Happy 5th of November! Let’s Look at Some Revolutionary Songs!

It’s Guy Fawkes day! The day we celebrate Guy Fawkes’ failure to blow up Parliement by…blowing stuff up? Honestly, I feel like if “Guy Fawkes” didn’t have such an amazing name, we wouldn’t still be talking about him. Anyhoo, let’s look at some big revolutionary Guy Fawkes-like songs. (yes, this is partly an excuse to put up my favorite Malayalam rap song again)

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10 Indian Historical Films About the Quit India Movement

The history streak continues!!!! This time, focused on that early 1900s era right before independence. And I am pretty sure I can come up with a whole other 10 films. Also, prepare yourself for a whole lot of versions of “Rang De Basanti” (yes, according to contemporary accounts, Bhagat Singh did sing it while preparing to be hung) and “Vande Mataram”.

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Shaheed: Not a Good Movie to Watch With Breakfast!

So, I sat down to watch this before work on Independence Day, and I ended up having a much larger breakfast than planned, because that whole last hour of the hunger strike just had me going “ooo, maybe I’ll have another glass of milk!  And toast!  Toast with my eggs!”

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