'Guzaarish' is a story of a former magician who turns radio jockey after suffering from quadriplegic that paralyses him from neck down. After suffering from the inability to move for the past fourteen years, Ethan appeals for mercy killing with the help of his friend and lawyer, Devyani Dutta, but the court rejects his appeal. The story takes a dramatic turn when Ethan's nurse, Sofia divorces her husband and comes to help Ethan with his mercy killing and a young man named Omar Siddiqui enters his life with an enthusiasm to learn magic from the famous former magician. The story of the film is emotional yet inspiring, and has also been well-complemented by the powerful performances that have won accolades in a lot of award ceremonies.
The Plot Of The Movie
Ethan Mascarenhas (Hrithik Roshan) is a quadriplegic patient, and has been on the chair for the past fourteen years. Taking care of him for the past twelve years is his nurse, Sofia D'Souza, played by Aishwarya Rai. Life starts to seem to be meaningless and more of a burden to others for Ethan. Finally, he decides to appeal for mercy killing. It is, indeed, a very tough decision but considering his situation everyone supports him. His mother, played by Nafisa Ali, supports and backs his son in filing the petition. However, his appeal is dismissed. Then, his friend and lawyer, Devyani Dutta suggests him to gather public support through his radio program. Ethan names the program as "Project Euthanasia." Meanwhile, Ethan gets to relive his life as a magician when a young man passionate about learning magic from him enters his life. The young man, played by Aditya Roy Kapoor, brings back the magician in Ethan. By now, his radio program is in the limelight, and he decides to file a petition again. Again, his appeal is rejected, and his mother passes away. During this hard time, Sofia stands by his side and decides to stay with him and help him with the mercy killing. By and by, they fall in love and face all the challenges with a smile and by being at each other's side. The movie ends at a note that surely makes every audience weep with a smile on their faces because by now Ethan is free from the lifeless living.
Cast And Crew
Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie stars Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead. Most of the actors get nominated in their respective categories in various reputed award functions for their powerful performances. You can order online for the DVD of the movie and watch it at home anytime with family and friends.
Story of a former magician who turns radio jockey after suffering from quadriplegic that paralyses him from neck down
Emotional yet inspiring story well-complemented by powerful performances
Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai
Nominated in almost all awards ceremonies
A movie on mercy killing