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Parzania (2005)

 -  Drama  -  26 January 2007 (India)
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Parzan Dastur
Sheeba Chaddha
Pear Barsiwala
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Pushpendra Saini
Ram Gopal Bajaj
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Every now and again comes a film that shakes you. A film that deeply affects you and the core purpose of the film goes beyond the realms of cinema as being just entertainment as the purpose then turns into education... See full synopsis »

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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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speechless...
21 February 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

awesome.....some real serious & emotional stuff...after a long time.. sarika , naseerudin shah and corrin nemec....have done their best....& the man..i don't know his name...but the one who confesses in the court...i didn't knew he acts so well.....each one of them have done their best ... ..

MUCH IS BEING made about the opposition of the Hindi movie Parzania in Gujarat. Parzania is based on the real life-story of a Parsi couple, who lost their son during the post-Godhra riots of 2002. Though the movie was released throughout the country on January 26, 2007, there were no takers for the movie in Gujarat. None of the film exhibitors (theatre-owners) of the state were ready to screen the movie.

The director of the movie Rahul Dholakia has reportedly said that the film exhibitors who claim "they have been told by someone that it would be better if they don't screen the movie in Gujarat" have refused to screen the movie. However they have not specified who gave them this instruction.

The director has further gone on record saying, "This film is about what happened in Gujarat; it is about a Parsi boy of that state. However, I don't understand why the film is not being allowed to be screened in the state."

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