This special is part of the Indian Nights programme: seventy-five years after gaining independence, India became the world’s most populated country in 2023. A deeply divided country that has retained a character all of its own despite major challenges.
From the Indian modernism of Doshi in The Promise. Architect BV Doshi and Le Corbusier in Chandigarh and Ahmedabad in The Power of Utopia, to portraits of megacities Mumbai and Delhi Ladies Only and All that Breathes – all at AFFR. For lovers of architecture and Bollywood, there is the Mumbai films itself special, where architect Rohan Shivkumar uses film clips to show how much the city’s image has been influenced by film.