The initial focus of TV presenter Anita Rani’s story is her maternal grandfather Sant Singh – whom she never met. All she knows is that he suffered terrible tragedy at the time of India’s Partition. According to her mother, Sant had another family before marrying Anita’s grandmother. She heads to India to see if she can unravel the mystery about her grandfather’s past – and uncover the dark secret that has hung over the
family since Partition. It’s an extraordinary and harrowing journey.
HOW FAR BACK: 1940s
TOPICS COVERED: Indian Partition