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For the 1967 film, see Hamraaz.
Movie poster for Humraaz
Directed by Abbas-Mustan
Produced by Ganesh Jain
Ratan Jain
Written by Shiraz Ahmed
Shyam Goel
Starring Bobby Deol
Akshaye Khanna
Amisha Patel
Music by Himesh Reshammiya
Cinematography Ravi Yadav
Edited by Hussain A. Burmawala
Distributed by Venus Movies
Release dates
5 July 2002
Running time
174 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Humraaz (Hindi: हमराज़, English: Confidant) is a 2002 Bollywood romantic thriller film directed by duo Abbas-Mustan and produced under Venus Movies banner. Released on 5 July 2002, it stars Bobby Deol, Akshaye Khanna and Amisha Patel in lead roles.

The film performed very well at box office and was declared as a 'Hit'. The film was nominated for several Filmfare Awards including the Best Film, Abbas-Mustan for Filmfare Best Director Award and Akshaye Khanna for the Filmfare Best Villain Award. It is inspired thematically in bits from a movie "Dial M For Murder".


Karan (Akshaye Khanna) and Priya (Amisha Patel) are the lead pair of a dance troupe & in love with each other. They land a gig on a cruise ship (destined for Malaysia) owned by a rich businessman named Raj (Bobby Deol). Raj, who is attracted to Priya at first sight, doesn't know that Priya and Karan are in love. Raj quickly falls for Priya and she is totally swept off her feet. While Karan is unaware, Raj continues to romance and woo Priya. Eventually Raj proposes to Priya and she eagerly agrees to marry him.

The story takes a twist when we find out that Priya and Karan have been scheming and plotting all along to take Raj's money. So begins a treacherous love triangle, where greed, ambition and love cause turmoil in the lives of the three... So they plan to take divorce from Raj and beacome millionaire by the share Priya gets from divorce. But Raj loves Priya very dearly. So priya goes to karan for the next plan for divorce. Karan asks her not to take any stress. He would just manage the divorce paper. She just need to tell that her husband didn't even touch her till 15 days of marriage and claim that her husband is impotent.


Actor/Actress Role
Bobby Deol Raj Singhania
Akshaye Khanna Karan Malhotra
Amisha Pathakar Priya

Box office[edit]

The movie performed very well at Box Office by earning life time gross of 65 crore. The movie made a big profit since the whole production cost and marketing cost is just 15 crore.This movie was Amisha patel's back to back hit film after kaho na pyar hai and Gadar.


Studio album by Himesh Reshammiya
Released 15 May 2002 (India)
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 48:53
Label Venus Records & Tapes Ltd.
Producer Reviews = Bollywood Hungama
Himesh Reshammiya chronology
Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa
Yeh Hai Jalwa

The soundtrack of the film is composed by Himesh Reshammiya with lyrics provided by Sudhakar Sharma.

No. Title Singers Length
1. "Dil Ne Kar Liya"   Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik 05:19
2. "Tune Zindagi Mein"   Udit Narayan 05:11
3. "Pyaar Kar"   Udit Narayan, Shaan, Kavita Krishnamurthy 06:40
4. "Bardaasht"   KK, Sunidhi Chauhan 05:36
5. "Sanam Mere Humraaz"   Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu 05:30
6. "Life Ban Jaayegi"   Sonu Nigam, Jaspinder Narula 05:57
7. "Tune Zindagi Mein"   Alka Yagnik 05:12
8. "Bardaasht — Remix"   Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chauhan 04:53
9. "Tune Zindagi Mein — Sad"   Alka Yagnik 01:48
10. "Theme Music"   Instrumental 02:33

Awards and nominations[edit]

Below is an incomplete list showing the awards and nominations Humraaz received:[1]

Year Presenter Award(s) Result
2003 IIFA Best Actress (Amisha Patel) Nominated
Best Villain (Akshaye Khanna) Won
Filmfare Awards Best Film Nominated
Best Director (Abbas-Mustan) Nominated
Best Actor (Bobby Deol) Nominated
Best Actress (Amisha Patel) Nominated
Best Villain (Akshaye Khanna) Nominated
Best Comedian (Johnny Lever) Nominated
Best Music Director (Himesh Reshammiya) Nominated
Best Lyricist (Sudhakar Sharma) Nominated
Best Male Playback (K K) for Bardaasht Nominated
Best Male Playback (Kumar Sanu) for Sanam Mere Humraaz Nominated
Best Female Playback (Alka Yagnik) for Sanam Mere Humraaz Nominated
Star Screen Awards Best Director (Abbas-Mustan) Nominated
Best Actress (Amisha Patel) Nominated
Best Villain (Akshaye Khanna) Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Best Villain (Akshaye Khanna) Nominated


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