The renewed Hollywood filmmaker Gurinder Chadha who made a mark in Hollywood with films like- Bend it like Beckham, Pride and Prejudice along Angus, Thong and Perfect Snogging.
Gurinder Chadha is all set to make a British Indian historical drama with film Viceroy’s House starring Huge Bonnevelle, Gillian Andreson and Om Puri.
Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi will be playing important character in the film.
Talking about Huma Qureshi’s performance Gurinder said, ” Huma is a superb performer and she is great in the film. She is a natural actress and for her playing a character from history 1947 being a British in the film was challenging. She has to loose her Bombay and Delhi way of talking to become proper in the film. She did it with great skill. She is going to be launched in a massive way internationally with this film.”
Gurinder Chadha flew down to India to attend MAMI Film Festival to show her support.
Talking on the occasion she said, “Its my first time in MAMI and the entire committee is of all great women. As a woman filmmaker its very important to me to come and support this festival in India.”