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Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as ... See full summary »
Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old child whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate; colours, fish, dogs and kites are just not important in the world of adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks and neatness. And Ishaan just cannot seem to get anything right in class. When he gets into far more trouble than his parents can handle, he is packed off to a boarding school to 'be disciplined'. Things are no different at his new school, and Ishaan has to contend with the added trauma of separation from his family. One day a new art teacher bursts onto the scene, Ram Shankar Nikumbh, who infects the students with joy and optimism. He breaks all the rules of 'how things are done' by asking them to think, dream and imagine, and all the children respond with enthusiasm, all except Ishaan. Nikumbh soon realizes that Ishaan is very unhappy, and he sets out to discover why. With time, patience and care, he ultimately helps Ishaan find ...
Darsheel Safary, the 11-year-old star of the film, is a part of Shiamak Davar's dance troupe. During one of the classes, he saw a poster that read, "Hunting for a naughty kid. If you're selected, you will get a chance to act with Aamir Khan." He thought that it would be great if he was able the film. During the same class, Amole Gupte spotted him and asked him to go for an audition. Eventually, he got selected. See more »
When Yohaan opens the door to get the newspaper and milk on Sunday, he has his knapsack slung on his right shoulder. Immediately after this, he goes to Ishaan's door and says, "Inu, Papa aa gaye." His bag can be seen slinging from his left shoulder at this time. However, again when Ishaan is sitting with his father and Yohaan leaves, his bag is again seen slinging from his right shoulder. See more »
for a mainstream Hindi film, the following is rare: 1. a film for
children2. the only star of the film getting a limited screen space 3.
high quality animation4. choosing undertones over melodrama, 5. no
regular masala stuff 6. strong message that can actually change lives
of people 7. conviction and honesty of the makers palpable in every
frame 8. and in spite of all this, the movie offering complete, healthy
the only problem with the audience is that although we keep shouting on
the extreme want of quality cinema, meaningful cinema, when a good film
actually comes, we tend to find more flaws in it than appreciating it.
Are we insecure of accepting somebodies honesty and creative genius?
Sure, Taare Zameen Par has moments that could have been better, but
shouldn't we just try to overlook those and once, for all, applaud the
effort the makers have put...
and believe me it is not difficult... for there are innumerable other
moments that leave you spellbound, a wet film over your eyes, a strange
pain down your throat, a mild ache at your heart, but a pure smile on
your lips... there are times you wish you were a kid...
may be it takes a child to love simple tales told with honesty and
warmth... may be we grown ups have lost that quality we all once had...
but Taare Zameen Par should touch a chord somewhere in every one's
heart... we all have been after all, at least for some beautiful part
of our lives, special. the film is dedicated to that special child in
all of us...
P.S- no one can hate it...at least i would like to think that way
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