Everybody seems to love Kerala for a spot of filming. Most recent convert is big brother hero Shilpa Shetty who has decided to broaden her commercial plans with a new production company that plans to shoot a Yoga DVD in either Kovalam Beach or the Kerala backwaters.
The team are searching for exotic locations in Kerala at the moment which should not be hard and then a musical is planned. More on the story here
New part hotel, part homestay and part art gallery opens in Fort Cochin.
Le Colonial is owned by a french art collector is one of the oldest inhabited buildings in Fort Cochin (possibly most of Kerala). Although it only just opening September 2007, it is a welcome addition to the crowded boutique hotel market in Fort Cochin that already features luminaries such as Malabar House, Koder House and Brunton Boatyard. It is only a little different, but the homestay quality as though you are in Ian Fleming’s house goes down well.