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Gurinder Chadha brings Mountbattens to India

Gurinder Chadha brings Mountbattens to India

The Viceroy's House features Lord Grantham playing Lord Mountbatten :) Gurinder Chadha is set to arrive in Jodhpur to begin shooting her new film The Viceroy's House, August 31 onwards. The director of Bend It Like Beckham brings with her an interesting cast: Hugh Bonneville as Lord Louis Mountbatten, Gillian Anderson as his wife Edwina, Huma Qureshi, Sara Jane Dias and Manish Dayal. Bonneville, who featured as Hugh Grant's friend who doesn't know who Julia Roberts is in Notting Hill, is now ..., 2 months ago
The Korea Herald Business

India celebrates national independence on Aug. 15

India joins Korea in celebrating its own independence from colonialism on Aug. 15. Colonial India's last viceroy, Lord Louis Mountbatten of Britain, chose the second anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II in 1947 as the date to transfer ...
 The Korea Herald Business1 month ago
Hindustan Times

A few gems from Indian history: Watch archival footage

Ever wondered what people did on the day India attained freedom? Other than Delhi, where the leaders of the freedom struggle were present to take the nation forward, what was happening in other parts of the country on August 15, 1947? Almost all ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

How August 15 became Independence Day

How August 15 became Independence Day When astrologers proclaimed ‘Aug. 15 a date so inauspicious’, Nehru called the Constituent Assembly on Aug. 14 afternoon and continued its sitting till Aug. 15 took birth and the zero hour was within the ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

How August 15 became Independence Day

Gurdaspur has been in the news lately but, unfortunately, for the wrong reasons. There may be only a handful of people today in the district, or perhaps in the three states which once comprised east Punjab, who may recall how Gurdaspur managed not ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
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