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.
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