Udhaar Ki Zindagi

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Udhaar Ki Zindagi
उधार की ज़िन्दगी
Udhaar Ki Zindagi.jpg
Directed by K.V. Raju
Produced by Rajesh Mishra
S.S Misra
Written by Sayed Sultan (dialogues)
Sameer (lyrics)
Screenplay by K.V. Raju
Story by V.M.C.Productions Unit
Manasa (main story)
Based on Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu (1991)
Starring Jeetendra
Moushumi Chatterjee
Music by Anand-Milind
Cinematography S. Naidu
Edited by S. Heera
Asht Murti Film Combines
Release date
  • 4 November 1994 (1994-11-04)
Running time
159 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Udhaar Ki Zindagi (English: Life of Debt) is a 1994 Bollywood drama film, produced by Rajesh Mishra and S.S Misra on Asht Murti Film Combines banner and directed by K.V. Raju. It stars Jeetendra, Moushumi Chatterjee, and Kajol in the lead roles and features music composed by Anand-Milind. The film is a remake of the Telugu movie Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu (1991), starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Rohini Hattangadi, and Meena in pivotal roles. This was Kajol's first author-backed role, which was critically acclaimed.


Sitaram runs his family in an authoritarian manner. He has planned the marriage of his son, Vasudev, only to be told that Vasudev loves another woman, Suman, who he plans to marry. Sitaram tells his son to forget about his love and marry the woman he has chosen for him. Vasudev instead marries Suman and brings her home to introduce her to his family. While the rest of the family welcome Suman, Sitaram makes it clear that she is not welcome. Shortly thereafter Vasudev and Suman leave the household and re-locate to the U.S. Several years later, Sitaram receives a letter informing him that Vasudev and his family will be coming to visit them in India. Sitaram looks forward to seeing his son and his family after all these years. He is enraged when he finds that the only one sent to visit him is Sita, his granddaughter, and the excuse for Vasudev and Suman not attending is that "they are busy". Old wounds surface and Sitaram will have nothing to do with his granddaughter, who has brought a special gift for her granddad, from her dad. But Sitaram will not accept this gift, until and unless his son himself comes to deliver it to him, and it is then he comes to know the truth behind his son's absence.



Anand-Milind composed the soundtrack. The songs were authored by Sameer. Thodi Hansi Hain was widely appreciated for its lyrics.

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Dadaji Ki Chhadi Hoon Main" Poornima
2 "Dil Dhadakne Ka Bahaana" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
3 "Humne To Lee Hai Kasam" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
4 "Main Bhi Chup Hoon" Kumar Sanu, Sadhana Sargam
5 "Thodi Hansi Hai To Thode Aansoo (I)" Udit Narayan, Suresh Wadkar, Kavita Krishnamurthy
6 "Thodi Hansi Hai To Thode Aansoo (II)" Suresh Wadkar, Sadhana Sargam

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