Yeh Saali Zindagi (2011)

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Gangsters kidnap the prospective son-in-law of a politician in order to secure the release of an imprisoned gang-member.



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After Bade falls out of favor of Member of Parliament, Verma, he is arrested, held in a cell without any trial, and is humiliated and beaten everyday. His brother Chhotte and others conspire to secure his release by kidnapping Verma's to-be son-in-law, Shyam Singhania. Things do not go exactly as planned and Priti, Shyam's girlfriend, also gets abducted. In order to ensure Shyam's safety, she agrees to liaise between Verma and the gangsters - not knowing that she has an admirer who will do anything for her. She meets with Shyam's father as well as Verma but may end up endangering everyone's lives especially after Verma makes it clear that he will not negotiate Bade's release under any circumstance. Written by rAjOo (

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4 February 2011 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Dil Dar Badar  »

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INR 100,000,000 (estimated)

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Dil Dar-Ba-Dar
Written by Swanand Kirkire
Composed by Nishat Khan
Performed by Shilpa Rao and Javed Ali
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Thumbs Up For Sudhir Mishra!!
10 February 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

'Yeh Saali Zindagi' is a restless satire of the underskirts of Delhi,full of dilemma and heart With entertaining narration.

Irfan Khan shows his acting skills once again by effortlessly portraying the emotions and confusions of a witty(at the same time heard-hearted) man with oceanly passion for a girl,whom he consider the women of his life.

Aditi Rao Hydari (of Delhi 6 fame)introduces us to her sensual and womanly side in this dark movie and is brilliant and eye-catching.

Arunodoy Singh as a tough,but cool and love-making man showers the taste of aspirations and wrong calculations.

Chitrangda Singh excels as a fighting temptation and is full of feminine energy.

Director Sudhir Mishra explores the not-so-smooth side of the north,their culture and enties love n crime into a single entity.

Film uses a lot of profane language and swear words and has about 7 steamy scenes;the reason the film being rated 'A'.

Music by Nishat khan(a well renowned sitar player) is quite good and mast.The songs like Dil Dar-Ba-Dar n Ishq Tere Jalwe is quite soothing to the rustic darkness of the movie.

Verdict:In a whole the film will keep you entertained and will reveal the darker side of this life as in previous films of t director,in a darker way. So, Check out this movie and get entertained.Ma rating:8.5/10

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