One of the UK's leading choreographers nominates the Indian mathematician Ramanujan.
A profile of Charan Singh, champion of the cause of India's farmers.
A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian nationalist movement.
Professor Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics drives science.
How has Narendra Modi changed India economically, politically and as a global power?
A profile of Indira Gandhi, India's first woman prime minister.
A portrait of the 16th-century warrior, intellectual, poet and self-doubting king.
A profile of the abrasive Indian diplomat and statesman Krishna Menon.
Ritula Shah presents a profile of Indian prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
Nazir Afzal chooses Mahatma Gandhi as his great life.
Musician and composer Nitin Sawhney on the last moments of his mentor, Ravi Shankar.
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the gifted mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Tim Franks profiles the man who embodied the Indian dream, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
As the Cricket World Cup gets underway, Rob Bonnet profiles Indian star Sachin Tendulkar.
Sunil Khilnani on the life of Adi Shankaracharya, revered Hindu philosopher and theologian
The 17th-century warrior-king is today a role model and symbol of Hindu identity.
Sunil Khilnani explores the life of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Rabindranath Tagore.
Rabindranath Tagore was the world's first Asian Nobel Laureate - but his medal was stolen
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the Bengali writer and thinker Rabindranath Tagore.
Tanika Gupta nominates Rabindranath Tagore. With Matthew Parris and Ketaki Kushari Dyson.
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan looks back at his career.
An insight into Shivaji, the 17th-century warrior-king and modern Indian hero.