When a 77 year old man, Daya, wakes up from a strange nightmare, he knows his time is up and he must get to Varanasi immediately in hope of dying there to attain salvation. His dutiful son, Rajiv, is left with no choice but to drop everything and make the journey with his stubborn father, leaving behind his wife and daughter.
It is difficult to sell a story that actively deals with a topic that people instinctively refrain from. Nobody wants to think about the ... If in-your-face Bollywood blockbusters have bored you to death, Mukti Bhawan is your salvation. You can ...
Mukti Bhawan is as much about its characters embracing the inevitability of death as it is about their loved ones grappling with conflicting emotions, writes Sukanya Verma.
Beautiful. The art of dying gracefully and knowing your near and dear ones the most when you are going to 'stay forever'.. MUKTI BHAWAN (HOTEL SALVATION - English title) is heart warming, funny, gentle and a rare take on life and relationship by the 25-years-old young helmer Shubhashish Bhutiani (his previous live-action short-film KUCH was shortlisted for the Oscars in 2013).
Adil Hussain has been in our Hindi films since 'Kaminey' and 'Ishqiya'. With every release of his, he has been showcasing his potential as a fine actor. He has been balancing his selection of films properly with few commercial films, a couple of international projects followed by some path breaking independent realistic type of films.
A flawless cast led by a superb script brings smiles, understanding nods as well as tears effortlessly to the audience. How can a story about a place where the elderly go to die bring many smiles to your face? Watch this film and you will know why.