Movie: Victoria and Abdul (2017) Watch online when friendship of a royal and a servant, under the extremely stringent order of the British rule, is something inconceivable, but that is the foundation of the movie Victoria and Abdul, directed by Stephen Frears, written by Lee Hall and having Judi Dench and Ali Fazal for the main caste.
According to the movie, the inexplicable event seems to have occurred in 1887, when India was the prime jewel of the Great Britain’s colonies. Indian Princes in England to make sure that everything goes smoothly she orders a servant from India.
Faced with the strange demand the superintendent of Agra jail selects two men for the job and that is how Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) lands in England. Now it is the instant click between Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and Abdul that derives the relationship forward. So much so that the queen upgrades him from the mere post of her footman to a teacher who helps her understand Hindustani and Urdu.
The unlikely friendship does face a lot of resentment from others, but the queen is the queen and therefore has the right to fulfill her every whim and fancy.
The interesting plot of the story seems to have been displayed in an impeccable manner in the movie and does promise a healthy dose of entertainment.