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    Water (2005) - 1CD - 700MB - DVDRip - XviD - TEAM-TDK (1 link)


    Seema Biswas as Shakuntala
    Lisa Ray as Kalyani
    John Abraham as Narayan
    Waheeda Rehman as Bhagavati, Narayan's Mother
    Sarala Kariyawasam as Chuyia
    Buddhi Wickrama as Baba
    Ronica Sajnani as Kunti
    Manorama as Madhumati
    Rishma Malik as Snehalata
    Meera Biswas as Gyanvati
    Vidula Javalgekar as Patiraji (auntie)
    Daya Alwis as Saduram
    Raghuvir Yadav as Gulabi
    Vinay Pathak as Rabindra
    Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Sadananda
    Gerson Da Cunha as Seth Dwarkanath
    Mohan Jhangiani as Mahatma Gandhi
    Zul Vilani as Mahatma Gandhi (voice)


    Director: Deepa Mehta
    Screenplay: Deepa Mehta
    Director: Songs: Vikramaditya Motwane
    Story: Deepa Mehta
    Producer: David Hamilton
    Music: Mychael Danna and A. R. Rahman
    Cinematography: Giles Nuttgens
    Casting:Uma Da Cunha
    Editing: Colin Monie
    Production Design: Eral Kelly
    Art Directionumant Jayakrishnan
    Set Decorator: Rumana Hamied
    Costume Designer: Dolly Ahluwalia
    Assistant Director: Dylan Gray
    Choreographer: Vikramaditya Motwane
    Associate Producer: Marek Posival
    Production Manager: Lylie Almedia
    Executive Producers: Mark Burton and Doug Mankoff


    2006, Genie Award for Best Actress, Seema Biswas[3]
    2006, Genie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, Giles Nuttgens
    2006, Genie Award for Best Original Score, Mychael Danna
    2006, Golden Kinnaree Award at Bangkok International Film Festival for Best Film[4]
    2006, The Silver Mirror Award at Festival Films from the South in Oslo (Film fra sør) for Best Film.


    2007: Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (making it Canada's first non-French Canadian film to receive a nomination in that category).

    Water (Hindi: 5>0), 2005, is a Canadian film directed and written by Deepa Mehta. It is set in 1938 and explores the lives of widows at an ashram in Varanasi, India. The film is also the third part of a linked trilogy by Mehta, preceded by Fire (1996) and Earth (1998).

    The film premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival, where it was honoured with the Opening Night Gala, and was released across Canada in November of that year. It was first released in India on March 09, 2007.[1]

    The film stars Seema Biswas, Lisa Ray, John Abraham, and Sarala Kariyawasam in pivotal roles and Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Waheeda Rehman, Raghuvir Yadav, and Vinay Pathak in supporting roles. The film's score was composed by Mychael Danna, and songs for the film were composed by A. R. Rahman, with lyrics by Sukhwinder Singh. Cinematography is by Giles Nuttgens, who has worked with Deepa Mehta on several of her films.


    Events during production in Varanasi, India

    Mehta had originally intended to direct Water in February, 2000, with the actors Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das and Akshay Kumar. Her earlier film, Fire, however, had previously attracted hostility from the conservative Hindu community, which objected to her subject matter and portrayal of conservative households in a negative light. Protestors organized protests and attacks on cinemas that screened that film.

    The day before filming of Water was due to begin, the crew was informed that there were complications with their location permits for filming. The following day, they learned that 2,000 protesters had stormed the ghats, destroying and burning the main film set and throwing the remnants into the Ganges in protest of what ultimately were revealed to be false accusations regarding the subject matter of the film.[2]




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