Adapted from M.M. Kaye's best-selling novel, this dramatic HBO miniseries follows two star-crossed lovers -- the young British officer Ash (Ben Cross) and the betrothed princess Anjuli (Amy Irving) -- as they face daunting odds in their quest to be together. Set in India during the time of the British Raj, this haunting (and BAFTA-nominated) love story features spectacular scenery and an epic saga of battle, treachery and intrigue.

The Far Pavilions - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 1984-01-03

The Far Pavilions - Ben Cross - Netflix

Ben Cross (born Harry Bernard Cross; 16 December 1947) is an English stage and film actor, best known for his portrayal of the British Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire.

The Far Pavilions - Early life - Netflix

Cross was born Harry Bernard Cross, in London, to a working class Catholic family, with Irish ancestry. His mother was a cleaning woman and his father a doorman and nurse. Cross was educated at Bishop Thomas Grant Secondary Modern School in Streatham, South London.

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