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Stars of Viceroy’s House join director Gurinder Chadha for UK Premiere

Hugh Bonneville, Huma Qureshi, Gurinder Chadha, Gillian Anderson and Manish Dayal

Wednesday 22nd February 2017, London, UK – London’s iconic Curzon Mayfair played host to the UK Premiere of Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy’s House last night. The British Asian filmmaker led the star cast including Hugh BonnevilleGillian AndersonManish Dayal and Huma Qureshi on the red carpet. Also joining the Premiere were fellow cast members Darshan JariwalaLily TraversTanveer Ghaniand Jaz Deol


Huma Qureshi

The night saw stars from TV, film and music descend on the red carpet, including Eastenders’ Nitin Ganatra, Pakistani film star Armeena Khan and British chart topping duo Naughty Boy and Emeli Sande.

Naughty Boy & Emile Sande

Viceroy’s House, directed by Gurinder Chadha is releasing nationwide ‪on 3rd March 2017. 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.

Following the UK premiere, Gurinder Chadha begins a 3-week regional Q&A Tour on Thursday 23rd February in Birmingham, with dates including Manchester, Leicester, Nottingham and Edinburgh. 

For a full list of dates, venues and for tickets visit


Watch the official trailer of Viceroy’s House:

Images from last nights premiere: 

Manish Dayal

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