7.2/10
255
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

Ayushmann Khurrana on the Social Impact of 'Article 15'

Find out what drew Ayushmann Khurrana to Article 15 with a behind-the-scenes preview of the movie's social message. Plus, get to know the actor's favorite Hindi cop movies.

Watch now

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

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
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 6.1/10 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
Dhokha (2007)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Post-September 11, 2001, Zaid Ahmed Khan lives a wealthy lifestyle in Mumbai and resides in an apartment at Shanti Kutir, Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai, and works as an Assistant Commissioner of ... See full summary »

Director: Pooja Bhatt
Stars: Muzamil Ibrahim, Muzammil Ibrahim, Tulip Joshi
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
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
Sir (1993)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 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
Chaahat (1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 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
Arth (1982)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A film-maker who is having an extra-marital affair with an actress decides to leave his wife. Arth is the story of this women's search for her identity.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Smita Patil
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Runaway heiress in search of her beloved falls in love with another man on the way.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Aamir Khan, Pooja Bhatt, Anupam Kher
Kabzaa (1988)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Ranjit Varma and his younger brother, Ravi works for a notorious criminal, Veljibhai Soda. While Ranjit is Veljibhai defense advocate; Ravi does all his unlawful activities. On one ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Raj Babbar, Sanjay Dutt, Amrita Singh
Sadak 2 (2020)
Action | Drama
Director: Mahesh Bhatt
Stars: Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapoor
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 ... 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

Production Co:

NH Studioz, Vishesh Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was planned as a tele film. See more »

Soundtracks

Yeh Kya Hua
Sung by Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik
Music by Anu Malik
Lyrics by Rahat Indori
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A 'hijra' can be a normal person too....
8 December 2001 | by Kron-3See all my reviews

A "Hijra" or a transvestite chances upon an abandoned baby in a dustbin. Unable to trace the parents, he adopts the baby. The truth is kept hidden from her that he is not a normal person, until when she finally learns about his true identity she says 'that he cared for me like a father and I don't consider him to be not normal'. The film portrays the biased society that we live in and how we stereotype people for their reputation.


8 of 10 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



Recently Viewed