The life story of the 16th-century mystic poet and one of India's most revered saints.
Mirabai: I Go the Other Way
Akbar: The World and the Bridge
Sunil Khilnani on the greatest ruler of the Mughal Empire.
Malik Ambar: The Dark Fated One
The life of the Ethiopian who arrived in India as a slave but rose to become a kingmaker.
Dara Shikoh: The Meeting Place of the Two Oceans
The Mughal prince and scholar who found himself at war against his brother.
Shivaji: Dreaming Big
The 17th-century warrior-king is today a role model and symbol of Hindu identity.
Nainsukh: Owner Transfixed by Goose
The artist whose portraits of a prince's life created a new vision for Indian art.
William Jones: Enlightenment Moghul
The 18th-century Welsh scholar who awakened interest in Indian language and culture.
Rammohan Roy: Humanity in General
The 19th-century Bengali scholar and reformer who campaigned against ritual suicide.
Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi: Badass Queen
Exploring the life and death of a heroine of the 1857 rebellion.
Jyotirao Phule: The Open Well
The life of the lower-caste boy who rose to become a social reformer.
Birsa Munda: Have You Been to Chalkad?
The young, charismatic healer who led his tribal community in revolt against the British.
Deen Dayal: Courtier with a Camera
Professor Sunil Khilnani profiles pioneering photographer Lala Deen Dayal, born in 1844.
Jamsetji Tata: Swadeshi Capitalist
How Jamsetji Tata transformed Indian industry and set out to beat the Raj.
Vivekananda: Bring All Together
Sunil Khilnani explores the life of Vivekananda, India's first global guru.
Annie Besant: An Indian Tomtom
The journey of Annie Besant, from English social reformer to leader of the Congress Party.
Chidambaram Pillai: Swadeshi Steam
Sunil Khilnani examines Indian freedom fighter Chidambaram Pillai.
Incarnations: India in 50 Lives - Omnibus
Deen Dayal, Jamsetji Tata, Swami Vivekananda, Annie Besant, Chidambaram Pillai
Sunil Khilnani presents audio portraits of figures who have shaped Indian history.
Ramanujan: The Elbow of Genius
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the gifted mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Tagore: Unlocking Cages
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the Bengali writer and thinker Rabindranath Tagore.
Visvesvaraya: Extracting Moonbeams from Cucumbers
Sunil Khilnani explores the life and work of engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.
Periyar: Sniper of Sacred Cows
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of Periyar, the rationalist and social activist.
Iqbal: Death for Falcons
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the poet and philosopher Sir Muhammad Iqbal.
Ramanujan, Tagore, Visvesvaraya, Periyar, Iqbal
Amrita Sher-Gil: This Is Me
Sunil Khilnani tells the story of the painter Amrita Sher-Gil.
Subhas Chandra Bose: A Touch of the Abnormal
Sunil Khilnani explores the life of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose.
Gandhi: In the Palm of Our Hands
A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian nationalist movement.
Jinnah: The Chess Player
Sunil Khilnani explores the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan.
Manto: The Unsentimentalist
Exploring the life and work of India's master of the short story, Saadat Hasan Manto.
Amrita Sher-Gil, Subhas Chandra Bose, Gandhi, Jinnah, Manto
Bhimrao Ambedkar: Building Palaces on Dung Heaps
Bhimrao Ambedkar, fighter of caste discrimination and the author of India's constitution.
Raj Kapoor: The Politics of Love
A profile of the celebrated actor and movie director Raj Kapoor.
Sheikh Abdullah: Chains of Gold
Sunil Khilnani explores the life of Sheikh Abdullah, the Lion of Kashmir.
Krishna Menon: Sombre Porcupine
A profile of the abrasive Indian diplomat and statesman Krishna Menon.
Subbulakshmi: Opening Rosebuds
Sunil Khilnani explores the life of south Indian singer MS Subbulakshmi.
Bhimrao Ambedkar, Raj Kapoor, Sheikh Abdullah, Krishna Menon, Subbalakshmi
Indira Gandhi: The Centre of Everything
A profile of Indira Gandhi, India's first woman prime minister.
Satyajit Ray: India without Elephants
Sunil Khilnani explores the life and work of film-maker Satyajit Ray.
Charan Singh: A Common Cause
A profile of Charan Singh, champion of the cause of India's farmers.
MF Husain: Hindustan Is Free
A portrait of the controversial Indian artist MF Husain.
Dhirubhai Ambani: Fins
A profile of the Indian business tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani.
Indira Gandhi, Satyajit Ray, Charan Singh, MF Husain, Dhirubhai Ambani
The Buddha, Mahavira Jain, Kautilya and Ashoka
Charaka, Aryabhata, Rajaraja Chola and Basavana
A history of India told through 50 remarkable lives presented by Professor Sunil Khilnani.
Amir Khusro, Kabir, Guru Nanak, Mirabai
A look at four late-medieval poets who are still influential today.
Akbar, Malik Ambar, Shivaji, Nainsukh
Exploring three lives from the world of power and one from the world of art.
Omnibus Series 1 Episode 5
Audio portraits of William Jones, Rani of Jhansi, Jyotirao Phule and Birsa Munda.
SailGP starts. 18 Feb, 2019
SailGP starts in Sydney and the Grandads of the Atlantic complete their mammoth row.
The Columbia space shuttle disaster
The US space shuttle disintegrated on its way back to Earth on February 1, 2003.
Saving the Tinker's Heart for Scotland's traveller community
Mark Stephen hears about the campaign to save the Tinker's Heart in Argyll.
Tom Holland and Iszi Lawrence explore stories revealed by history’s lines and linkages.
The curse of Agent Orange
One woman's battle against the toxic legacy of the Vietnam War