Little Zizou

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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= Template:DMCA }} Template:Use Indian English Template:Cleanup film Template:Infobox film Little Zizou is an 2008 Indian film in Hindi, Gujarati, and English, written and directed by Sooni Taraporevala.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref><ref>Template:Cite news</ref><ref>Template:Cite web</ref> Little Zizou is a fast-paced, exuberant, yet poignant comedy about how two battling Mumbai families finally come to terms.

Little Zizou won the "Rajat Kamal" of 'National Film Award for Best Film on Family Welfare' category at the 56th National Film Awards.<ref name="56thaward">Template:Cite web</ref><ref name="56thawardPDF">Template:Cite web</ref>

Plot

Xerxes, 'Little Zizou' as he is known, is an eleven-year-old soccer-crazy Parsi boy whose fervent wish is that his idol, Zinedine Zidane, visit Mumbai. His older brother Artaxerxes, or Art, is a talented artist whose wild fantasies come to life in surprising ways. Their father Khodaiji is a self-proclaimed protector-of-the-faith who thrives on the attentions (and donations) of hopeful believers.

Art burns with unrequited love for the daughter of Khodaiji's arch rival, Pressvala, a free thinking newspaper publisher. And to the extreme displeasure of their other daughter, Xerxes adores the maternal Mrs Pressvala. But the real fireworks begin when Pressvala writes a scathing critique of Khodaiji and public reaction is widespread. As the two households fight, life becomes complicated. Liana ( the younger daughter), finally lets Xerxes be his friend. Khodaiji shuts down Presswala's office. Presswala gets a heart attack. Will Khodaiji reform his ways? Will Pressvala let Art be Zenobe's ( the older daughter)? This is what forms the rest of the story.

Cast

Actor Role
Boman Irani Boman Pressvala
Jahan Battivala Xerxes Khodaiji
Iyanah Bativala Liana Pressvala
Sohrab Ardeshir Cyrus II Khodaiji
Imaad Shah Artaxerxes Khodaiji
Shernaz Patel Miss Patel
Zenobia Shroff Roxanne Pressvala
Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal Majestic Grandmother
Kunal Vijaykar Kunal
Tknow Francorsi Tito Fellini
Kurush Deboo Kurush Chief Disciple
Kamal Sidhu Alka Mehta
Dilshad Patel Zenobia Pressvala
John Abraham Arjun (Special Appearance)<ref>Template:Cite web</ref><ref>Template:Cite web</ref>

Crew

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