Huma Qureshi is all set to make her big Hollywood debut in Viceroy’s House.
Acclaimed filmmaker Gurinder Chadha(of Bend it Like Beckham fame) takes on a large-canvas film of epic proportion with the historical drama and epic romance , which marks Huma’s entry into Hollywood.
Huma who headlines the film along with Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson and Manish Dayal grew close to them through the filming of the movie and even helped them learn more about the Indian film industry. While Hollywood actors have mostly been under the impression of Indian films being all about ”song and dance” , Huma being an actor who has always worked in strong content films introduced them to modern-day Indian cinema.
Huma essays the role of Aalia, a Muslim interpreter to the last Viceroy of India played by Hugh Bonaville and his wife played by Gillian Anderson. The star also features in a strong love story, where she and 100 Foot Journey star Manish Dayalfind themselves caught up in the seismic end of the Empire.
The film is an official selection at Berlinale 2017 and will have its worldwide premiere at the festival. The team will also showcase the film at other international festivals.