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The Birth of a Nation

Episode 2 of 5

A new dramatization of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. Saleem is born at the exact moment of India's Partition, August 1947 Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon.

Sound design by Peter Ringrose
Produced and directed by Tracey Neale and Emma Harding.

57 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Saleem Nikesh Patel
Ahmed Narinder Samra
Mumtaz Anneika Rose
Mary Chetna Pandya
Dr Narlikar Emilio Doorgasingh
Ismail Kulvinder Ghir
Nadir Khan Akbar Kurtha
Methwold Philip Fox
Commander Sabarmati Ace Bhatti
Joseph d'Costa Ashley Kumar
Wee Willie Winkie Ronny Jhutti
Young Saleem Zain Syed
Young Jamila Misha Shah
Sonny Ahren Chadha
Actor Maya Sondhi
Actor Deeivya Meir
Actor Sagar Arya
Actor Selva Rasalingam
Actor Renu Brindle
Actor Rina Mahoney
Actor Silas Carson
Actor Aysha Kala
Author Salman Rushdie
Adaptor Ayeesha Menon
Director Tracey Neale
Director Emma Harding
Producer Tracey Neale
Producer Emma Harding

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