This story is about how an old man tried to show his grandson the preciousness and beauty of life in a no win situation such as cancer. It is about keeping a positive attitude towards life.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Arun Nalawade ...
Keshavram Shantaram Vichare
Ashwin Chitale ...
Parshuram 'Parshya' Vichare
Sandeep Kulkarni ...
Dr. Sane
Amruta Subhash ...
Ashawari (Medica Social Worker)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vibhawari Deshpande ...
Receptionist
Ashwini Giri ...
Mrs. Vichare
Ganesh Manjrekar ...
Divakar (uncle)
Sandeep Pathak
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Parshuram (affectionately called as 'Parsha') is like any other child of his age - chirpy , mischievous and utterly likable . However when he complains of vision problems his grandfather Keshav Vichare (Arun Nalawade) travels all the way from their small village in the Konkan region in Maharashtra to Pune for getting his eyes checked . It turns out to be retino blastoma , a type of eye cancer that has only one cure - eye removal . Dr. Sane (Sandeep Kulkarni) asks Mr. Vichare to break the news to Parsha . Vichare is procrastinating at first but realizes later that the need of the hour is not only to break the news to Parsha , but also to show him the value of life and the joy of living even after rendered blind . Written by Soumitra

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10 December 2004 (USA)  »

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$1,042 (USA) (10 December 2004)

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$1,042 (USA) (10 December 2004)
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India's entry for best foreign film at the Oscars 2004. See more »

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31 December 2004 | by (India) – See all my reviews

SHWAAS is, no wonders, the best movie I've ever seen.I seems a intelligent man's movie.Sandeep has made a wonderful movie. Watching movie it seems to be a simple movie.But I am sure Sandeep and his team had lot of efforts and dedication into this movie. When I saw it first time , I was shaken and I couldn't control my tears. I has been a long time that I was crying, watching a film. It made me every factor of life to think upon again. Acting performances of all the characters were at their best. Special mention of child actor. Sandeep , u did a excellent job..................and hope to c u carry on from this , get the Oscars, and make another beauty. ALL THE BEST.


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