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(2005)

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Directed by 

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Sanjay Leela Bhansali ... (screenplay)
Bhavani Iyer ... (English dialogue)
Bhavani Iyer ... (screenplay)
Prakash Kapadia ... (screenplay and dialogue)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Shernaz Patel ...
Ayesha Kapoor ...
Young Michelle McNally (as Ayesha Kapur)
Dhritiman Chatterjee ...
Paul McNally (as Dhritiman Chaterji)
Sillo Mahava ...
Mrs. Gomes (as Silloo Mahava)
Chippy Gangjee ...
Principal Fernandes (as Chippy Ganjee)
Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal ...
Mrs. Nair
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Kenny Desai ...
Dr. Mehta
Arif Shah ...
Marc Brugger
Bomie E. Dotiwala ...
Mr. Brugger (as Bomi Dotiwala)
Jeroo Shroff ...
Mrs. Brugger
Bomi Kapadia ...
Trustee 1
Kamal Adib ...
Trustee 2
Zul Vellani ...
Trustee 3
Shehnaz Anand ...
Teacher
Polly Shroff ...
Nun
Marriane D'Cruz ...
Singer at the party (as Marianne D'Cruz)
Richard Lane Smith ...
Priest
Tiara Gandhi ...
Trish Xavier ...
Salomi Roy Kapur ...
Martha
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Produced by 

Sanjay Leela Bhansali ... producer
Gautami Bhatt ... executive producer
Aman Gill ... executive producer
Kuldeep Rathore ... line producer (as Kuldeep Singh)
Anshuman Swami ... producer (as Anshumaan Swami)

Music by 

Monty Sharma ... (as Monty)

Cinematography by 

Ravi K. Chandran

Film Editing by 

Bela Segal

Casting By 

Amita Sehgal

Production Design by 

Sabyasachi Mukherji

Art Direction by 

Omung Kumar

Costume Design by 

Sabyasachi Mukherji

Makeup Department 

Beena Banerjee ... hair stylist: Nandana Sen (as Beena)
Joshua Clement ... assistant in execution of prosthetic makeup: Amitabh Bachchan
Pradeep Doiphode ... assistant makeup artist
Dayanand Gowda ... assistant in execution of prosthetic makeup: Shernaz Patel
Hamid Khan ... makeup artist
Loretta ... hairdresser: Rani Mukherjee
Nahush Namdev Pise ... design and execution of prosthetic makeup: Shernaz Patel
Prashant ... makeup artist: Rani Mukherjee
Ruby Sape ... assistant hair stylist
Deepak Sawant ... hairdresser: Amitabh Bachchan / makeup artist: Amitabh Bachchan
Chang Su Chan Shiu ... hair stylist / hairdresser: Rani Mukherjee
Amber Sibley ... prosthetic makeup effects artist: Amitabh Bachchan
Subhash ... makeup artist: Nandana Sen
Christopher Tucker ... prosthetic makeup designer: Amitabh Bachchan

Production Management 

Gajendra Mishra ... production manager
Meraj Shaikh ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Saurash Agarwal ... assistant director
Dheeraj Akolkar ... chief assistant director
Hansraj Bhaktawala ... assistant director
Pradeep Choudhary ... chief assistant director
Sangeeta Gala ... assistant director
Ranbir Kapoor ... assistant director
Sonam Kapoor ... assistant director
Shabina Khan ... assistant director
Amber Lall ... associate director
Amar Sagar ... assistant director
Shailey Sharma ... chief assistant director

Art Department 

Farida Hussain Ali ... props and furniture
Vivek Bhalerao ... assistant art director
Deepal Dass ... graphics: Prime Focus Team
Deen Dayal ... art department (as Deendayal)
Aditya Desai ... graphics: Prime Focus Team
Tushar Desai ... graphics: Prime Focus team
Dinesh ... art department
Mehernosh Fanibanda ... graphics: Prime Focus Team
Jagdish ... assistant art director
Jairaj ... art department
Ketan Kale ... graphics: Prime Focus Team
Rahul Kurup ... assistant art director
Somnath Lohar ... assistant art director
Manoj ... art department
Vishrut Manseta ... graphics: Prime Focus Team
Ram More ... assistant art director
Jignesh Patel ... graphics: Prime Focus Team
Tushar Shah ... graphics: Prime Focus Team
Machhindra Shinde ... assistant art director
Sudhakar ... art department
Uttam ... art department
Vinod ... art department
Santosh Waikar ... assistant art director
Wasim ... art department

