Guzaarish (2010)

Ethan Mascarenhas, one of the greatest magicians of his time, has been immobilized with a spinal injury for the last 14 years of his life. He still manages to spread magic and hope through his irrepressible wit and humor to every listener… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 19, 2010
DVD Release Date: January 18, 2011
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anil Sinanan
Time Out

Its largely unsentimental treatment of its doomed protagonist results in a surprisingly uplifting weepie.

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Gautaman Bhaskaran
Screen International

The imagery is riveting -- the alluringly lit-up interiors of a crumbling old mansion and the sunny, windswept, Goa landscape... infuse light and shade into the story of a magician, Ethan Mascarenhas (Hrithik Roshan), whose triumph ends in tragedy.

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Richard Kuipers

A shamelessly manipulative Bollywood meller that's opulently decorated and luxuriously photographed but rarely rings true emotionally.

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Simon Foster

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Guzaarish balances its blubbery sentimentality with some beautifully-realised images to heart-warming and generally likable effect.

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Georgia Straight

The film is shot almost entirely in a haze of diffused light and a blue palette interrupted only by the red lipstick worn by Sofia. This is a film to be felt rather than watched.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
familiar stranger
An official remake of 'Whose Life Is It Anyway?', Guzaarish had an enormous scope of making the concept of euthanasia more known in this sub-continent… More
Leo L
A memorable movie that follows the daily emotional, and mental, anguishes of a quadriplegic dealing with the deterioration of his internal organs. With the… More
Anoop KN
If I were to pick any one reason to watch Guzaarish, it would be Hrithik Roshan. I think he has delivered his career best performance here, getting rid of the… More

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