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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

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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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Also Known As:

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£171,027 (UK) (19 November 2010)

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$1,017,335 (USA) (10 December 2010)
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Hrithik Roshan was nominated for best actor for the Filmfare awards but lost it to Shahrukh Khan for My Name Is Khan 2010. See more »

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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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Chand Ki Katori
Written by Vibhu Puri
Composed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Performed by Harshdeep Kaur
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Take a Bow Mr.Bhansali, this is your Jewel Crown
19 November 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I watched Guzarish a good 24 hours back and I am still not able to think anything else except the movie. This is a rare piece of art.

Hrithik has raised the bar for himself after this performance.His eyes does all the talking and he has completely gone under the skin of the character. Aishwarya, as usual, does justice to her talent.

Bhansali has woven some wonderful moments together in this rare piece of art, which deserves appreciation. Every frame is beautifully presented and it works like a visual treat to the audience.

Thank you Mr.Bhansali for giving a film which will be remembered for its quality and not the numbers on the box office chart.

I highly recommend this movie to everyone who adores the magic of sensitive cinema.


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