The Heroes of Cellular Jail unfolds the saga of the heroic deeds of the young revolutionaries during India’s struggle for freedom. It was their immense devotion to their motherland that led them to perform valiant deeds.
The story forms a glorious chapter in the history of the freedom movement. Many patriots were prosecuted and, after sham trials, sentenced to imprisonment for life. Put in chains and fetters, they were banished to the Andaman and Nicobar islands and confined to the dark dungeons of the Cellular Jail. These brave soldiers underwent untold afflictions and suffered extreme physical and mental torture. Inside the jail they fought many a battle and put up a strong resistance against the malevolent treatment. They fought for human dignity, exhibited unparalleled courage and dogged perseverance. They were great in their deeds and greater in their sufferings. The exploits of the heroes of the Cellular Jail built up a legacy to be cherished for all times.