Release Info - Like Stars on Earth (2007)
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Like Stars on Earth (2007)

Country: India

Genres: Drama, Family, Music

Taglines: Every Child is Special

Director: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte

Writers: Amole Gupte

Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer, ...

Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate; colours, fish, dogs and kites are just not important in the world of adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks and neatness. And Ishaan just cannot seem to get anything right in class. When he gets into far more trouble than his parents can handle, he is packed off to a boarding school to 'be disciplined'. Things are no different at his new school, and Ishaan has to contend with the added trauma of separation from his family. One day a new art teacher bursts onto the scene, Ram Shankar Nikumbh, who infects the students with joy and optimism. He breaks all the rules of 'how things are done' by asking them to think, dream and imagine, and all the children respond with enthusiasm, all except Ishaan. Nikumbh soon realizes that Ishaan is very unhappy, and he sets out to discover why. With time, patience and care, he ultimately helps Ishaan find himself.

Release Dates:

Canada 21 Dec 2007
UK 21 Dec 2007
Ireland 21 Dec 2007
India 21 Dec 2007
Kuwait 21 Feb 2008
Pakistan 11 Apr 2008
USA 12 Jan 2010 (DVD premiere)
Italy 17 Jul 2010 (TV premiere)

Also Known As:

(original title) Taare Zameen Par
Brazil Como Estrelas na Terra
Germany Taare Zameen Par - Ein Stern auf Erden
UK Like Stars on Earth
Croatia Kao zvijezde na Zemlji
India (alternative title) Like Stars on Earth
India (English title) T.Z.P.
India (Hindi title) Taare Zameen Par
India (Hindi title) Taare Zameen Par: Every Child Is Special
Italy Stelle sulla terra
Poland Gwiazdy na ziemi
Serbia Kao zvezde na zemlji
Turkey (Turkish title) Yerdeki Yildizlar
World-wide (English title) Like Stars on Earth
Italy (alternative title) Stelle sulla terra
Russia Звёздочки на земле
Turkey (Turkish title) Her Çocuk Özeldir