Partition 1947 Banned Pakistan, Reveals Gurinder Chadha. Gurinder Chadha’s “Partition: 1947” has been banned in Pakistan and the filmmaker has called it “unfortunate”
The 57-year-old director took to Twitter to express her disappointment.
“It is unfortunate my film has been banned in Pakistan.
— Gurinder Chadha OBE (@GurinderC) August 20, 2017
It will always be the land of my ancestors. #Partition1947 @humasqureshi @RelianceEnt,” Chadha wrote.‘Partition: 1947’ was released internationally as ‘Viceroy’s House’. For the film, the British film director of Sikh origin, whose mother grew up in Rawalpindi, went back to trace her roots and document events that led to India’s Partition.The film’s story centres on Partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 and the impact on human lives in its aftermath. It was released as “Viceroy’s House” around the world. Partition: 1947 stars Huma Qureshi along with a cast comprising names like Manish Dayal, Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson and Michael Gambon. (PTI)
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