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Gurinder Chadha reveals inspiration behind Viceroy’s House

By: Eastern Eye Staff

By Reena Kumar BRITISH film director Gurinder Chadha has spoken about the inspiration behind her latest period drama that centres around the final months of British rule in India. Speaking at an event in Parliament about the 1947 Partition of India, Chadha revealed that she was inspired to tell the story in her newly released film Viceroy’s House after visiting her mother’s ancestral home in what is now Pakistan. Her visit was part of the BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are series which sees popular figures trace their ancestors back several generations. The Bend it Like Beckham director said:…

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