The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel shooting location in the village of Udaipur is a hit with international tourists

Hotel Sign Chosen As A Film Site Has Fixed A Place In The Building Where Tourists Like To Pose

Recently, When The 65-year-old French Traveler Marilou Dupont Came To Rajasthan, She Wanted Her Experience To Be Unique. Her Travel Plan Included Taj Mahal In Agra And Amber Fort In Jaipur, But She Asked Her Travel Agent To Include Ravla In The Village Of Khempur In Rajasthan. Dupont Is One Of The Many Other International Tourists Who Want To Visit This 370 Year Old Property, 70 Km From Udaipur. Irrfan Khan And Radhika Madan Shots Here Also For Angrezi Medium.

The-Second-Best-Exotic-Marigold-Hotel Still From The Movie The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Shot At The Property

The Haveli Has An Open Courtyard, A Vast, Well-kept Garden, Arched Arches And Covered Balconies With Traditionally Decorated Rooms. What Is Exciting For International Tourists Is That It Is A Large Part Of Judi Dench And Richard Gere The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel And Its Sequel Were Shot Here. The Huge Sign Board At The Entrance Of The Property That Reads" The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - For The Elderly & Beautiful" Erected At The Entrance As Part Of The Shoot In 2010 Is Still There.

the_best_exotic_marigold_hotel3 John Madden During The Shoot Of The Film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel


Tourists Pose With The Sign To Take It As A Souvenir

Kunwar Hemant Deval, The Owner Of Ravla Khempur, Shares, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Directed By John Madden Had An Extensive 70 Day Shoot Here. Madden Turned This Into An Exotic Retirement Home For The Movie. The Film Made Our Property Quite Famous, Not Just In India, But Also Internationally. So We Decided To Retain The Sign Board. Guests Coming To The Hotel Pose With The Board To Take It Back As A Souvenir With Them. In Fact We Love Telling People About How The Film Was Shot Here. ”Since Then, The Property Became Quite A Favorite With Film Makers, Especially European Film Makers. Madden Returned In 2014 And Shot The Sequel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel In The Same Property. Deval Adds, “When Madden Visited Our Property Before The Shoot Started, He Thought It Had A Magical Charm. He Just Said That It Has Something Special That Could Eventually Draw The Characters. So When He Came Back To India To Shoot The Sequel In 2014, Our Hotel Was Again Chosen As A Site For The Film's Hotel. ”

2 Kunwar Hemant Deval, The Owner Of Ravla Khempur Posing For JT

Travel Agents Had Ever Destroyed The Brochure Of The Hotel, Called The Rommel!

There Are Times When Guests Pose For A Picture With The Board After Entering The Premises, Just Before They Have Formally Checked In! Deval, Also A Former Sarpanch Of The Village Shares, “When I Turned This Property Into A Hotel In 2001, I Had A Tough Time To Get Tourists. Travel Agents Even Told Me, “Humne Toh Kabhi Name Hi Nahi Suna. Wahan Canyon Koi Tourists Aana Chahega, Udaipur Mein Hi Itne Shaandar 5 Star Heritage Properties Hain. Many Of Them Even Threw The Brochure In The Trash Bin In Front Of Me! ”