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Guzaarish (2010)

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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
Sanjay Lafont ...
Father Samuel (as Sanjay Lafonte)
Jineet Rath ...
Little Ethan
Parveen Rabbani ...
Rosy
Farida Mistry ...
Maria
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Storyline

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:

19 November 2010 (India)  »

Also Known As:

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Opening Weekend:

£171,027 (UK) (19 November 2010)

Gross:

$1,017,335 (USA) (10 December 2010)
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali described this film as a tribute to legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar: 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 »

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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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Guzarish is a amazing piece of work by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
19 November 2010 | by (Bangalore, India) – See all my reviews

For those who really like Movies with Good Story and acting. I will recommend them to watch "Guzarish". Its a Excellent piece of work by Sanjay Leela Bansali, with a Brilliant acting by "Ritik Roshan" and "Ashwariya Rai", with a great story line.

The story line is great and contain human touch for the plot created for a paralyzed person. I can say it cannot be more better to synchronized with the flow of the story and is very very well acted by both Ritik Roshan and Ashwariya Rai.

Again the dance by Ritik Roshan was amazing and there is no doubts about his dancing in the Indian Film Industry at this movement.


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