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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 »
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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
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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)

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

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My Father Tried To Kill Me The Day I Was Born

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

13 April 1998 (India) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

NH Studioz, Vishesh Films See more »
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Color
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Trivia

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

Soundtracks

Ghar Se Masjid Hai Bahut Door
Music by Anu Malik
Lyrics by Nida Fazli
Performed by Sonu Nigam
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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.


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