Film Of The Month - Viceroy's House

Posted 6 February 2017 about Viceroy's House.

We are very pleased to tell you that our film of the month is Viceroy's House

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.

Directed by Gurinder Chadha

Gurinder Chadha on Viceroy’s House: why I had to make a film about partition

I burst into tears when I found the house my grandfather was forced to abandon in Pakistan in 1947, and I knew then I finally had to tell our family’s story


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