Bollywood star Ali Fazal on his new film, Victoria & Abdul.

Victoria & Abdul Star Ali Fazal on Crossing Over From Bollywood to Hollywood

Victoria & Abdul Star Ali Fazal on Crossing Over From Bollywood to Hollywood

Shining light on the overshadowed in TV and film.
Sept. 22 2017 7:45 AM

Bollywood Star Ali Fazal

On crossing over to Hollywood, his new film Victoria & Abdul, and what it means to represent India at home and abroad.

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Ali Fazal

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On this episode of Represent, Aisha Harris sits down with Bollywood star Ali Fazal to discuss his new film, Victoria & Abdul, in which he stars opposite Judi Dench. And Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci shares her “Pre-Woke Watching” story, about a little-known Disney film called The Ugly Dachshund.

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Aisha Harris is a Slate culture writer and host of the Slate podcast Represent.