Sound Department 

Vikram Biswas ... sync effect assistant
Cherag Cama ... sync sound mixing
Sajjan Choudhary ... foley artist
Subir Kumar Das ... re-recording assistant
Anup Dev ... sound re-recording mixer
Jayesh Dhakan ... adr recordist
Amrit Pritam Dutta ... foley editor
Tanay Gajjar ... background mixing engineer
Rajendra Gupta ... foley artist
Boby John ... ProTools engineer (as Bobby John) / dialogue editor (as Bobby John)
Sanjay Kurian K. ... associate sound recordist (as Sanjay Kurian)
Mohamed Husein Kalsikar ... boom operator (as Mehmood Kalsekar)
Sasi Kasaria ... boom operator (as Shashi Kasare)
Shajith Koyeri ... sound editor
Vijay Kumar ... foley artist
Manik Mukherjee ... foley editor
Namdes Patekar ... sync effect assistant
Resul Pookutty ... sound designer / sync sound mixing / trade mixes
Bhaskar Roy ... re-recording assistant
Kunal Sharma ... ProTools engineer
Jahangeer Sheik ... boom operator (as Jahangir Sheikh)
Karnail Singh ... foley artist
Jayant Vajpayee ... adr recordist (as Jayant Bajpeyi)

Visual Effects by 

Paresh Acharya ... digital grading co-ordinator: Prime Focus Team
Mahesh Baria ... digital compositor: Prime Focus Team
Arup Chakravarty ... digital recording technician: Prime Focus Team
Tony Cole ... visual effects compsitor: Intercolour Team, Sydney
Rohan Desai ... digital color grading: Prime Focus Team / visual effects supervisor: Prime Focus Team
Nirmal Gala ... digital grading co-ordinator: Prime Focus Team
Sohail Gandhi ... data management: Prime Focus Team
Lucky Honda ... digital scanning technician: Prime Focus Team
Ketan Kale ... digital compositor
Prakash Kurup ... title designer: Prime Focus Team
Tony Leach ... visual effects coordinator: Intercolour Team, Sydney
Warren Lynch ... digital colourist: Intercolour Team, Sydney
Susheel Peris ... digital compositor: Prime Focus Team
Jimmy Philip ... compositor
Santosh Prajapati ... digital compositor: Prime Focus Team
Tushar Shah ... visual effects
Ritesh Shetty ... digital recording technician: Prime Focus Team
Smanoj C.P.K. Verma ... digital colorist: Prime Focus Team

Stunts 

Sham Kaushal ... stunt coordinator
Parmajeet ... action assistant
Heera Singh ... action assistant (as Heera)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Ayananka Bose ... camera operator
Dharuman ... dolly grip
V. Hariprasad ... assistant camera
Ganesh Hegde ... dolly grip / grip / key grip / lighting technician
Irfan ... spot boy (as Irfaan)
Dinesh Jangam ... best boy electric
Kumar Shiv Kumar ... spot boy
Chhabinath Mishra ... company electrician
Mukesh ... spot boy
Nagesh ... camera attendant (as Nageesh)
Narayan ... spot boy
Vikash Nowlakha ... assistant camera
Guna Palan ... gaffer
Rakesh Pandey ... spot boy
Prasad ... camera attendant
Rafiq ... spot boy
Digamber Rajapurkar ... spot boy (as Digambar)
Ram ... spot boy
Nitin Rao ... Steadicam operator
Prakash Shetty ... gaffer
Shiva ... assistant grip
Priyanka Sood ... assistant camera
Sreenu ... camera attendant
R. Sudhakaran ... focus puller
Vasu ... spot boy
Hari Vendantam ... second assistant camera

