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Viceroy's House

Viceroy's House

Drama | English | 105 minutes

Company

Pathe International


Cast & Crew

Director

Gurinder Chadha

Producers

Deepak Nayar, Gurinder Chadha

Writers

Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini

Cast

Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson


Synopsis

Viceroy's House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. For 6 months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumed the post of the last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people. Mountbatten lived upstairs together with his wife and daughter. Downstairs lived their 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants. As the political elite took their seats upstairs to wrangle over the birth of independent India and Pakistan, conflict erupted throughout the House.


Completion Year

2017


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