‘Viceroy’s House’ to premiere in Berlin

Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Gurinder Chaddha’s “Viceroy’s House” will premiere at the Berlinale 2017 film festival in Berlin.

The film, which stars actress Huma Qureshi, “Downton Abbey” star Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, and late actor Om Puri, among others, will have its premiere in Febuary.

“Viceroy’s House” is an official selection at Berlinale 2017. Huma will join Chaddha and rest of the cast in Berlin, immediately after wrapping up promotions of her upcoming film “Jolly LLB 2”, read a statement.

“Huma has always had the knack of balancing great content with commercial cinema. After ‘Jolly LLB 2’, she will head to Berlin to promote ‘Viceroy’s House’ with the rest of the key cast,” said a source.

This will be Huma’s third film to be screened internationally. Her debut film “Gangs of Wasseypur” was screened at the Cannes Film Festival 2012 and “Dedh Ishqiya” was also screened at Berlin in 2014.

Produced by Deepak Nayar, Paul Mayeda Berges and Chaddha, the film is slated to release on March 3.