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.
November 26, 2008...Terror struck the heart of India.
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Did You Know?
The name of the real life radical group that conducted the terrorist attacks in Mumbai in 2008 is the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). According to Zoom Digital's 'Times Now News', they "were instructed by handlers in Pakistan, who are believed to have undertaken the operation in close association with the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)." The film's end text specifically mentions the involvement of Pakistan. See more