Parzania (2007)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Offbeat, Social
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Total Reviews: 7
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Review Summary: On the whole PARZANIA is a well-made film that's targeted at viewers of serious cinema.

Average Critic Rating: (2.14)
Cast: Naseeruddin Shah , Sarika , Parzun Dastur , Sheeba Chaddha , Raj Zutshi , Asif Basra , Pearl Barsiwalla , Corin Nemec , Ram Gopal Bajaj , Surendra Rajan , Anupam Shyam
Director: Rahul Dholakia
Release Date: 26 Jan 2007

Plot: Allan ( Corin Nemec ), an American, arrives in Ahmedabad searching for answers, to find internal peace and to understand the world and his troubled life. He chooses India as his school and Gandhi as his subject of his thesis. It is here that he meets the Pithawala family — Read more

Parzania - Top Reviews

Filmmaking is about telling a story, but every now and then, the story is so strong that the telling isn't as important anymore.
Raja Sen, Rediff 
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
On the whole PARZANIA is a well-made film that's targeted at viewers of serious cinema.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama

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In spite of many peripheral weaknesses of the kind Satyajit Ray termed as "spelling mistakes in a beautiful sonnet" Parzania is a rare film in that it deals with Gujarat's communal polarisation in an altogether genuine and honest manner.
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People may forget that it is Zakir Hussain's fine music that evokes emotions throughout the film, but they will never forget Parzan, the creator of 'Parzania'
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