Here is a first look at the poster of the historic film biopic on the story of the last King of Punjab – Maharajah Duleep Singh - also known as the Black Prince.

The period drama is written and directed by Hollywood filmmaker Kavi Raz and filmed widely across the UK and India.

It tells the story and legacy of Maharajah Duleep Singh one of India’s most noble kings, and explores his fragile relationship with Queen Victoria, who was Godmother to his children.

Acclaimed singer-poet Satinder Sartaaj marks his acting debut and he is joined by a cast of acting stalwarts including Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch),  Amanda Root (The Iron Lady) and veteran actress Shabana Azmi who plays Rani Jindan, the exiled King’s mother.

The film also features Keith Duffy, David Essex OBE, Canadian actor Rup Magon in supporting roles.

The Black Prince releases worldwide in cinemas on 19 May 2017.