The Last Lear (2008 - Hindi)
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'The Last Lear' is the story of Harry [Amitabh Bachchan] an aging stage
Actor with immense love for Shakespeare and for whom Acing is more than
passion. Sid [Arjun Rampal], a modern day film-maker approaches Harry for a role in his movie. Harry is reluctant but later agrees. He forms a bonding with Shabnam
[Priety Zinta], Ione and Gautam [Jishu Sengupta] while shooting the film. When the movie shoot is about to end, Harry meets with an accident.
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To be very frank, The Last Lear will be remembered for things. One, Acting and two, Cinematography.
Recently released Rituporno Ghosh’s The Last Lear is not inspired by Utpal Dutt’s “Ajker Sajahan” but almost cinematic translation of that Bengali play with addition of a few characters like Bandana enacted by Shefali Shah. As the Bengali version “Ajker Sajahan” didn’t have any connection with D. L Ray’s “Shah Jahan”, here also there is no connection with William Shakespeare’s “King Lear”. Only we come to know that Harish Mishra wanted to act as King Lear which was supposed ...» Read full review
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The title of the film "The Last Lear" stands a bone of contention., as the director opines, his inspiration is Utpal Dutt's play "Aajker Sajahan" . Now the question is, whose manifestation is the protagonist Harish ? King Lear or Sahajahan ? If he is taken for Lear, Preity Zinta has to be taken for Cordellia lying by whom Lear delivers his final soliloquy. As Sahajahan, who used to gaze at the "Taj" in his confinement in the Agra Fort, Harish too visualizes the outside world on the monitor.
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Also spelt like: The Lasst Lear, The Last Leaar, The Last Liar, The Lust Lear