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Viceroy’s House movie review: This Huma Qureshi starrer is like a stilted play

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The summer of 1947 was especially hot, “hottest in 75 years”. One man who had never set foot in India before was brought in his double-breasted suit to work with a team and, in five weeks, draw a line dividing the country into two. He sweated and protested his way through it, as the likely bloodshed his actions would wrought played out on the streets.

If only Sir Cyril Radcliffe (Callow) was the story.

As the countdown to the Partition began, among the things to be apportioned, in the ratio of 80:20 between India and Pakistan, were the cutlery, musical instruments, and books at Viceroy’s House.

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Credit: indianexpress.com

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