Gurinder Chadha along with Huma Qureshi was present at the trailer launch of their upcoming movie Partition: 1947. Gurinder who is best known for directing Bend It Like Beckham and Bride and Prejudice has directed this movie.
This film focuses on the events in the final pre-Independence days when Lord Mountbatten was in the office.
The trailer of the film gives us glimpses of Lord Mountbatten‘s swearing in his conversations with eminent leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru, Gandhi and Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the romance between two Indians who worked closely with the British, and the building tensions in India as the slogan Hindustan-Pakistan was repeated. The trailer also pays tribute to late veteran actor Om Puri who plays the role of Huma’s father in the movie.
The trailer also pays tribute to late veteran actor Om Puri who plays the role of Huma’s father in the movie.
The movie is all set to release in India on 18th August 2017.
View some exclusive stills from the launch right here…