MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 14,358 this week

Isi Ka Naam Zindagi (1992)

 |  Family, Comedy, Drama
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 325 users  
Reviews: 1 user

During the British rule in rural India; a wealthy family spent generation from generation in trying to take over a plot of land from a man named Bansiram. But Bansiram will not give up this... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(play), (dialogue), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

Aamir Khan pays tribute to Pran
| Bollyspice

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 912 titles
created 17 Apr 2012
 
a list of 2862 titles
created 14 Aug 2012
 
a list of 67 titles
created 29 Aug 2012
 
a list of 37 titles
created 28 May 2013
 
a list of 43 titles
created 11 May 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Isi Ka Naam Zindagi (1992)

Isi Ka Naam Zindagi (1992) on IMDb 6.1/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Isi Ka Naam Zindagi.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Rohit Kumar (Aamir Khan) is an aspirant playback singer while Kiran (Manisha Koirala) is a classical singer-in-training, but at inside aims to be some thing like Rohit. They meet, relate to... See full summary »

Director: Mansoor Khan
Stars: Aamir Khan, Manisha Koirala, Master Adil
Drama | Romance | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Three brothers are separated after their parents' murder. Years later, their only hope of avenging their parents and reuniting as a family lies in the song they learned as children.

Director: Nasir Hussain
Stars: Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman, Vijay Arora
Drama | Family | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

An eight year old boy is thought to be lazy and a troublemaker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte
Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda
Family | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Kishen Kumar Chaudhary and Karan are family like friends, when Kishen's wife Mrs. Kaushalya gives birth to a baby boy Prem, Karan helps the couple bring up there child with out- most care. ... See full summary »

Director: Sooraj R. Barjatya
Stars: Salman Khan, Bhagyashree, Alok Nath
Comedy | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Two conmen competing for the hand of a heiress get drawn into love - and into trying to save her from an evil criminal.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi
Stars: Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon
Mother India (1957)
Drama | Musical | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In this melodrama, a poverty-stricken woman raises her sons through many trials and tribulations. But no matter the struggles, always sticks to her own moral code.

Director: Mehboob Khan
Stars: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar
Chakde! India (2007)
Drama | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A disgraced hockey player coaches the women's national team to win back his honor and dignity.

Director: Shimit Amin
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Malvade, Tanya Abrol
Chachi 420 (1997)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Wealthy Janki falls in love with poor Jaiprakash, much to the displeasure of her parents, and ends up getting married, and living with her husband. She subsequently gives birth to a ... See full summary »

Director: Kamal Haasan
Stars: Kamal Haasan, Amrish Puri, Om Puri
Drama | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Aamir Khan, Juhi Chawla, Sharokh Bharucha
Madhosh (1974)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Desh Gautam
Stars: Reena Roy, Rakesh Roshan, Mahendra Sandhu
Animation | Family

The film is an animated take on Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and it marks the 10 year anniversary of its release.

Director: Tarun Mansukhani
Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Rani Mukerji
Namak Halaal (1982)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Young Arjun (Amitabh Bachchan) is brought up by his Daddu (Om Prakash). His Daddu decides for him to go to the city in search of a new job and life. While in the city he meets up with ... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra
Stars: Waheeda Rehman, Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Chhotu
Farha Naaz ...
Chinky (as Farha)
Asrani ...
Munim
Beena Banerjee ...
Tej Sapru ...
Vijay
Bharat Kapoor ...
Chinky's Father
Babloo Mukherjee ...
Jai
Jamuna
Anjan Srivastav ...
Doctor (as Anjan Srivastava)
Rajesh Puri ...
Devraj's Nephew
Shiva Rindani ...
Shera (as Shiva)
Baby Deepali ...
(as Baby Deepa)
Prem Sagar ...
Chatterjee (as Prem Kapoor)
Subroto Mahapatra ...
(as Subrata Mahapatra)
Anup Jalota ...
Singer (song "Muthi Bhar Aaye Sabhi")
Edit

Storyline

During the British rule in rural India; a wealthy family spent generation from generation in trying to take over a plot of land from a man named Bansiram. But Bansiram will not give up this land nor is he willing to sell at any cost since this family wants to have the land in order to satisfy their own selfish needs. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Family | Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sonam was signed for the film but opted out as she was about to quit films. See more »

Soundtracks

Gulai Gulaigo, Haan Gulaigo
Music by Bappi Lahiri
Lyrics by Ramesh Pant
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A comedy with a social message
1 November 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Isi Ka Naam Zindagi can now be called a vintage Aamir Khan starrer. When the movie was first released, I remember, there weren't too many takers. The song 'Babam babam bam bhole', composed by Bappi Lahiri, was a moderate hit, and so was the title track sung by Anup Jalota. But the movie is indeed watchable because of the wry social comment that has been packaged intelligently as an over-the-top comedy. It is based on an acclaimed Bengali play by Manoj Mitra, which was first filmed in Bengali by Tapan Sinha as 'Banchharamer Bagan' (considered by many as a cult Bengali classic). Though the compulsions of mainstream Hindi cinema redeems the delicate flavor of the original work to some extent, yet Isi Ka Naam Zindagi deserves to be seen as a delectable comedy with a heart, and also for the fine performances of Aamir Khan, Farha Naaz and Pran.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Isi Ka Naam Zindagi (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?