Param Gill's HOTEL HOLLYWOOD (2010) Hindi-Tamil-Telugu Movie - A Thriller turned Horror Film Releasing Jul 23 (USA-Canada)


Trailer of Indian-American Horror-Thriller Film HOTEL HOLLYWOOD (2010)

Hotel Hollywood Hindi Tamil Telugu Movie PosterWashington DC, June 17, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Hotel Hollywood is a 2010 multilingual film made in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and other Indian regional languages. The thriller-horror movie is directed by Param Gill and stars Arsh Singh, Mehr Hassan and Rahul Nath in lead roles. Music has been scored by Shyam Vai. The release date of Hotel Hollywood is July 23, 2010 in selected theaters in North America (USA and Canada). Buy movie tickets online:

Inspired by true events, the adrenalin-charged psychological-thriller Hotel Hollywood is a story of attendees of a wedding party who checked into a Los Angeles Hotel and disappeared.

Lead actress Mehr Hassan is an Asian-American actress, model and classical dancer from Louisville, Kentucky and has performed in films for both India & Pakistan.

Actor Arsh Singh appeared in Kavi Raz's 2006 film The Gold Bracelet based on tragedy, compassion and human courage post 9/11, co-starring Sonny Mandal, Archana Puran Singh, Angela Little, Ari Barak, Joseph Bertot and others.

Hotel Hollywood purports to be partially based on real-life events experienced by the cast and crew of this film - events which are supernatural in nature. The official web-site tells the following story:

It was very hard to find a suitable location for the shoot. After months of scouting, a hotel was finalized in city of West Hollywood,California. On the first day of shoot, many hotel guests complained and the hotel management backed out. The shoot was then moved to city of Modesto,California.

A still from HOTEL HOLLYWOOD Hindi Horror Thriller (2010)The entire hotel was reserved for the shoot. Most of the hotel employees were sent on paid leave for the duration of the shoot. Rumors of super natural sightings started making the rounds of nearly empty hotel, soon after the filming started. These rumors were started by Param Gill in his efforts to provide a spooky environment for the actors to enhance their performance. But things started to take a different course.

The lead actress Mehr Hassan was locked inside the hotel room when the room door jammed. A mechanic had to be brought in to cut the lock and rescue the beautiful actress. She was totally freaked out since the lock was working perfectly fine just until the incident.

The next day screenwriter, Sandeep Singh was discovered lying in front of the vending machine just after midnight. Emergency crews responded quickly and were able to revive him in few hours. He told the paramedics that he was just walking to vending machine to grab a bite when something punched him head on. He could not describe more than that.

Still from Hotel Hollywood (Hindi, 2010)The special effects supervisor, Richard Miranda also experienced some strange presence in his room and he slept in his car for the duration of the shoot. Shooting was halted when most crew members threatened to quit. Param Gill changed the filming schedule. Rest of the filming was done in the day time by blocking out the doors and windows of hotel with sheets of black plastic. Security guards were hired to man the empty corridors.

Hotel Hollywood (2010)
Cast and Crew

CAST

ARSH SINGH
MEHR HASSAN
RAHUL NATH
CHANDAN PRITHIANI
SANDEEP GHUMAN
SAMEERA SAHA
NICK SHARMA
DANIYAL KHAWJA
VIVEK SHAH
NATASHA KHAWJA
MOBIN KHAN
BRUTUS DURRANI
GLADYS KHAN


executive producer:
AJAY DHAMA

special effects, make-up:
RICHARD MIRANDA

sound design, score:
SHYAM VAI

cinematography:
MATHEW BOYD

sound recording:
BRIAN SORBO

production design:
BHAVINI MADHAV

screenplay:
SANDEEP SINGH
PARAM GILL

editor:
CARLOS RODRIGUEZ

producer:
GURDEEP SINGH

director:
PARAM GILL

For more information, please contact KAPIL SETHI, NET EFFECT MEDIA at 4920 EL CAMINO REAL, LOS ALTOS, CA - 94022, USA; PHONE : 650-387-8308; EMAIL: SALES [at] NETEFFECTMEDIA [dot] COM




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