• Victoria & Abdul: A movie of devotion and trust

    As a commoner one perceives the life of royalty and aristocracy to be luxurious and unencumbered with the worries with which we are plagued… and yet, they are humans just as we are and sometimes even lonelier. To this end, director – Stephen Frears, has magnificently highlighted the joy and hope brought into Queen Victoria’s life by a young Indian clerk – Abdul Karim, who travelled from India in 1887 to present a ceremonial medal on behalf of his country