‘History Lesson They Don’t Want You To Know’: Ms. Marvel Episode 5 Hailed For Exploring British Raj Hegemony, Horrors of Partition Dividing an Entire Country

The latest episode of Ms. Marvel was released on Wednesday and fans love it because of its accurate representation of South Asian culture. The series, created by Bisha K. Ali, introduced the first-ever South Asian female superhero with Iman Vellani’s Kamala Khan. The newest episode introduced the Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who made his MCU debut with the character Hasan as the series took the viewers to the partition era of the country.

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Fans love the series because of its authentic representation of South Asian culture

Ms. Marvel
A still from Ms. Marvel

The series accurately represented the South Asian and Muslim cultures. Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar was also introduced to the audience as Waleed in the previous episode. Fans on Twitter pointed out that the latest episode was the best out of all so far and the episode even gave a little history lesson for those who did not know anything about India and Pakistan’s history of partition.

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People on Twitter shared their opinions on the latest episode

Fawad Khan
Fawad Khan in Ms. Marvel

It is safe to say that people loved the latest episode. Fawad Khan finally appeared on-screen after six long years and fans can’t have enough of him.

People pointed out that this episode gave a history lesson to those who are not aware of India and Pakistan’s history of partition. The depiction was on point.

Conservative Christian groups opposed Ms. Marvel when the first episode was released

Ms. Marvel
Ms. Marvel

The show was bombarded with bad reviews on IMDb when the first episode was released as Conservative Christian groups opposed it just because someone other than a white cisgender Christian male was getting representation. The Facebook group was trolled on social media and fans quickly left positive reviews after this incident.

The final episode of Ms. Marvel‘s first season will air on 13th July 2022.

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