LONDON PREMIERE OF ‘VICTORIA & ABDUL’

The London premiere of ‘Victoria & Abdul’ took place in Leicester Square on the 5th September.

The red carpet was full of stars including Dame Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, author of ‘Victoria & Abdul’ Shrabani Basu, Director of the movie, Stephen Frears, and many more.

Victoria & Abdul UK Premiere
The star studded cast of ‘Victoria & Abdul’ on the red carpet for the UK premiere of the movie (Credit: StillMoving.net)

The movie has been based on the book ‘Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant’, by Indian author Shrabani Basu. The film explores the “hidden” true story of the unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and her servant Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal).

Eddie Izzard
Eddie Izzard attends the UK premiere of Victoria & Abdul (Credit: StillMoving.net)

BritAsia TV had a chance to speak to some of the stars on the red carpet ahead of the screening for the film.

BritAsia TV speaks to Shrabani Basu at the red carpet premiere of 'Victoria & Abdul'
BritAsia TV speaks to Shrabani Basu at the red carpet premiere of ‘Victoria & Abdul’

Stay tuned to BritAsia TV to see what the stars had to say about the extraordinary true story.

Check out ‘Victoria & Abdul’ in cinemas on 15th September. You can watch the trailer below.

By Amy Lehal

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