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Hotel Mumbai (2018)

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The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amandeep Singh ... Imran
Suhail Nayyar ... Abdullah
Manoj Mehra Manoj Mehra ... Houssam
Dinesh Kumar Dinesh Kumar ... Rashid
Amriptal Singh Amriptal Singh ... Ismail
Kapil Kumar Netra ... Ajmal
Dev Patel ... Arjun
Adithi Kalkunte Adithi Kalkunte ... Dimple
Alex Pinder ... Butler Jamon
Vipin Sharma ... Dilip
Nazanin Boniadi ... Zahra
Armie Hammer ... David
Tilda Cobham-Hervey ... Sally
Anupam Kher ... Oberoi
Jason Isaacs ... Vasili
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A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, HOTEL MUMBAI vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award-Nominee Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple (Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name and Nazanin Boniadi, "Homeland") is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child. Written by Bleecker Street

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Rated R for disturbing violence throughout, bloody images, and language | See all certifications »

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Arclight Films | Bleecker Street | See more »

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Australia | USA | India

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22 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Actor Anupam Kher, who portrays the character of Hemant Oberoi, reportedly was moved "close to tears" when he first saw the film at the Toronto International Film Festival world premiere on 7th October 2018. See more »

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References One Less God (2017) See more »

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Unoriginal film lacking depth
15 March 2019 | by lyndalfanniganSee all my reviews

HOTEL MUMBAI is one of multiple films covering the subject of the November 2008 Mumbai Attacks. Other films include Attacks of 26/11 (Bollywood), Taj Mahal (French) and One Less God (Australian). Hotel Mumbai doesn't add anything new to the sad and tragic event. You won't walk away with a deeper understanding of why these sad tragedies continue to occur.

I have a personal connection to these attacks and while I'm not against films being made on the subject, I feel that there should be something good coming out of them instead of making money and opening up old wounds. The acting was decent and the production values impressive, but the film lacked one important thing - a heart.


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