MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 28,101 this week

Yaarana (1981)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 843 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Multi-millionaire Bishan Kumar and orphan Kishan are inseparable friends and live in the same house with Bishan's widowed mother and a maid servant. Bishan's father was responsible for the ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Raakesh Kumar)

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 06 May 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 24 Jul 2011
 
a list of 1359 titles
created 06 Aug 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 28 May 2014
 
a list of 10 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Yaarana" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Yaarana (1981)

Yaarana (1981) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Yaarana.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Suhaag (1979)
Action | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Vikram has prospered in a life of crime and lives a hedonistic, self-indulgent lifestyle. When Durga, his wife gives birth to twins, he not only repudiates the children but discards his ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha
Hera Pheri (1976)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Popular Indian leading man Amitabh Bachchan stars in HERA PHERI, a campy Bollywood musical melodrama about faded friendships and family secrets. Best friends Vijay (Bachchan) and Ajay (... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra
Stars: Saira Banu, Vinod Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan
Agneepath (1990)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A young boy's quest for revenge leads him to become a gangster as an adult, and with each day he becomes more and more like his enemies. Can he find vengeance and redemption?

Director: Mukul Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi
Gol Maal (1979)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. Bhavani Shankar is also ... See full summary »

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Amol Palekar, Bindiya Goswami, Deven Verma
Khuda Gawah (1993)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Baadshah Khan falls in love with Benazir, a member of a rival clan who has defeated him in a game of buzkashi. Benazir will not marry him unless he brings back the head of her father's ... See full summary »

Director: Mukul Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Nagarjuna Akkineni
Karz (1980)
Action | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Ravi is killed by his wife after his marriage. He is reborn as Monty and is now a singer he goes to holiday in Ooty where he recollects his memories from previous life and inquires about his family from first life and his evil wife Kamini.

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Tina Munim, Simi Garewal
Sooryavansham (1999)
Musical | Drama | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A zamindar and his family called "The Sooryavansh family" of Bharathpur village has a God like image among the villagers. This generation is headed by Thakur Bhanupratap Singh. He has 3 ... See full summary »

Directors: Satyanarayana E.V.V., Pranavanand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Soundarya, Rachana Banerjee
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Arun (Amol Palekar) is a shy accountant in Bombay who dreams of romancing Prabha (Vidya Sinha), but never gets past following her around without managing to actually speak up. While Arun ... See full summary »

Director: Basu Chatterjee
Stars: Ashok Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar
Padosan (1968)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A simple man from a village falls in love with his new neighbor. He enlists the help of his musical-theater friends to woo the lovely girl-next-door away from her music teacher.

Director: Jyoti Swaroop
Stars: Sunil Dutt, Saira Banu, Mehmood
Ram Balram I (1980)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents ... See full summary »

Director: Vijay Anand
Stars: Zeenat Aman, Rekha, Ajit
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

David is an old prisoner, released after twenty-four years in a penitentiary for a crime he hasn't committed. The three men who framed him and sent him away, are now prominent citizens of ... See full summary »

Director: Bhagyaraj
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Jaya Prada
Parvarish (1977)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A policeman adopts the son of a bandit. A misunderstanding leads the officer's own biological son to believe he is the bandit's son and he takes up a secret life of crime; meanwhile, the adopted son becomes an officer of the law.

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Kishan Kumar
Neetu Singh ...
Komal
Tanuja ...
Sheela
...
Nurse Julie
Jeevan ...
Mama (Jaggu's Father)
Kader Khan ...
Johnny (as Kadar Khan)
Ranjeet ...
Jagdish 'Jaggu'
Amjad Khan ...
Bishan
Sulochana Latkar ...
Bishan's Mother (as Sulochana)
Anwar Hussain
Ram Mohan ...
Inspector Kapoor
Yunus Parvez ...
Mental Hospital Doctor
Viju Khote ...
Dance Instructor
Chand Usmani
Lalita Pawar ...
Johnny's Mother
Edit

Storyline

Multi-millionaire Bishan Kumar and orphan Kishan are inseparable friends and live in the same house with Bishan's widowed mother and a maid servant. Bishan's father was responsible for the sentence of his uncle who has a criminal background; after completing his sentence Bishan's uncle pleads with his mother who forgives and accepts him and his son, Jagdish to live in the house together with them. While Kishan is a hardworking farmer who cultivates a plot of land Bishan goes abroad to further his education. Years later Bishan return as an adult only to renew his friendship with Kishan who is also an adult; Bishan then finds that Kishan has a golden voice which cannot be recognize in the village but can be heart rendering in the world of music in the city. Meanwhile Kishan is introduced to Bishan's wife, Sheela and son, Munna. Bishan decides to make all arrangements to take Kishan to the city; at first he refuses but later on agrees when Bishan convinces him. In the city Kishan gets to... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 January 1981 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Yaraana  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title music was composed for Joshila. It was later used in Deewar. See more »

Connections

Featured in Hathyar (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Bishan Chacha
Performed by Mohammad Rafi & Chorus
Lyrics by Anjaan
Music by Rajesh Roshan
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Amitabh proved him self 2 in 1
20 November 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Amitabh proved himself 2 in 1, what I literally mean by 2 in 1 is that, in this movie Amitabh role was comedy as well as the dominant action man, he without hesitating performed his roles very well, this must of been very challenging to do 2 roles in the same movie, there was a contrast, I would simply give this movie 10 out o 10, there were loads of good points about the film, the storyline was brilliant, the actors played there role very well, All I would say this movie will be one of my best movies of all times, I can assure you if you buy this DVD, or record it from the television like I did on last Saturday on max television you will at the end of this film, reach for the rewind button. This movie is one of those which will stick into your heads forever, and you cannot get over it. This movie delivers what its audience needs. Genre, Action, Comedy, Musical, Drama, and Family. all these mixture made this movie into a super hit movie in the year 1981. This was a big blockbuster super hit movie. I would say watch it, you'll love it.


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What about the light bulb outfit?? prats87
Discuss Yaarana (1981) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?