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Viceroy’s House star Hugh Bonneville joins director Gurinder Chadha at Sikh Gurdwara ceremony

Viceroy’s House star Hugh Bonneville joins director Gurinder Chadha at Sikh temple ceremony

Viceroy’s House opens in UK cinemas on 3rd March 2017

Monday 27th February 2017, London, UK – Viceroy’s House star Hugh Bonneville joined director Gurinder Chadha and her family for a special ceremony at the Gurdwara Sri Singh Sabha in Hounslow yesterday, ahead of the release of the film. 

BAFTA, Golden Globe and Emmy award-nominated British actor Bonneville, famous for roles in Downtown Abbey and Paddington, leads the star cast in Chadha’s epic period drama Viceroy’s House, releasing nationwide this Friday 3rd MarchThe 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. 

Hugh Bonneville stars as Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, whilst Gillian Anderson plays his wife, Edwina. Huma QureshiManish Dayal and the late Om Puri also play pivotal roles in the film.

British Asian director Gurinder Chadha began her regional Q&A tour in Birmingham last week and continues with dates in London, Manchester, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Bradford this week.


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