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Aashayein (2010)

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A man meets with assorted characters in a nursing home after being diagnosed with cancer.

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Rahul Sharma / Bhaskar Suryanarayan
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Padma / Bangal Alavelu Padmavati
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G. Parthasarthi
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Madhu
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Sister Grace
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Govinda
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Nafisa
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Xavier
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Aashayein is the story of Rahul (John Abraham), a gambler. He collapses down just after his long-time girlfriend Nafisa(Sonal Sehgal) accepts his marriage proposal. Later, on medical check-up, it is revealed that Rahul has got Lung Cancer, presumably by his smoking habits, and that he has got only 3 more months to live. Written by FunMelaMastiDOTcom

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Prepare for life

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Nagesh is Back ..Thank God !
27 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

Well, the last two flicks of Nagesh were a gross disappointment. But, not this time. He has come back to his forte, that of, sensitive and touching cinema. John has given his best till date and the seventeen year old Anitha was outstanding.

The story revolves the last few days of a lung cancer patient. The way he deals with his pain, his isolation and paradox of life. In this process he discovers that he needs a purpose in life which is shown by a child who resembles a monk. Slowly he discovers, instead of gloating and wasting life, he devotes himself for the happiness of others. There are frequent references to Karma and the hidden messages are nicely conveyed through this film. He uses his surplus of funds for the fulfillment of desires of his friends and thus kind of liberating them. The parallel story of Indiana Jones is well woven and strikes a parallel to the needs of the protagonist.The films ends on a positive note and the protagonist still seeking a new adventure.

The music is outstanding with the same team as that of Dor. It Blends very well with the situations and embellishes the movies further.

All in All ! Nagesh is Back ! Looking for further great movies from him.


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