Victoria and Abdul

Interview: Actor Adeel Akhtar reflects on Victoria & Abdul; working with Judi Dench and Stephen Frears

December 15, 2017

Starring Judi Dench and Ali Fazal, Victoria and Abdul is Stephen Frears’ latest film, chronicling the unlikely friendship of Queen Victoria and her Indian attendant, Abdul Karim, in the late 1800s. The film was released on DVD and Blu-Ray this week, and to get some more perspective on the project, I caught up with British actor Adeel Akhtar, who plays Mohammed in the film.... Continue Reading

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See Judi Dench return as Queen Victoria in the first trailer for Victoria & Abdul

June 1, 2017

It was an unlikely friendship between the then-longest reigning English monarch and a young Indian man, but the true story of Queen Victoria and her worker Abdul Karim is to make its way to cinema in September.... Continue Reading

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