|Directed by||Khalid Mohammed|
|Produced by||Paresh Talpade|
|Written by||Khalid Mohammed
|Music by||A. R. Rahman|
|Editing by||A. Sreekar Prasad|
|Release date(s)||21 November 2003|
|Running time||143 min|
Tehzeeb (Hindi: तह्ज़ीब, Urdu: تہزیب, translation: etiquette) is a 2003 Indian Bollywood film directed by Khalid Mohammed. It premiered on 21 November 2003. The film stars Shabana Azmi, Urmila Matondkar, Diya Mirza, Arjun Rampal and Rishi Kapoor in a special appearance. For the Film, Both Urmila and Shabana were praised for their roles.
Anwar (Rishi Kapoor) and Rukhsana (Shabana Azmi) had been married for years. After the birth of their two daughters Tehzeeb and Nazeen, Anwar gets into deep depression and commits suicide. Rukhsana is a famous, ambitious and popular singer. After her husband's mysterious death, her elder daughter Tehzeeb (Urmila Matondkar) suspected her to be the cause of his departure. Despite the court declared Rukhsana as innocent, Tehzeeb still bears a grudge against her, and accuses her of deserting her and Naazeen (Dia Mirza).
Years later, Tehzeeb has grown up and has married Salim (Arjun Rampal), against her mother's wishes. Nazeen is a mentally challenged girl, and Tehzeeb takes her under her custody. Time goes by, Tehzeeb lives happily with her husband and Nazeen, until Rukhsana decides to visit them and renew ties with them after five years. Both mother and daughter are happy about the upcoming visit, but the tension between them turns up eventually.
|Soundtrack by A. R. Rahman|
13 October 2003 (India)
|Recorded||Panchathan Record Inn
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Producer||A. R. Rahman|
|A. R. Rahman chronology|
The soundtrack of the film contains 6 songs. The music is conducted by the award-winning composer A.R. Rahman.
|Khoye Khoye Aankhen||Shaan|
|Meherbaan||Asha Bhosle, Sukhwinder Singh|
|Aapko Mujhse Gila Hota Na Shikwa||Madhushree|
|Mujhpe Toofan Uthaye||Madhushree|
|I Wanna Be Free||Anupama, Mathangi|