The Great Escape

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The Great Escape

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Tue 10:00 PM

Dive into a world of action, drama, determination and courage while reliving the greatest escape stories of our time in an all new mini-series ‘The Great Escape’. The show is based on true events and takes you on a thrilling ride of the most daring escapes from Indian history. Each episode showcases a different escape story. Some of the stories covered in the series include Sushmita Banerjee’s escape from the Taliban in Afghanistan, Dalai Lama’s escape from Tibet, the story of a daring jailbreak by the inmates of a jail in Punjab, and Indian prisoner-of-war Nihal Singh and Ram Chander Yadav's escape from the clutches of the Chinese in the Indo-China war. The mini-series even has some comments from the people who made these exhilarating escapes, including the Dalai Lama himself. Each episode takes you to different locations across varied time periods. The stylizations of those eras, mixed with the thrill of escape keeps you hooked till the end.

  • Episode 1 & 2 - Dalai Lama – Escape to India

    Having been recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama at the age of two, Lhamo Thondup’s reign as the spiritual and political leader began at a strained point in Chinese-Tibetan...read more

  • Episode 3 - Sushmita Banerjee

    Sushmita Banerjee is the story of a young Bengali girl who moved to Afghanistan after marrying a Patha...read more

  • Episode 4 - Rezang La

    While India may have suffered great losses during the Sino-Indian conflict of 1962, the war is also known for one of the significant defences put up by India at the battle of...read more

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Dive into a world of action, drama, determination and courage while reliving the greatest escape stories of our time in an all new mini-series ‘The Great Escape’. The show is based on true events and takes you on a thrilling ride of the most daring escapes from Indian history. Each episode showcases a different escape story. Some of the stories covered in the series include Sushmita Banerjee’s escape from the Taliban in Afghanistan, Dalai Lama’s escape from Tibet, the story of a daring jailbreak by the inmates of a jail in Punjab, and Indian prisoner-of-war Nihal Singh and Ram Chander Yadav's escape from the clutches of the Chinese in the Indo-China war. The mini-series even has some comments from the people who made these exhilarating escapes, including the Dalai Lama himself. Each episode takes you to different locations across varied time periods. The stylizations of those eras, mixed with the thrill of escape keeps you hooked till the end.

Episode Guide

  • Episode 1 & 2 - Dalai Lama – Escape to India

    Having been recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama at the age of two, Lhamo Thondup’s reign as the spiritual and political leader began at a strained point in Chinese-Tibetan...read more

  • Episode 3 - Sushmita Banerjee

    Sushmita Banerjee is the story of a young Bengali girl who moved to Afghanistan after marrying a Patha...read more

  • Episode 4 - Rezang La

    While India may have suffered great losses during the Sino-Indian conflict of 1962, the war is also known for one of the significant defences put up by India at the battle of...read more

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