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.
Hugh Bonneville (Lord Mountbatten), Gillian Anderson (Edwina Mountbatten), Michael Gambon (General Hastings Ismay), Manish Dayal (Jeet), Huma Qureshi (Aalia), David Hayman (Ewart), Simon Callow (Cyril Radcliffe), Om Puri (Ali Rahim Noor), Lily Travers (Lady Pamela Hicks), Simon Williams (Archie Wavell), Arunoday Singh (Asif), Sarah-Jane Dias (Sameera), Lucy Fleming (Lady Wavell), Marcus Jean Pirae (Alan Campbell Johnson), Samrat Chakrabarti (Mohsin), Terence Harvey (Sir Fred Burrows), Roberta Taylor (Miss Reading), Neeraj Kabi (Mahatma Gandhi), Denzil Smith (Muhammad Ali Jinnah), Darshan Jariwala (Guptaji), Rajendranath Zutshi (), Jaz Deol (Duleep), Robin Soans (Governor Jenkins), Tanveer Ghani (Jawaharlal Nehru), Trishaan (Farrukh), Hriiday Malhotra (Sanjit), Noah Zeiler (Henry Grady), Nicholas Blane (Sir Olaf Kirkpatrick Caroe), Mahatma Gandhi (Himself (archive footage)), Jawaharlal Nehru (Self (archive footage) (uncredited)), Edwina Mountbatten (Self (archive footage) (uncredited)), Louis Mountbatten (Self (archive footage) (uncredited)), Winston Churchill (Self (archive footage) (uncredited)),
Director: Gurinder Chadha
IN, UK / 106 minutes / 2017
AIRTIME / CHANNEL
00:30-02:10 Tue 15th Dec 2020 90m