Munshi Premchand's story 'Shatranj ke khiladi' is full of condemnation for Lucknow’s degeneracy.
'Shatranj Ke Khilari', 1977
courtesy: the current holder of the copyright of the feature
Satyajit Ray's attitude is more ambivalent: "I was portraying two negative forces, feudalism and colonialism. You had to condemn both Wajid (1822-1887) and Dalhousie."
What all did colonialism bring to India?
Mike Davis has some answers in his "Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World", 2001.
p.s Where can I read Mahatma Phule's (महात्मा फुले) condemnation of the British Raj for its handling of the "The Great Famine of 1876–78"? I am sure he criticized it? Didn't he?