Hollywood Calling Huma Qureshi
Huma Qureshi is all set to make her big Hollywood debut in Viceroy's House.
Acclaimed filmmaker Gurinder Chadha(of Bend it Like Beckham fame) takes on a large-canvas film of epic proportion with the historical drama and epic romance , which marks Huma's entry into Hollywood.
Huma Qureshi's Viceroy's House is fast becoming the talk of the town . The film is an official selection at Berlinale 2017 and will have its worldwide premiere at the festival. The team will also showcase the film at other international festivals.
Huma essays the role of Aalia, an interpreter to the last Viceroy of India played by Hugh Bonaville and his wife played by Gillian Anderson. The star also features in a strong love story ,where she and 100 Foot Journey star Manish Dayalfind themselves caught up in the seismic end of the Empire.
Huma who headlines the film along with Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson and Manish Dayal has caught the attention of several international management agencies and has been signed by Troika Talent that also handle Hollywood star Michael Fassbender.
Rumor has it that the agency were completely floored by Huma in Viceroy’s House and were massively impressed by her strong body of work here in India.
Says a source, “Huma will be making her Hollywood debut this year in Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy’s House and has already caught the attention of management bigwigs in Hollywood. The actress has been signed by a top agency as they were very impressed with her .The agency saw immense potential in Huma ,in terms of the scope of work internationally."