7.5/10
4,139
25 user 20 critic

Yeh Saali Zindagi (2011)

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

Director:

Sudhir Mishra

Writers:

Manu Rishi Chadha (dialogues) (as Manu Rishi), Swanand Kirkire (lyrics) | 2 more credits »
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Dil Dosti Etc (2007)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Delhi-based fellow-collegians-cum-hostelers, Sanjay Mishra, and Apurv, challenge each other to win the University elections and sleep with three different girls respectively before the ... See full summary »

Director: Manish Tiwary
Stars: Imaaduddin Shah, Shreyas Talpade, Smriti Mishra
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Set in the backdrop of Indian Emergency 1975, the story revolves around 3 friends whose lives changes drastically after the turn of events.

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Shiney Ahuja, Chitrangda Singh
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Hired to kill a nobleman, the assassin instead falls for the former's unstable wife.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Stars: Jimmy Sheirgill, Mahie Gill, Randeep Hooda
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Various residents and career-criminals face challenges in crime-laden Mumbai.

Directors: Krishna D.K., Raj Nidimoru
Stars: Sendhil Ramamurthy, Tusshar Kapoor, Nikhil Dwivedi
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A comic thriller about two people who miss the last local train at 1:40 am and how missing of their train changes their course of life forever.

Director: Sanjay M. Khanduri
Stars: Abhay Deol, Neha Dhupia, Amit Mistry
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Saheb, his wife, and a gangster who returns to take revenge.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Stars: Jimmy Sheirgill, Mahie Gill, Irrfan Khan
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A middle class family in India tries to buy a new car.

Director: Habib Faisal
Stars: Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Aditi Vasudev
Haasil (2003)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Aniruddh, a law-abiding college student, in love with Niharika, gets caught up in college politics and crime and must fight it out for himself when his friend becomes his foe.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Stars: Jimmy Sheirgill, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Irrfan Khan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Five people whose lives are affected by the 2006 Mumbai train bombings.

Director: Nishikant Kamat
Stars: Paresh Rawal, Kay Kay Menon, Irrfan Khan
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Om Shastri, a recession victim comes to India to sell his ancestors property to clear is debt. On reaching he comes to know that selling the property will make his family homeless in India. Later he is kidnapped by goons thinking a rich NRI.

Director: Subhash Kapoor
Stars: Rajat Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Sanjay Mishra
Dasvidaniya (2008)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A man who loves to make "to-do lists" makes one last bucket list when he realizes he is about to die.

Director: Shashant Shah
Stars: Vinay Pathak, Sarita Joshi, Rajat Kapoor
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Rajasthan-based Satyaveer Singh Randhawa works as a Junior Engineer with Lahkot Municipality's Public Works Department and lives a middle-class lifestyle with his wife, Nimmi, and son, Raju... See full summary »

Director: Navdeep Singh
Stars: Abhay Deol, Gul Panag, Raima Sen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Irrfan Khan ... Arun
Chitrangda Singh ... Priti
Arunoday Singh ... Kuldeep
Aditi Rao Hydari ... Shanti
Saurabh Shukla ... Mehta
Yashpal Sharma ... Bade
Sushant Singh ... Inspector Satbir
Prashant Narayanan ... Chotte
Anil Sharma Anil Sharma
Vipin Sharma ... Tony
Nassar Abdulla ... Singhania (as Nasser Abdullah)
Aditya Bhattacharya
Tarun Kumar Tarun Kumar
Masood Akhtar Masood Akhtar
Vipul Gupta Vipul Gupta ... Shyam Singhania
Edit

Storyline

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 (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

4 February 2011 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

This Damn Life See more »

Filming Locations:

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

INR 100,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Sararara - II
Written by Swanand Kirkire
Composed by Nishat Khan
Performed by Javed Ali
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

bad movie
4 February 2011 | by chirag_shah775See all my reviews

I pay money to have fun, not to think...Why would any Indian want to watch a film like this when we love singing, dancing, commercial masala films. This film is too confusing and not very fun to watch. Too many twists and turns. Only acting by Irfaan Khan is good and the acress is sexy, but that's it. What are these new so called "realistic" films coming out of bollywood these days? Udaan, Peepli Live, Dhobi Ghat, Love Sex Dokha...All these are so boooring. Yeh Saali Zindagi is another one that tries to be all Hollywood in style and story. Watch this film only if you are the so called "intellectual type" but most of the audience won't accept this film. It's a flop show. I and most of us bollywood fans enjoy Dabanng, Yamla Pagala Deewana and WANTED type films. Not these boring types.


4 of 75 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 25 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed