Anupam Kher joins lead cast of Hollywood film Hotel Mumbai

ANUPAM KHER JOINS INTERNATIONAL CAST IN THE MUCH AWAITED HOLLYWOOD FILM HOTEL MUMBAI

A recent press release from Adelaide, Australia has announced the casting of our very own, Anupam Kher as one of the lead actors in the Hollywood film Hotel Mumbai that is currently shooting at the Adelaide Studios in Australia.  He joins Jason Isaacs  (The PatriotHarry Potter films, Peter Pan, Good), Armie Hammer (The Man From U.N.C.L.EThe Social Network) and Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and The Man Who Knew Infinity) in  the astonishing true story of the victims and survivors of the devastating attacks on Mumbai in 2008. A story which fearlessly tackles the defining global issues of our time. A story about ordinary people. Real people. People of all races, all colours, all creeds, binding together in a grueling fight for survival. A story that celebrates humanity’s highest ideals – compassion, courage, resilience and an unwavering desire to live.

ANUPAM KHER JOINS INTERNATIONAL CAST IN THE MUCH AWAITED HOLLYWOOD FILM HOTEL MUMBAI

Anupam Kher who has appeared in over 500 films and many plays. He has also been seen in acclaimed international films such as the 2002 Golden Globe nominated Bend It Like Beckham, Ang Lee’s 2007 Golden Lion-winning Lust, Caution, and David O. Russell’s 2013 Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook.  He also co-starred in The Headhunter’s Calling with Gerald Butler, William Defoe and Alfred Molina, and The Big Sick with Holly Hunter, Zoe Kazan and Ray Romano.  Both films will be released in 2017.

Other leading cast members in Hotel Mumbai include Nazanin Boniadi (Homeland and the upcoming Ben Hur) and Tilda Cobham-Hervey (The Kettering Incident, 52 Tuesdays).

ANUPAM KHER JOINS INTERNATIONAL CAST IN THE MUCH AWAITED HOLLYWOOD FILM HOTEL MUMBAI

Anthony Maras (The Palace) is directing the film from a screenplay co-written with fellow Australian John Collee (Master and Commander, Happy Feet), inspired by the documentary ‘Surviving Mumbai.’  The project is a co-production with Hollywood producers Basil Iwanyk (Gods of EgyptSicario),Gary Hamilton and Mike Gabrawy (Jungle, Nest and Resident Evil), Jomon Thomas (The Man Who Knew Infinity, Damascus Cover), Julie Ryan (Red Dog, Ten Canoes) and documentary filmmaker Andrew Ogilvie (Surviving Mumbai, The War That Changed US).


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