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Being Cyrus

Debutant director Homi Adjania , in this English film, explores various bonds - marriage, lovers, siblings.

india Updated: Feb 25, 2006 13:45 IST
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Cast: Dimple Kapadia, Saif Ali Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Boman Irani, Simone Singh
Director: Homi Adjania

Storyline: The film revolves around a dysfunctional Parsi family headed by a retired sculptor Dinshaw Sethna (Naseeruddin Shah). He lives with his ill-tempered wife Katy (Dimple Kapadia) in the hills of Panchgani in Maharashtra. His younger brother Farookh (played by Boman Irani), who lives in Mumbai with his wife Tina (Simone Singh), is unbelievably contemptuous in his behaviour.

Then arrives Cyrus, Saif Ali Khan, a drifter and an aspiring sculptor at the Sethna house to learn the art of sculpting from Dinshaw.

As the movie proceeds, it gains a psychological insight into the family and reveals that everything is not all right with the Sethna family. Not just that, even Cyrus comes across as a bizarre personality. And his character becomes more complicated when he gets involved with Dinshaw's wife.

USP
The powerhouse starcast has already raised expectations. Cinelovers are in for a treat. Get ready for a slew of sleek and sensitive performances from the stellar cast.

Masala Maar ke...

While a younger male partner is not much of an issue in Hollywood flicks, it does grab attention in Indian films. Hope

Being Cyrus

strikes a chord with the 'desi' audience.
Adjania, in this English film, explores various relationships - marriage, lovers, siblings etc.
Before venturing into filmmaking, Adjania made a brief appearance in Rahul Bose's

Everybody Says I'm Fine

! and also worked as an assistant director with Mahesh Mathai in

Bhopal Express

.