Kavi Raz's "The Black Prince" is a biopic on Maharajah Duleep Singh, the last king of Punjab and son of Maharajah Ranjit Singh. As the last King of Punjab, The Black Prince chronicles Maharajah Duleep Singh's lifelong struggle and daring journey of self-discovery in order to reclaim his identity, his faith, and the Kingdom that was rightfully his. This ultimately leads him to meeting his mother, long herself in exile, after 13 years. The Black Prince spotlights Queen Victoria’s warm relationship with Maharajah Duleep Singh as he begins adjusting to and ultimately embracing the English culture into which he was drawn at the age of 15.
Kavi is an Indian-born British actor, writer, director and producer. Born in Punjab, Raz left India at a young age for the United Kingdom, where he grew up. He became the first ever South Asian actor to be signed on as a regular in a major TV series, St Elsewhere. He was a cast member for the first two seasons of the medical drama, and after being let go continued to appear on a recurring basis. Raz has appeared in over 200 plays, TV shows and films, including guest appearances on The A-Team, M*A*S*H and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Raz began his career as a filmmaker with The Gold Bracelet, a movie about a Sikh man faced with the realities of post-9/11. Produced by Hollywood's elite Brillstein Entertainment Partners, The Black Prince is his second film as director. We talked to Kavi exclusively. Here it is:
Acclaimed singer-poet Satinder Sartaaj marks his acting debut in The Black Prince, playing the role of Maharajah Duleep Singh with eloquence. We also chatted with Satinder. Here's the video:
He is joined by an esteemed cast of acting stalwarts including Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch) as Dr. Login, the foster parent for theMaharajah; English stage, screen actress Amanda Root (The Iron Lady), who boldly portrays the role of Queen Victoria; and veteran actress Shabana Azmi as Rani Jindan, the exiled King’s mother. The film also features Keith Duffy, David Essex OBE, Canadian actor Rup Magon and Sophie Stevens in supporting roles.
'The Black Prince' film premiered at the Manchester Film Festival on 3 March 2017 with worldwide release 21 July 2017. The film is going to release in two dubbed editions of Punjabi and Hindi language also. Here's the trailer:
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