Love and Betrayal in India is a Documentary programme.

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Love and Betrayal in India

Historian William Dalrymple travels to the Deccan Plains of India to explore the remarkable love affair between British diplomat James Achilles Kirkpatrick and Khair un-Nissa, the Muslim princess he married. Through the 18th century art and architecture of both countries, and in archives across both continents, Dalrymple unearths a story of seduction and betrayal at odds with the conventional boundaries of empire.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Love and Betrayal in India next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 February 9th, 10:00pm. See more...