Turning 30

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Turning 30!!!
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Alankrita Shrivastava
Produced by Prakash Jha
Story by Alankrita Shrivastava
Starring Gul Panag
Tillotama Shome
Anita Kanwar
Purab Kohli
Siddharth Makkar
Music by Siddharth-Suhas
Cinematography Akshay Singh
Edited by Santosh Mandal
Prakash Jha Productions
Release date
  • 14 January 2011 (2011-01-14)
Running time
121 minutes
Country India
Language English

Turning 30!!![1] is a 2011 Bollywood film produced by Prakash Jha and directed by Alankita Srivastav - a longtime assistant of Jha.[2][3]

The movie features Gul Panag, Siddharth Makkar and Purab Kohli, with music composed by the music director duo of Sidharth-Suhas, whose past works include Dil Dosti and Bhram.The film is a young urban love story and women centric film and for the first time a non-political story by Prakash Jha.[4]


Turning 30 is the story of the protagonist of the movie Naina (Gul Panag) who is about to celebrate her big three oh and life is a perfect picture with a good job and the perfect guy. However, things turn into a nightmare when her boyfriend breaks up with her to marry a girl who can finance his fathers failing business. She has some setbacks at work when the credit for all her ideas and hardwork goes to undeserving people. With few days left for her birthday she is in a mess - constantly trying to win the guy back. The movie also tells the stories of her two best friends Malini and Ruksana who stand by her and support her though they are going through some rough patches in their lives.


The story starts with an epilogue of Naina about her connection with Mumbai. She works in an advertising company called adz. She is in relationship with Rishab, a banker.



NDTV movie review gave 2 out of 5 stars stating "..what sinks this ship is the lame writing".[5] Rediff movies review gave 1.5 out 5 stating "..A film can't be both empowering and embarrassing -- and here the latter is painfully predominant"[6]


The music is composed by Siddharth-Suhas. Lyrics are penned by Suhas, Kumaar, Ram Goutam, and Prashant Pandey.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Performer(s) Length
1. "My Kajra" Kumaar Saptak, Shashaa Tirupati 4:21
2. "Sapney" Kumaar Suhas 4:38
3. "Tinka Tinka" Raam Goutam Hamza Faruqui 4:46
4. "Turning 30!!!" Suhas Aditi Singh Sharma 4:31
5. "Will You Marry Me....." Prashant Pandey Suraj Jagan, Aparna Dauria 4:13
6. "My Kajra - Remix" Kumaar Saptak, Shashaa Tirupati 4:03
7. "Turning 30!!! - Remix" Suhas Aditi Singh Sharma 3:44


  1. ^ http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/movies/fstills/14387/index.html
  2. ^ "Turning 30!!!: Complete Cast and Crew details". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 2010-11-18. 
  3. ^ "Alankrita: TURNING 30!!! Is A Very Honest Film". Bollywood Chaska. Retrieved 2010-11-24. 
  4. ^ "Gul Panag turns 30". Times of India. 2010-09-14. Retrieved 2010-11-24. 
  5. ^ "NDTV movie review". Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Rediff movies review". Retrieved 11 November 2011. 

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