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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

124 min
Comedy | Drama
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John Madden
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations
Country: UK
Release Date: 2012-05-25
Filming Locations: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Budget: $10,000,000
Opening Weekend: $737,051 (USA) (6 May 2012)
Gross: $46,412,041 (USA) (25 October 2012)
Judi Dench
Evelyn Greenslade
Tom Wilkinson
Graham Dashwood
Patrick Pearson
Graham's Colleague
Hugh Dickson
James Rawlings
Estate Agent
Bill Nighy
Douglas Ainslie
Penelope Wilton
Jean Ainslie
Maggie Smith
Muriel Donnelly
Liza Tarbuck
Staff Nurse
Paul Bhattacharjee
Dr. Ghujarapartidar
Lucy Robinson
Ronald Pickup
Norman Cousins
Celia Imrie
Madge Hardcastle
Simon Wilson
Madge's Son-in-Law
Sara Stewart
Madge's Daughter
Ramona Marquez
Madge's Grandchild
Glen Davies
Taxi Driver
Jay Villiers
Evelyn's Son
Paul Bentall
Evelyn's Lawyer
Louise Brealey
Hairdresser (as Loo Brealey)
Catherine Terris
Graham's Cleaner
Richard Cubison
Douglas' Golf Partner
Josh Cohen
Josh Cole
Airport Security Guard
Dev Patel
Sonny Kapoor
Bhuvnesh Shetty
Muriel's Physiotherapist
Honey Chhaya
Young Wasim
Shubraojyoti Barat
Public Records Official
N. Kumar
Rickshaw Driver /
Hem Acharya
Boy Playing Cricket
Kailash Vijay
Rickshaw Driver /
Tina Desai
Sid Makkar
Seema Azmi
Vishnu Sharma
Mr. Maruthi
Lillete Dubey
Mrs. Kapoor
Denzil Smith
Viceroy Club Secretary
Jagdish Sharma
Sandeep Lele
Viceroy Club Barman
Diana Hardcastle
Neeraj Kadela
Market Salesman
S.N. Purohit
Tap Shop Owner
Shiv Palawat
Tea Room Waiter
Mahesh Udeshi
Doctor at Clinic
Neena Kulkarni
Rajendra Gupta
Gagan Mishra
Restaurant Owner
A.R. Rama
Rickshaw Driver / Jean
Sukesh Khosla
Rajan - Airline Agent
Fiaz Ali
Indian Passenger
Victoria Jane Appleton
European Passenger (uncredited)
Israr Azam
Hospital Porter (uncredited)
Russell Balogh
Lawyer (uncredited)
Atul Sharma
Indian Airport Passenger (uncredited)
Did you know?
Bill Nighy and Penelope Wilton previously played husband and wife in Shaun of the Dead (2004)
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Peter O'Toole and Julie Christie were to play the parts of Norman and Madge but were later replaced by Ronald Pickup and Celia Imrie. Additionally director John Madden went on to say that Eileen Atkins and John Hurt were another two actors considered for parts.
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Penelope Wilton (Jean) is reading Tulip Fever, a novel by Deborah Moggach, on whose novel the film is based. The film is based on the novel These Foolish Things by Deborah Moggach. The film Tulip Fever (2015) is in development.
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When they arrive at the airport all the members of the group already have a heavy sun tan, even though they have only just arrived in India and they did not have these tans when they were in England.
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Madge Hardcastle: One was rather hoping to fly under the radar, but one is a member of the royal family.
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Jean: In fact, I think I've been looking for you for a very long time.
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Evelyn: Didn't you have a girlfriend?
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Photos from cast
Raoul Marquez