ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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'Lagaan' - Invocation of a Lost History?

Politics of Leisure in Colonial India

It is possible to read in 'Lagaan' not only evidence of Indian resistance to British imperialism but in the filmic and imaginative mode, a commentary on the evolution and development of cricket in colonial India and an attempt to recover, in fiction, some of the lost history of the game.

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