Victoria & Abdul (2017) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Victoria & Abdul

Stephen Frears, 2017

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Victoria and Abdul
Shrabani Basu, 2010

Victoria & Abdul is a movie directed by Stephen Frears in 2017 and based on the book Victoria and Abdul: The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant by Shrabani Basu, first published in 2010. The movie features Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Paul Higgins, Michael Gambon, and others.

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RATING

6.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Victoria & Abdul (Stephen Frears, 2017)

6.7

/ 10

Book Cover: Victoria and Abdul (Shrabani Basu, 2010)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Victoria and Abdul, the 2010 book by Shrabani Basu.

Victoria and Abdul

Read by: Elizabeth Jasicki

Storyline

Abdul Karim, a young prison clerk from British India, is instructed to travel to Britain for Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in 1887 to present her with a mohur, a gold coin that has been minted as a token of appreciation from British-ruled India. The queen, who is lonely and tired of her fawning courtiers, develops an interest in and then a friendship with Abdul.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Victoria & Abdul, the 2017 movie by Stephen Frears

Year

2017

Minutes

111

Movie Rate

6.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Victoria & Abdul

Country: UK

Year: 2017

Length: 1h51m

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Cover of Victoria and Abdul, the 2010 book by Shrabani Basu

Year

2010

Pages

223

Book Rate

6.74

S: Goodreads

Book

Victoria and Abdul

Subtitle: The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant

Country: India

First published in: 2010

Length: 223 pages

Genre: Biography

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Victoria & Abdul, the 2017 movie by Stephen Frears

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2 votes

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Victoria and Abdul, the 2010 book by Shrabani Basu

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5 votes

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