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Gurinder Chadha


Gurinder Chadha says Beecham House is 'radical'

June 19, 2019 4:11 pm

Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha has written the upcoming TV series Beecham House with husband Paul Mayeda Berges with whom she previously worked on Viceroys House.

Blinded by the Light trailer: Gurinder Chadha film is an ode to Bruce Springsteen's greatness

May 03, 2019 11:27 am

In the over two-minute trailer of Blinded by the Light, we are introduced to a young Pakistani hero who thinks that no one in the world understands him, but one fine day, when he chances upon Springsteen's music, his life changes dramatically.

Gurinder Chadha's Blinded by the Light: An ode to Bruce Springsteen

January 29, 2019 10:12 am

The 1987-set Blinded by the Light, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival Sunday night to a warm response for the feel-good film that's packed to the brim with 17 Bruce Springsteen anthems. It's the first time Chadha has made a film about the British-Asian community.

‘What’s interesting is that many do not know Partition ever happened. This was shocking’

August 27, 2017 2:31 am

Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha speaks about her latest movie, Viceroy’s House, and why it is different from other Partition films. She relives the trauma her family went through at the time, says everything she does “has a personal connection”, and explains why “big Hindi movies” don’t do well in the West.

Huma Qureshi starrer Partition 1947 banned in Pakistan

August 21, 2017 6:43 pm

Gurinder Chadhas's Partition: 1947, which was released internationally as Viceroy's House, has been banned from releasing in Pakistan. It was reported that the main reason for banning it was the misrepresentation of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The movie released in India on August 18.

Gurinder Chadha about Partition 1947: Prince Charles told me I needed to read Narindra Singh Sarila’s The Shadow Of The Great Game

August 03, 2017 11:59 am

Gurinder Chadha talks about why Partition 1947 is an important film, the inspiration behind the plot of the film and the role Prince Charles played in the portrayal of Lord Mountbatten in her film. The movie stars Huma Qureshi, Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal and Gillian Anderson in pivotal roles.

The Great Divide

July 07, 2017 1:01 am

For her representation of the complex story in terms of music, Chaddha has roped in Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman. Gurinder Chaddha has a knack for tunes that work.

'We are living in a world where people are trying to separate us,' says Gurinder Chadha

July 05, 2017 12:10 am

Gurinder Chadha, who revisits the trauma of Partition in her new film, talks about its impact on her family, and her bicultural identity. Chadha, who was born in Kenya and grew up in the UK, has often spoken about “living in the shadow of the Partition”.

Partition 1947 director Gurinder Chadha to team up with Priyanka Chopra for a film?

July 02, 2017 6:10 pm

British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is likely to team up with Priyanka Chopra for a movie. She said she will be going to American soon and will be meeting Priyanka about the idea she has. Gurinder is currently in India for the promotion of her film Partition: 1947.

Gurinder Chadha's Viceroy's House to release as Partition: 1947 in India

June 29, 2017 10:17 pm

Gurinder Chadha, a British filmmaker of Sikh origin, and Huma Qureshi on Thursday launched the poster of their film Viceroy's House, which will release under the title Partition: 1947 in India in August. The film will release in India on August 18, 2017.