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A paralyzed Magician-turned-Radio Jockey files a Petition in Court seeking permission to end his life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ethan Mascarenhas
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Sofia D'Souza
Shernaz Patel ...
Advocate Devyani Dutta
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Omar Siddiqui
Nafisa Ali ...
Isabel Mascarenhas
Monikangana Dutta ...
Estella Francis (as Moni Kangana Dutta)
Suhel Seth ...
Dr. Nayak
Rajit Kapoor ...
Public Prosecutor Vipin Patel
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Yasser Siddiqui
Vijay Crishna ...
Judge Rajhansmoni
Makrand Deshpande ...
Nevile D'Souza
Olivier Lafont ...
Father Samuel (as Sanjay Lafonte)
Jineet Rath ...
Little Ethan
Parveen Rabbani ...
Rosy
Farida Mistry ...
Maria
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Ethan Mascarenhas, formerly the world's greatest magician, has been quadriplegic since a performance went wrong 14 years before. For the past 12 years Ethan's health has been relatively stable, largely due to the relentless dedication of his nurse, Mrs Sofia D'Souza. He lives and works at his home, spreading new magic to millions of people with his irrepressible wit and spirit through books he has written and his radio show. But now his internal organs are failing. To avoid permanent hospitalization and machine life-support, Ethan petitions a court to be legally allowed to die. Ethan's request - his 'guzaarish' - shocks everyone in his world, but especially threatens his relationship with Sofia, who is the core of his existence. Will Ethan's petition succeed? How will Sofia respond? Written by sshogben

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

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£171,027 (UK) (19 November 2010)

Gross:

$1,017,335 (USA) (10 December 2010)
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The film got mix reviews and was termed as flop but Hrithik Roshan's acting was appreciated where in the film got some positive reviews later. See more »

Quotes

Ethan Mascarenhas: Break the rules. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly. Love deeply. Laugh uncontrollably. And never regret anything that made you smile.
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References Romeo and Juliet (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Sau Gram Zindagi
Written by Vibhu Puri
Sung by Kunal Ganjawala
Composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Guzaarish -- Class Apart
19 November 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Finally, we have a movie to appreciate by heart. I was so much satisfied when i came out of the cinema hall. With no unpractical things happening out there, the movie deserves only one word, marvelous..!! By Heart i would like to thank Sanjay Bhansali For delivering a movie like this, and Hritik and aishwarya For their delightful work, which deserves standing applause..!! the movie is so well crafted that you cannot take your eyes of the screen,and in case you do,you gotta be missing something.. With superb cinematography, songs, story and every thing related, this film is simply a class apart..! if you are in a habit of watching class movies, go just watch it... full thumbs up to the movie!!!!


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