The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey
Details: (M), 150 mins, India,
Synopsis: The film follows the legendary Mangal Pandey (Aamir Khan), the leader of the 1857 uprising against the corrupt and exploitative East India Company which treated the Indian soldiers in its army with disrespect. The mutiny began with the army's introduction of a new gunpowder cartridge that was greased with cow and pig fat, making it off-limits for both the Hindu and Muslim sepoys. SBS TWO, Friday December 2 @ 9.30pm
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