Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy House will release as ‘Partition:1947’ in India on 18th August, 2017. The film stars Huma Qureshi, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson and Michael Gambon.
Talking about the film Chadha has said, “We were always taught that Partition was because of infighting. But my research shows that it was a calculated political move… I had access to top secret documents in the British library. Their agenda behind the Partition was to eliminate India as a formidable rival to their global supremacy. I am sad that India only thought of itself rather than imagined itself as a global superpower.”
PARTITION: 1947 tells us the untold story behind Partition.
After 300 years, the rule was coming to an end. The rule of the British!! For six months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumed the post of the last Viceroy, with a responsibility of handing India back to its people. Viceroy’s House (now Rashtrapati Bhavan) in Delhi was the home of the British rulers till then.
As the political elite – Nehru, Jinnah and Gandhi – converged on the House to wrangle over the independence of India, a conflict erupted. A decision was to be taken to divide the country and thus emerged a conspiracy & a love story followed by untold events between our Indian political leaders and the British Raj driven by political duplicity.
This Independence Day discover hidden facts & unmask the biggest conspiracy in the History of India.