About the TV Show
based on novel or book miniseries partition
First Air Date: January 09, 1988
|First Aired on||:||1988|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||6 episodes in 1 Seasons|
Based on the novel by Bhisham Sahni, Tamas is an epic drama set against the backdrop of riot-stricken North India on the eve of Partition in 1947. Nathu, an outcast, is hired to kill a pig, whose carcass he’s later appalled to find in front of the mosque. A riot follows and, ridden with guilt, Nathu takes his ailing mother and pregnant wife and leaves town.