7.1/10
242
3 user 1 critic

Tamanna (1998)

Not Rated | | Drama | 13 April 1998 (India)
The year is 1975, the place is Mahim, Bombay, and this is the story of Tikku, a eunuch, the only child of yesteryear Bollywood actress Nazneen Begum, who has fallen upon hard times, is ... See full summary »

Director:

Mahesh Bhatt

Writers:

Mahesh Bhatt (story), Tanuja Chandra (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Zakhm (1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Amidst religious riots, a son deals with his mother's life-threatening injuries, and her last request.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Ajay Devgn, Pooja Bhatt, Sonali Bendre
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Alcoholic movie director, Rahul (Rahul Roy) ends up in a Rehabilitation Centre. Once there, he finds out that there is an inmate who is suicidal and has deep ranging mental problems, namely... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Pooja Bhatt, Rahul Roy, Pooja Bedi
Sadak (1991)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A taxi drivers falls in love with a woman forced into prostitution and battles with her pimp in order to free her.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt, Deepak Tijori
Sir (1993)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Bombay-based Professor Amar Verma lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Shobha, and 6 year old son, Kunal. When a gang-war breaks out between Veljibhai and Chhapan Tikle alias Jimmy... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Pooja Bhatt, Atul Agnihotri
Angaaray (1998)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Bangalore-based Police Inspector Amar, a reformed juvenile, convicted for knifing a male, is approached by Mumbai's Police Commissioner Vinod Talwar, and assigned the task of locating the ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Pooja Bhatt
Daddy (TV Movie 1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Pooja has been brought up by her grandparents, and has no recollection of her mom and dad. She is told by her grandpa, Kantaprasad, that her dad had passed away. Years later, Pooja has now ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Sulabha Arya, Pooja Bhatt, Sakshi Bhatt
Dastak (1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Dastak is a story of a mentally unstable genius (Sharad Kapoor) and his obsession for the Miss Universe (Sushmita Sen). His unparalleled obsession makes him so possessive about her that he ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Sushmita Sen, Mukul Dev, Sharad S. Kapoor
Kartoos (1999)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

On 1st May, 1993, a bomb explode claiming the lives of hundreds of Mumbai, India citizens with the majority being children. Terrorist Jagat Jogia claims responsibility for this outrage but ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala
Desire (1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Street-wise musician Roop Singh Rathod must take his father, Shambunath to Mumbai in order to seek medical treatment for a throat ailment. Once in Mumbai Roop takes up a job as a singer in ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shah Rukh Khan, Pooja Bhatt
Duplicate (1998)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In order to evade the law, a ruthless don tries to kill his lookalike; a chef and takes his place.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Juhi Chawla, Shah Rukh Khan, Sonali Bendre
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Orphaned Raju Tarachand is cared for by his maternal uncle, Brij, and aunt, Basanti, in Nainital. Raju decides to re-locate to Mumbai to make a name for himself in a firm run by Chaturvedi.... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Saif Ali Khan, Twinkle Khanna, Chunky Pandey
Beloved (1991)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Aman (Sanjay Dutt) is a poor, handicapped orphan who is befriended by wealthy Akash Verma (Salman Khan) during his childhood. Akash's parents adopt him and give him their family name, and ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence D'Souza
Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Salman Khan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paresh Rawal ... Tikku Ali Sayed
Pooja Bhatt ... Tamanna
Sharad S. Kapoor ... Sajid Khan (as Sharad Kapoor)
Manoj Bajpayee ... Salim (as Manoj Bajpai)
Akshay Anand Akshay Anand ... Jugal Chopra
Kamal Chopra Kamal Chopra ... Ranvir Chopra
Nadira ... Nazneen Begum
Abha Ranjan Abha Ranjan ... Geeta
Sulabha Deshpande ... Kaushalya (as Sulbha Deshpande)
Zohra Sehgal ... Mrs. Chopra (as Zohra Saigal)
Chandu Parkhi Chandu Parkhi
Ashutosh Rana ... Haribhai
Anupam Shyam ... Anjum
Kunal Khemu ... Young Sajid Khan (as Kunal)
Baby Gazala Baby Gazala ... Young Tamanna
Edit

Storyline

The year is 1975, the place is Mahim, Bombay, and this is the story of Tikku, a eunuch, the only child of yesteryear Bollywood actress Nazneen Begum, who has fallen upon hard times, is virtually destitute and is dependent on Tikku, who does make-up/hair-dressing of Bollywood actresses. When she passes away, Tikku is beside himself with grief. After the funeral, he witnesses a woman leaving a child in a garbage bin. Tikku picks up the girl-child, longing for human company, especially after the death of his mom, decides to keep her, names her Tamanna, and brings her up on his own. When she is old enough, he arranges for her education in St. Mary's High School's hostel. When she completes school, she returns home to find out that Tikku in the guise of a Hijra and shuns him, but subsequently relents. Then Tikku finds out that Tamanna is the daughter of Ranvir Chopra, an up and coming politician, he tells her, and she goes to their palatial house. Watch what impact this has on the entire ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

school | eunuch | hijra | dancing | hindu | See All (27) »

Taglines:

My Father Tried To Kill Me The Day I Was Born

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

13 April 1998 (India) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Nirmal Pandey was signed for Sharad Kapoor's role. After shooting for a few weeks, Pooja Bhatt felt Nirmal didn't suit the role of a leading man (Hero). Shots of Nirmal Pandey from far away were retained and used in the trailer of the movie. This was very unusual and made no sense. See more »

Soundtracks

Uth Meri Jaan
Music by Anu Malik
Lyrics by Rahat Indori
Performed by Sonu Nigam
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Master Piece Movie
14 October 2017 | by Fahad_Ali_majorSee all my reviews

Pooja bhatt's first attempt as a producer was simply outclass. Pooja bhatt as Tamanna and Paresh Rawal as tikku delivers the best performances of their life, outstanding roles. The story is real and script is outclassed and your eyes remain filled with tears till the end of the film. Tikku and tamanna are living even today in India, Pooja bhatt and mahesh bhatt gave all the income of the first day shows of "Tamanna" to tikku for the marriage of real-life Tamanna. So Do not miss this masterpiece of Bollywood.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed