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Parzania (2005)

 |  Drama  |  26 January 2007 (India)
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A parsi family struggles to find thier son in a genocide carried out by vested interests outfits during 2002, commonly known as Gujarat riots, where more than 2000 Muslims died in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Sarika ...
Shernaz
Parzan Dastur
Sheeba Chaddha
Pear Barsiwala
Rajendranath Zutshi
Pushpendra Saini
Ram Gopal Bajaj
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A parsi family struggles to find thier son in a genocide carried out by vested interests outfits during 2002, commonly known as Gujarat riots, where more than 2000 Muslims died in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Heaven and hell on earth

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The character 'Parzan' is based upon a child named Azhar, a victim of the devastating Gujarati riots of 2002 who is still missing to this day. The parents of the child placed his picture in the end credits of the film in hopes that he is still alive and someone may recognize him. See more »

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one of the finest Indian movies to come out in the past 5 years
22 May 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

this is a brilliant movie.period.master performances by Sarika Naseeruddin shah bring out the trauma which was faced by the minority community in Gujarat following the train burning incident which occurred at the city of Godhra. based on a true story,the movie tells us about a family of Parsis who lost their son Parzan when their housing society was attacked by religious zealots.parzania is the imaginary land created by parzan where everything is g8 and everyone is happy. brilliantly directed ,

this is one of those few Indian movies which makes the viewer empathize with the characters without exploiting their sentiments.all the actors and the movie deserve national award.two-thumbs up.my rating:10/10


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