Ali Fazal house hunting in London

Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal is looking for a house in London. He says he has narrowed down a few options and will seal the deal soon.

Ali, who will soon be seen in British-American movie “Victoria and Abdul”, says the vibe of London is captivating. He said he realised he wanted a place in London while shooting for “Victoria and Abdul”, which stars Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench in a key role.

“The vibe of London as a city is captivating. It’s both fast-paced and extremely rushed but still has the calmness that would attract any big city person. I spent a lot of time in the city this time having been there briefly earlier for events and shoots,” Ali said in a statement.

“But while I was shooting there extensively for three months I was certain I have to have a space of my own in the city. Currently narrowed down on a few options and I will go there in May to lock and set up the apartment,” he added.

“Victoria and Abdul”, helmed by Stephen Frears, is based on a novel by Shrabani Basu. It revolves around the relationship shared by Queen Victoria and Abdul, who was a munshi in her government. It also shows his journey on how he became one of the most powerful figures in the court.

The role of the queen is played by Dench and Abdul is essayed by Ali. It is slated to release on September 22.