistan

Genre: History | 42:59

Age Description: U/A 7+  PG


Sushmita Banerjee is the story of a young Bengali girl who moved to Afghanistan after marrying a Pathan. Defying her parents, Sushmita eloped to her husbands hometown only to discover that he was already married He soon abandoned her and left for Calcutta. Sushmita tried to rebuild her life in the tiny hamlet of Afghanistan by starting a small clinic, where she treated Afghani women. However, with the rise of the Taliban, the clinic was forcefully shut down and Sushmita was punished for defying religious laws. Sushmitas escape story unfolds as she tries to reach Calcutta despite having few allies in the foreign nation and has a death warrant issued in her name.

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All Episodes

E1 Sushmita Banerjee - Escape From Afghanistan
E2 Rezang La
E3 Dalai Lama - Escape To India - 1
E4 Dalai Lama - Escape To India - 2
E5 Chandrapur - Part 1
E6 Chandrapur - Part 2
Special Episode The Dalai Lama's Escape

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