Bajirao Mastani

In 16th century India, an undefeated warrior, Bajirao Ballal was bestowed with the title of Peshwa, or Prime Minister, by the Hindu Maratha King Shahu. He became the greatest weapon of the Maratha Empire, which he expanded through non-stop war campaigns 8 months of the year. While camped with his men one night, a rider descended on Bajirao with an urgent request to save Bundelkhand, a fort belonging to another Hindu king, which was under siege by the Moguls, Bajirao"s greatest opponents. Bajirao refused initially, but was mesmerized upon seeing the rider, a beautiful girl, moreover a Rajput princess who rode for days to seek out his help. Princess Mastani was the daughter of a Hindu King, Raja Chattrasal. Her mother, Roohani Begum was Muslim. Mastani was used to getting what she desired, and she desired Bajirao. If Bajirao was the weapon of the Maratha Empire, his wife Kashi was the salve. She possessed a soft, soothing nature and was utterly devoted to Bajirao. She was adored by not


Club and Group screenings

Wed 4th Oct 14.00 Bradford Golden Years Film Festival: Celebrating active ageing and life through film. India on Film: A special season of films to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence. Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles
Thu 5th Oct 20.00 India on Film: A special season of films to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence. Subtitled: This show is in the original language and will have English subtitles



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