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Toronto, Sept 8 (Canadian-Media): American-Australian thriller film Hotel Mumbai, directed by Anthony Maras, and starring Dev Patel received a standing ovation at its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival 2018 (TIFF 2018).
The film was shot in India in early 2017 and depicts the devastating terrorist attacks at The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, the financial capital of India, in 2008 where dozens of guests and hotel workers were killed during a three-day siege carried out by Pakistan-based Islamist militants.
Cast of the film Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Jason Isaacs, Suhail Nayyar and Natasha Liu Bordizzo believed that the ovation of at its world premiere at TIFF 2018 was not only because of the human portrayal of the victims but also of the the perpetrators.`
The starcast of the film including Dev, Armie, Nazanin and Suhail Nayyar were present at the film's premiere.
Nazanin Boniadi (left) and Suhail Nayyar (right) at the premiere
The principal photography of the film began in Aug, 2016 in Adelaide, capital of South Australia.
David Ross, retired actuary living east coast of Canada and author of the paracosmic epic fantasy adventure ‘The Chronicles of Garrison’ tweeted about Hotel Mumbai as follows:
Dev Patel, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, NazaninBoniadi and Jason Issacs discuss taking on a horrific event in history for 'Hotel Mumbai': "It's gut-wrenching, but the beauty of it is that it's about human resilience and survival and people coming together."
The TIFF 2018 began on Sept 6 and will run till Sept 16.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)