Filmmaker Karan Johar‘s upcoming production venture, The Untold Story of C Sankaran Nair, will be directed by Karan Singh Tyagi.
The movie maverick has decided to announce a film on C. Sankaran Nair, the man who helped people uncover the truth of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
The film will unravel the legendary courtroom battle that he fought against the British Raj to uncover the truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Check out the post here –
Who was C Sankaran Nair?
C Sankaran Nair was the president of the Indian National Congress in Amaravathi in 1897. Described as a constitutionalist within the national movement, he resigned from the Viceroy’s Executive Council after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. He left for England to ensure “there would be no Jallianwala Bagh again in India.’
He claimed in his book that Michael O’Dwyer was responsible for the atrocity and was sued by O’ Dwyer for libel. The case was won by O’Dwyer with only political economist Harold Laski as the dissenting juryman in 11 to 1 jury decision. O’Dwyer reportedly said he will forgo the damages of £7,000 if Nair apologised, which he refused to do despite it being a large sum.