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Parzania a film by Rahul Dholakia ; Eagle Home Entertainment present in association with Serene Picture Classics a film by Rahul Dholakia ; produced by K.B. Sareen, Kamal Patel, Rahul Dholakia.

By: Dholakia, Rahul.
Contributor(s): Dholakia, Rahul | Hussain, Zakir | Eagle Home Entertainment (Firm) | Jorden Electronics (New Delhi, India).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: New Delhi Eagle Entertainment Video 2005Description: 1 videodisc( 125 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in.Other title: heaven & hell on earth.Subject(s): Parsees | Riots -- India -- Gujarat -- Drama | Violence -- India -- Gujarat -- Religious aspects -- Drama | Hindus -- India -- Gujarat -- Drama | Zoroastrianism -- India -- Gujarat -- Drama | Muslims -- India -- Gujarat -- DramaGenre/Form: Fiction films. | Religious films.DDC classification: 791.4372
Production Credits: Editor, Aarif Sheikh ; music by Zakir Hussain ; director of photography, Robert Eras.
Awards: "Winner of National Film award: Best director and Best acrtress"--Container.Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Sarika, Parzaan Dastur.Summary: Parzania is an imaginary world created by Parzan and shared by his sister from a Parsee family. It is a perfect world where buildings are made of chocolate and mountains out of ice cream. That beauty is shattered when a a fire erupts on a train killing 58 Hindus. This the breathtaking story of one family and a community's loss, during an act of communal violence that stunned the world and changed country forever. Cyrus, a middle class Parsi (religious adherents of Zoroastrianism in India) lived with his wife Shernaz, son Parzan and daughter Dilshad. During the Hindu-Muslim riots in Gujarat, Parzan is lost and the religious politics between Parsi and Muslims do not matter to a family who wants only to find their little boy. Parzania is inspired by a true story of a boy named Azhar who was lost in the 2002 riot in Gujarat, India.
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"The character Parzan is based upon a child named Azhar, a victim of the devastating Gujarati riots of 2002 who is still missing to this day. The parents of the child placed his picture in the end credits of the film in hopes that he is still alive and someone may recognize him"--IMDb.com.

Originally released as a feature film in 2005.

Sources used: videodisc container; cataloging record from OvOp field office.

Editor, Aarif Sheikh ; music by Zakir Hussain ; director of photography, Robert Eras.

Naseeruddin Shah, Sarika, Parzaan Dastur.

Parzania is an imaginary world created by Parzan and shared by his sister from a Parsee family. It is a perfect world where buildings are made of chocolate and mountains out of ice cream. That beauty is shattered when a a fire erupts on a train killing 58 Hindus. This the breathtaking story of one family and a community's loss, during an act of communal violence that stunned the world and changed country forever. Cyrus, a middle class Parsi (religious adherents of Zoroastrianism in India) lived with his wife Shernaz, son Parzan and daughter Dilshad. During the Hindu-Muslim riots in Gujarat, Parzan is lost and the religious politics between Parsi and Muslims do not matter to a family who wants only to find their little boy. Parzania is inspired by a true story of a boy named Azhar who was lost in the 2002 riot in Gujarat, India.

In English.

"Winner of National Film award: Best director and Best acrtress"--Container.

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