Some of you who have visited Cardamom House may recall Chris talking about being an extra in a Tamil film!. The staff team also have tales to recalls about their encounters with screen stars.
The environments around the house and the lake are superb locations for filming. Sometimes the ‘peace’ of the countryside is disturbed by the repeated strains from the latest hit competing with the cackle of the kingfisher, as they reverberate either from the lake or the temple. On investigation, we discover the incongruity of a film set, with choreographers in denims coaching stars in flowing costumes.