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“Résidence Royale – Touring India’s finest palaces”
8 April 2022, Mumbai
“Résidence Royale —Touring India’s finest palaces” is an upcoming travelogue covering Indian palaces, royalty and ancient architecture, on Netflix. This miniseries covers a journey steeped in culture and history; across 5 episodes— beginning with Rambagh Palace, Jaipur; Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara; Amba Vilas Palace, Mysore; Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad; and the Cooch Behar Palace, West Bengal. The show airs on 28th May 2022, 13:00 hrs, IST.
Hosted by Milind Gunaji & Deepti Bhatnagar, the documentary traverses through seventy-five beautiful locales surrounding the palaces; exploring ancient history, architecture, extravagant royal traditions, and exclusive personal interactions with erstwhile Royalty. Résidence Royale is helmed by prolific filmmaker Shyam Benegal, and conceptualised by noted historians– Pushpesh Pant & Ramchandra Guha who also have put together a written memoir, “Khat O Kitabat” — a collection of letters exchanged by royalty. This book will be released in collaboration with Amazon Kindle and Audible, at the launch event.
Padmanabh Singh, the 23-year-old erstwhile Maharaja of Jaipur is ‘delighted to share with the viewers; a slice of our rich culture, history and most importantly— the architectural brilliance of our ancestors.’
Résidence Royale launches on 24th May 2022. The event will be hosted by Netflix India at the Blue Lotus Hotel, in Worli, Mumbai. Netflix India cordially invites the media fraternity, to partake in this launch and join us in the subsequent interactions.
Here’s a brief schedule of the event:
6:00 pm – Media Address by Ms Monika Shergill – VP, Content – Netflix India
6:30 pm – Interactive discussion with ‘Team RR’- A sit down with the hosts, writers and director of Résidence Royale, moderated by Ms Simmi Garewal.
7:30 pm – Launch of “Khat O Kitabat”
8:00 pm – Media Interaction with Team RR
9:00 pm – Vote of Thanks by Ms Shergill; followed by dinner.
“Résidence Royale —Touring India’s finest palaces” is an ode to the diverse Indian culture, its great history, eclectic architectural styles and refined palate. Please reach out to us at the below coordinates or log on to our website.