Jhansi Ki Rani / The Tiger and the Flame

TitleJhansi Ki Rani / The Tiger and the Flame
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1953
AuthorsModi, Sohrab
Running Time2h 28min
Date Released01/24/1953
Publication LanguageHindi

This first Bollywood film shot in Technicolor focuses on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi (1828-1858), an Indian queen of the Martha princely state of Jhansi in North India, who lead her people in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. It follows her trajectory from a young confident girl chosen to be the wife of the much older King to her fearless pursuit of politics, diplomacy, and military strategy to further Indian independence. She becamse a became a symbol of resistance to the British Raj for Indian nationalists.

Original Publicationझांसी की रानी (jhaansee kee raanee)
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