Bhansali's ‘Guzaarish’ finds its way to the Oscars library

Updated: Mar 02, 2011, 08:48 AM IST

Spicezee Bureau

Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s last venture ‘Guzaarish’ dumbfounded all with Hrithik Roshan’s portrayal of a quadriplegic, gripping the audiences that empathised them of the pain that exists. The film’s vivid storyline not only impressed people in India but also earned appreciation overseas. News has it that ‘Guzaarish’ grabbed a rare honour of featuring in the esteemed library of the Oscars.

Bhansali is known to take up subjects that are closer to life and prefers keeping a low profile. But his stupendous piece of art has found its way to the Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (Oscars). And the screenplay of ‘Guzaarish’ will be part of its permanent script collection.

While talking to a daily, Bhansali expressed his take on ‘Guzaarish’ and said, "The movie makes you aware about the beauty of life and what we have and how we should cherish what we have. I have learnt so much about living a good life, of becoming a better human being and of evolving as a person."

Everything about ‘Guzaarish’ was grand. Delving on a sensitive issue of mercy-killing, the film opened to rave reviews and was praised for its finer nuances, right from the script to the idea put behind it.