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A Call to Spy movie review: Radhika Apte plays Noor Inayat Khan in the spy drama.

A Call to Spy movie review: Are you Raazi for more Radhika Apte?

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 07:13 AM IST
A Call to Spy movie review: With a complete absence of conflict, a confused screenplay and lacklustre direction, the new spy drama, co-starring Radhika Apte, does a disservice to the incredible women that it wants to honour.
Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II.(Reuters)
Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy captured and killed by the Nazis during World War II.(Reuters)

Another UK honour for Indian-origin spy Noor Inayat Khan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 04:45 AM IST
The Bloomsbury home of Khan – 4, Taviton Street – will be marked prominently with a ‘blue plaque’ by English Heritage, a charity organisation that manages and cares for over 400 historic monuments, buildings and sites.
The idea of having Gandhi on a British coin was previously announced by former chancellor Sajid Javid in October 2019.(via REUTERS)
The idea of having Gandhi on a British coin was previously announced by former chancellor Sajid Javid in October 2019.(via REUTERS)

Rishi Sunak calls for Mahatma Gandhi, non-white icons on UK coins

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 02:11 PM IST
Rishi Sunak has written to the Royal Mint Advisory Committee that recommends themes and designs of coins, supporting a campaign called ‘We Too Built Britain’, which seeks representation of non-white icons on British currency.
The candidates in the running include Noor Inayat Khan, who was the first Indian-origin World War II spy for Britain, and Khudadad Khan, the first soldier of the British Indian Army to become the recipient of the prestigious Victoria Cross, the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy given to British and Commonwealth forces.(via REUTERS)
The candidates in the running include Noor Inayat Khan, who was the first Indian-origin World War II spy for Britain, and Khudadad Khan, the first soldier of the British Indian Army to become the recipient of the prestigious Victoria Cross, the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy given to British and Commonwealth forces.(via REUTERS)

Rishi Sunak considers ethnic minority figures on UK coins

London | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 05:13 PM IST
According to ‘The Sunday Telegraph’, plans have been submitted to the Royal Mint to work out some proposals as the Indian-origin finance minister reflects upon a campaign to put influential black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) figures from history on a set of coins titled “Service to the Nation”.
Radhika Apte as Noor Inayat Khan in A Call To Spy.
Radhika Apte as Noor Inayat Khan in A Call To Spy.

Radhika Apte as real-life British spy Noor Inayat Khan in A Call To Spy. See pic

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Radhika Apte stars in A Call To Spy with Sarah Megan Thomas and Stana Katic. It is about three female spies who worked for Winston Churchill during the World War II.
(Photo Courtesy: English Heritage)
(Photo Courtesy: English Heritage)

Indian-origin British spy Noor Inayat Khan to be honoured with ‘blue plaque’

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 10:14 PM IST
Noor Inayat Khan worked for the Special Operations Executive in Paris during 1943. She evaded capture by the Nazis and continued to send messages to London for far longer than expected, but was betrayed, arrested and interrogated, but refused to give up secrets.
A bust of Noor Inayat Khan in central London.(AFP/File Photo)
A bust of Noor Inayat Khan in central London.(AFP/File Photo)

Indian-origin spy executed by Nazis during WW2 may feature on British pound

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 07:52 AM IST
Noor Inayat Khan, a British spy of Indian-origin during World War 2, is among leading figures likely to figure in a new £50 note to be issued by the Bank of England.
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