Hotel Mumbai director Anthony Maras has used actual footage of Ajmal Kasab’s police confession in the film. The film is based on the 26/11 terror attack, which culminated in the horrific destruction of Taj Mahal Palace hotel on Mumbai, in 2008. … The film stars Dev Patel, Anupam Kher, and Armie Hammer.
Is Hotel Mumbai accurate?
All three are fictionalized, although, like Arjun, many of their traits and actions are based on those of real people. According to Maras, Zahra and David’s characters are an amalgam of two different real couples caught in the attacks.
Are the characters real in Hotel Mumbai?
It’s curious that the only real life character is that of chef Hemant Oberoi, played by Anupam Kher. Oberoi is one of the heroes of this piece, supported by a fictitious hotel staff member called Arjun, played by Dev Patel.
What really happened at Hotel Mumbai?
Twelve years ago, on the night of November 26, 2008, ten Pakistan-based terrorists launched a coordinated shooting and bombing attacks in Mumbai at five major locations, killing 166 people and injuring over 300 people.