The end of an empire. The birth of two nations.
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.
Released: March 03, 2017
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Writers: Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini, Gurinder Chadha
Casts: Hugh Bonneville (Lord Mountbatten), Gillian Anderson (Edwina Mountbatten), Michael Gambon (General Hastings Ismay), Manish Dayal (Jeet), Simon Callow (Cyril Radcliffe), Om Puri (Ali Rahim Noor)
Production Companies: BBC Films, Bend It Films, Pathé