VICEROY’S HOUSE PREMIERE
TUESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY
CURZON MAYFAIR, LONDON
ATTENDING : HUGH BONNEVILLE, GILLIAN ANDERSON, LILY TRAVERS, MANISH DAYAL, HUMA QURESHI AND GURINDER CHADHA (DIRECTOR)
Gurinder Chadha’s VICEROY’S HOUSE tells the true story of the final months of British rule in India and its release will coincide with the 70th Anniversary of the Independence of India and the founding of Pakistan.
The British cast is led by Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey, Paddington) as Lord Mountbatten; Gillian Anderson (The X Files, The Fall) as his wife, Lady Mountbatten; Lily Travers (Kingsman) as their daughter, Pamela; and Michael Gambon (Harry Potter, Quartet) and Simon Callow (A Room With A View, Four Weddings and a Funeral) as key civil servants.
The Indian and Pakistani cast is led by Manish Dayal (The Hundred Foot Journey), Huma Qureshi (Gangs of Wasseypur) and Om Puri (The Hundred Foot Journey, East Is East). The roles of the principal political leaders are played by Tanveer Ghani (Nehru), Denzil Smith (Jinnah) and Neeraj Kabi (Gandhi).
VICEROY’S HOUSE is directed and written by Gurinder Chadha (Bend it like Beckham).