‘The Black Prince’ is a story of Queen Victoria and the Last King of Punjab, Maharajah Duleep Singh. His character as it evolves, torn between two cultures and facing constant dilemmas as a result. His relationship with Queen Victoria will be the most impactful relationship in the film, the Queen representing the English culture he was drawn into. The Black Prince begins a lifelong struggle to regain his Kingdom. It takes him on an extraordinary journey across the world.
Releasing on the 21st of July this year, the film ought to be a groundbreaking depiction of Sikh history in it’s tragic yet dramatic reality. Although historical accuracy versus creative liberty will always be a contentious sticking point, the film should still attract a huge Punjabi audience worldwide.