Casting Department 

Purnamrith Singh ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Rajesh Ayyar ... dressman (as Rajesh Iyer)
Mohammed Aziz ... tailor
Dilip Chauhan ... dressman
Yashpal Concessao ... costume assistant
Dattaram ... dressman
Nagraj Gaddam ... dressman
Ramkrishna Gaddam ... dressman (as Krishna Gaddam)
Vishnu Kaheri ... dressman
Amol Kelshikar ... costume assistant
Sher Khan ... dressman
Mohsen Nathani ... costumes: junior artistes
Anand Naverakar ... dressman
Simit Sandhu ... costume assistant
Maqbool Shaikh ... dressman
Hyder Sheikh ... dressman
Rajkumar Yadav ... dressman

Editorial Department 

Rohan Desai ... colorist / digital intermediate supervisor
K.N. Nayak ... color grader: Adlabs
Tirupathi Reddy ... associate editor (as B.R. Tirupathi Reddy)
Amit Shetty ... negative handler

Music Department 

Ashton Colaco ... musician: saxophone
Lavine D'Costa ... musician: double bass
Gayatri Iyer ... playback singer (as Gyatri Ganjawala)
Zohaib Khan ... music assistant
Pritesh Mehta ... music programmer
Roger Menezes ... musician: drums
Ameya Nare ... music assistant
Taufiq Qureshi ... musician: rhythm
Cliffton Rodricks ... musician: piano
Nitin Shankar ... musician: rhythm

Other crew 

Vikas Bahl ... production team: Simla
Vishal Bahl ... caterer / production coordinator: Simla
Manu Bhatia ... production team: Simla
Manmeet Bhatti ... publicity stills
Anil Chinrania ... legal consultant
J.P. Choksi ... media and strategy consultant
Joe D'Souza ... publicity stills / stills photograhpy
Chetan Deolekar ... production accountant
Hetal Desai ... model coordinator
Sangeeta Gala ... consultant: sign language
Vijendra Gupta ... provider: vintage car
Om Prakash Jagodia ... accounts team
Adil Jain ... publicity stills
Pravin Jain ... personal boy: Amitabh Bachchan
Zankhana Joshi ... office staff
Anil Kavshik ... applause team
Sachin Khaitan ... production accountant
Samar Khan ... applause team
Krishna ... company lightman
Amber Lall ... associate director
Frankie Malhotra ... production assistant
Ranjit Malik ... provider: vintage car (as Ranjeet Malik)
Peter Martis ... public relations officer
Rajesh Mishra ... production assistant
Vishal Modi ... production accountant
Himanshu Nanda ... publicity designer
Rahul Nanda ... publicity designer / web site designer
Narayan ... personal boy: Nandana Sen
Kalidas Naryan ... office boy
Neeraj Parashar ... model coordinator
Rajesh ... company lightman
K.S. Ramaiya ... accounts team
Sachin ... production team: Simla
Sanjeev ... company lightman
Sanju ... production team: Simla
Manoj Sharma ... accounts team
Abhay Singh ... publicity stills
Chandrakant Surekha ... chief production accountant
Manish Temkar ... accounts team
Upendra ... personal boy: Rani Mukherjee
Rajnath Yadav ... production assistant

Thanks 

Navin Bhansali ... dedicatee
Usha Bumbawala ... special thanks (as Dr. Usha Bumbawala)
Rohan D'Souza ... special thanks (as Dr. Rohan D'Souza and the Newman Choir)
Shripad Desai ... special thanks: Novartis
Dinoo Gandhi ... special thanks: National Association for the Blind
Kumar Gaurav ... sincere thanks
Nasli Ichhaporia ... special thanks (as Dr. Nasli Ichhaporia)
Helen Keller ... dedicatee
Virbhadra Singh ... sincere thanks: Hon. Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh (as V.S. Singh)
Beroz Vacha ... sincere thanks (as Ms. Beroz Vacha)

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