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The story of a revolutionary
Music and music videos served the purpose of getting a message across on various occasions. One such video that will be released tomorrow is that of Frank Brazil, the new song by Ska band The Ska Vengers.

The animated video, created by Kunal Sen and Tisha Deb Pillai, tells the story of Udham Singh, the man who assasinated Michael O’Dwyer in London in 1940.

As the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, O’Dwyer had approved of the firing that led to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Singh was later executed. We love the contemporary touch given to the video that marks the 75th death anniversary of Singh.

Singer Amit Kumar performs during the rehearsal for upcoming concert ‘Ye Shaam Mastani’ in honour of his late father actor and singer Kishore Kumar in Mumbai. Pic/PTI
Singer Amit Kumar performs during the rehearsal for upcoming concert ‘Ye Shaam Mastani’ in honour of his late father actor and singer Kishore Kumar in Mumbai. Pic/PTI

(Left) Sidharth Bhatia, Raja Sen and Rahul Desai (right) discuss film journalism at Kitab Mahal on Tuesday. This was followed by the release of Bhatia’s book, ‘The Patels of Film India’. Pic/Sayed Sameer Abedi
(Left) Sidharth Bhatia, Raja Sen and Rahul Desai (right) discuss film journalism at Kitab Mahal on Tuesday. This was followed by the release of Bhatia’s book, ‘The Patels of Film India’. Pic/Sayed Sameer Abedi

Birthday boy Sanjay Dutt’s wife Manyata Dutt (yellow kurta) and Priya Dutt (black) arrive from Pune, as they step out of Kalina Gate No 8, at CSIA last afternoon after wishing the actor on his birthday. Pic/Yogen Shah
Birthday boy Sanjay Dutt’s wife Manyata Dutt (yellow kurta) and Priya Dutt (black) arrive from Pune, as they step out of Kalina Gate No 8, at CSIA last afternoon after wishing the actor on his birthday. Pic/Yogen Shah

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