The multiple award-winning Indian drama film ‘Mukti Bhawan’/ ‘Hotel Salvation’ distributed by C International Sales (CIS) has been sold in over 60 International territories including the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Germany, Middle East, Japan, Taiwan, France, Spain, South Africa, Portugal, South Korea and Italy among others and invited to over 70 International Film Festivals around the globe.

Geetanjali Kulkarni (Second from Right) in Mukti Bhawan

The film has been released in over 25 countries and is now scheduled for a theatrical release in Germany on 18th January 2019, the promotions have already begin and the trailer of the film is being attached with Zero from 21st December’18, which will give the film a wide publicity. The film is being distributed by Cargo Records in Germany.

Commenting on the release, Paul Hudson, Director, C International Sales, said, “Good films always find an audience, and that’s just what’s happened with Hotel Salvation, and we couldn’t be happier.”

Shubahshish Bhutiani the Director of Mukti Bhawan says, “I am delighted to see the film now releasing in Germany after a very successful run in Japan recently and other countries around the world. Audience and critics reaction to the film on Japan was very heartwarming.”

We are thrilled to see our little gem releasing across Germany next month, its been two years since its World Premiere at Venice in 2016 and the dream run continues”, says the film’s producer Sanjay Bhutiani.

Written and directed by Shubhashish Bhutiani, ‘Hotel Salvation’ follows a son faced with his father’s untimely demand to go and die in the holy city of Varanasi and attain salvation. The film starring Adil Hussain (‘Life of Pi’), Lalit Behl (‘Titli’), Geetanjali Kulkarni (‘Court’), and Palomi Ghosh and has won over 30 International awards, including the Grand Prix Enrico Fulchignoni, the UNESCO Gandhi Medal during its premiere at Venice and two National Awards in 2017.

Lalit Behl in a still from Mukti Bhawan

Adil Hussain (Right) with Lalit Behl in a still from Mukti Bhawan

The critics have raved about the film which garnered 4 and 5 star reviews in UK media. Asian Culture Vulture said ‘Gentle, unassuming, funny & poignant, ‘Hotel Salvation’ is a small gem of a film in many ways’ while Empire rated it 4 stars saying, ‘A simple story beautifully told’; ‘A moving, rewarding watch that’ll get you thinking’ (Time Out) rating 4 stars whereas Sight & Sound called it ‘A triumph’.