Star Movies Select HD recreates The Grand Budapest hotel at High Street Phoenix


Ahead of the premiere of Wes Anderson’s cinematic piece, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Star Movies Select HD has mounted a mesmerizing work of art at the High Street Phoenix. The iconic replica of the Grand Budapest Hotel has been made with 15000 kgs of sand and measures a staggering 10 ft. by 7 ft.

True to its heritage, High Street Phoenix has brought in such masterpieces year on year to its audience. From sand castles to magnificent yachts made of golden raindrops, the destination has become a host to unconventional and extraordinary art forms from across the globe. Commenting on the partnership with Star Movies, Mr. Rajendra Kalkar, President (West), The Phoenix Mills Limited said, “We have had a long standing relationship with premium brands like Star India and we are delighted to host such work of art at our location. Star Movies has always been bringing extremely creative installations to our mall and have enthralled our audience with extraordinary engagements.”

Sculptor Narayan Sahu from Sand Cult, one of India's leading professional sand sculpting companies, has made the eye-catching sand sculpture which is the cynosure of the mall patrons currently. Over 140 laborious hours went into the minute detailing of this magnum opus. For instance, the installation at High Street Phoenix has 83 windows carved meticulously to make it a befitting miniature of the ones seen in the movie. From flag poles to the staircase, this sand sculpture is a work of dedicated craftsmanship, perseverance and impeccable attention to detail.


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