Tum Bin

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Tum Bin
TumBinFilmPoster.jpg
Directed byAnubhav Sinha
Produced byBhushan Kumar
Anubhav Sinha
Written byAnubhav Sinha
StarringPriyanshu Chatterjee
Sandali Sinha
Himanshu Malik
Raqesh Vashisth
Amrita Prakash
Music byNikhil-Vinay
T.S.Jarnail
Ravi Pawar
CinematographyVijay Arora
Edited bySanjib Datta
Release date
13 July 2001
Running time
158 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Tum Bin (transl. Without you) is a 2001 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film, written and directed by Anubhav Sinha and produced by Bhushan Kumar. The film stars Priyanshu Chatterjee, Sandali Sinha, Himanshu Malik and Raqesh Vashisth in leading roles. The music is composed by Nikhil-Vinay, with lyrics penned by Faaiz Anwar. The background score is composed by Babloo Chakravarty.

Plot[edit]

After Amar Shah's accidental death in India, Canada-based Shah Industries is on the verge of collapse. Pia, Amar's fiancée, is devastated, Girdhari, his dad, is in shock and unresponsive towards others while Amar's sister and grandmother are in mourning. Inspector D'mello who is investigating the case is determined to find the person responsible for the accident despite his superiors' indifference towards the case.

Months after Amar's death, a highly respected and talented business worker named Shekhar Malhotra offers to re-build and restore Shah Industries without any compensation, stating Amar met him in India and offered him a job before his death. He is given the chance and goes about the uphill task of making the company viable again. Gradually, Shekhar heals the gaping wound left in the Shah family by Amar's death and they come to accept him as one of the family while he falls in love with Pia. What they don't know — except for Bosco, Shekhar's friend in Canada — is that it was Shekhar's jeep that accidentally had hit Amar after he swerved to avoid hitting an innocent girl who had walked into the road, causing his death. Ridden by guilt Shekhar came to Canada to confess, ask for forgiveness, and do whatever he can for the family.

Abhigyan is a wealthy Canadian industrialist who meets Pia and realizes that she is the right woman for him. He is considering proposing to Pia and helping to rebuild Shah Industries. But Pia has fallen in love with Shekhar. Eventually, a conflict arises between Pia and Shekhar regarding a proposition made by Abhi to take over Shah Industries. Shekhar realizes that Pia does not need his help anymore and decides to return to India.

Pia stops Shekhar while he boards his flight and confesses her feelings for him. Shekhar denies his feelings and boards the plane. Devastated, Pia goes home and gets engaged to Abhi. At the airport arrives inspector D'mello (Manoj Pahwa), from India in search of the person who killed Amar, and arrests Shekhar. They wait, with Bosco, to board the next flight to India. Shekhar calls Pia and tells her how much he loves her and confesses that it was he who hit her fiancé. Being drunk, Shekhar meets with an accident.

Pia feels guilty about falling for the man who caused Amar's death and confesses it to Girdhari, who surprises her by speaking for the first time after his son's death. He tells her that Shekhar had told him the truth when he first visited them and he believes Shekhar. Amar's family then makes Pia realize how much Shekhar has done for the family and that he is like Amar to them. Bosco informs them about Shekhar's accident. Abhi tells a skeptical Pia to go back to Shekhar as he is her true love. Meanwhile, D'mello who is in the hospital with everyone, understands that the family needs Shekhar more than the law does and simply closes the case and leave. The movie ends with Shekhar recovering and uniting with Pia while Abhi is left devastated and is comforted by his uncle.

Cast[edit]

Box office[edit]

The film earned 8.28 crore at the box office.[1]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack is composed by Nikhil Vinay, Ravi Pawar and T.S.Jarnail. The lyrics were provided by Faaiz Anwar, Pushpa Patel and T.S. Jarnail. Singers like Kumar Sanu, K.S. Chitra, Anuradha Paudwal, Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Jagjit Singh, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, S Shailaja and Tarsame Singh Saini lent their voices for the soundtrack. The ghazal "Koi Faryad" sung by Jagjit Singh and composed by Nikhil Vinay is considered as one of the greatest ghazals in the history of Bollywood. The songs "Choti Choti Raatein", "Tum Bin" and "Tumhare Siva" "Pyaar hum Ko hone Laga" composed by Nikhil Vinay were chart-busters in 2001. According to the Indian trade website Box Office India, with around 20,00,000 units sold, this film's soundtrack album was the year's ninth highest-selling.[2]

No.TitleLyricsMusicPlaybackLength
1."Chhoti Chhoti Raatein"Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinayAnuradha Paudwal, Sonu Nigam 
2."Chhoti Chhoti Raatein" (II)Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinayAnuradha Paudwal, Sonu Nigam 
3."Daroo Vich Pyar"T.S. JarnailT.S. JarnailT.S. Jarnail, Hunterz (Rap) 
4."Dekhte Hi Dekhte"Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinayAnuradha Paudwal, Abhijeet Bhattacharya 
5."Koi Fariyaad"Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinayJagjit Singh 
6."Meri Duniya Mein"Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinaySonu Nigam 
7."Meri Duniya Mein"Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinayS. P. Sailaja 
8."Pyar Humko Hone Laga"Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinayK.S. Chithra, Abhijeet Bhattacharya 
9."Suru Ru"Faaiz AnwarRavi PawarSonu Nigam 
10."Tumhare Siva"Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinayAnuradha Paudwal, Udit Narayan 
11."Tum Bin"Faaiz AnwarNikhil-VinayK.S. Chithra 
12."Zoom Bumbura"Faaiz AnwarRavi PawarSonu Nigam 
13."Tera Naam Lene Ki"Yogesh GaudNikhil-VinayKumar Sanu, Sadhna Sargam 

Sequel[edit]

A sequel of the film, Tum Bin 2, was released in 2016. It stars Neha Sharma, Aashim Gulati and Aditya Seal.

Remake[edit]

The film was remade in Telugu as Ela Cheppanu starring Tarun and Shriya Saran.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tum Bin - Movie - Box Office India". www.boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Music Hits 2000–2009 (Figures in Units)". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 15 February 2008. Retrieved 12 July 2017.

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