Gurinder Chadha & Viceroy’s House Cast To Grace The Red Carpet For UK Premiere on Tues Feb 21st at Iconic Curzon Mayfair
Monday 20th February 2017, London, UK – British Asian director, Gurinder Chadha, and cast members Gillian Anderson, Hugh Bonneville, Huma Qureshi and Manish Dayal will be gracing the Red Carpet at the UK Premiere on Viceroy’s House on Tuesday 21stFebruary at the iconic Curzon Mayfair.
Viceroy’s House is set to release in UK cinemas on 3rd March 2017, following the UK Premiere and the World Premiere that took place at Berlin Film Festival on 12thFebruary. The film 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; Sir 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).