Who Do You Think You Are: Sunetra Sarker (BBC-1 22 Feb 2017)

Who Do You Think You Are Sunetra Sarker

Actor Sunetra Sarker sets out to explore the Bengali heritage she ignored when she was growing up in Liverpool in the episode airing on Wednesday 22 Feb at 8.00pm on BBC One.

Starting in Kolkata, Sunetra learns of her great grandfather’s courageous activism in colonial Bengal – and of a family connection to Gandhi during the struggle for Indian independence.

Crossing into Bangladesh, Sunetra visits her great grandmother’s ancestral home village and discovers the harrowing story of how her family was caught up Bangladesh’s 1971 war for independence.

Who Do You Think You Are: Sunetra Sarker airs on Wednesday 22 February 2017 from 8.00pm-9.00pm on BBC One.

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