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 Patriot, Harry Potter films, Peter Pan, Good), Armie Hammer (The Man From U.N.C.L.E, The Social Network) and Dev Patel (Slumdo
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
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 Egypt, Sicario),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).