Making a film on the Partition of India and Pakistan is always tricky and tough task despite the lady Gurinder Chadha made it possible. The movie has been already released in the United Kingdom in March and 2016 and today released in India although the movie was titled as “Viceroy’s House”. The Partition of 1947 is still a talk of the town and people are still in confusion.
Partition 1947 Movie Review and Ratings
The Partition 1947 is a British-Indian historical drama film which has been directed by the English film director Gurinder Chadha. The literal story of the movie has been written by Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini and Chadha itself. The acting of Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi, and Michael Gambon is working as metaphor in the written story.
The movie was released on March 3rd 2017 in UK and after being titled as “Partition 1947” it has been released today in India.
The story of the movie starts when the British Raj was coming to an end after the 300 years. For 6 months in 1947, The Lord Muntbatten who was a great grandson of Queen Victoria, took the post of last viceroy and also took the charge to give India back to its people. The story of the film starts from the House of Viceroy in Delhi, where he live with his wife and daughter upstairs of the house and 500 of his servants including Muslim, Hindu and Sikh live downstairs. As the political elite-Nehru, Jinnah and Gandhi converged on the house to wrangle over the birth of Independent India. The Partition 1947 states the story of British in their last time.
The script of the movie is totally based on the on Narindra Singh Sarila’s book “The shadow of the great game”. The movie has got an average rating of 3 out of 5 stars.