Ali Fazal is currently on a promotion spree for his first Hollywood film as a protagonist with Dame Judi Dench in Victoria And Abdul and for this movie Ali Fazal taught Dame Judi Dench ‘Urdu’.
The film has gone to several film festivals around the world and has received a great response so far. The storyline is about the relationship between Queen Victoria and her attendant Abdul, who teaches Queen the Mugal language of India which is Urdu.
Ali’s hometown is Lucknow where the language Urdu is even spoken today in many houses. He himself is well versed with the language and this helped him during this film for his character. Below links is one small glimpse from the movie where Ali Fazal (Abdul) is teaching Judi Dench (Queen Victoria) Urdu.