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Yateem is a 1988 Indian film directed by J. P. Dutta and released in 1988. The movie stars Sunny Deol, Farha Naaz, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Danny Denzongpa and Amrish Puri.

Directed byJ. P. Dutta
Produced byBikram Singh Dahal
Screenplay byJ.P. Dutta
Story byJ.P. Dutta
StarringSunny Deol
Farha Naaz
Danny Denzongpa
Amrish Puri
Music byLaxmikant-Pyarelal
CinematographyIshwar R. Bidri
Release date
December 2, 1988


The story revolves around an orphan boy whose bandit father was killed a police officer; the same police officer adopts the orphan boy. The boy becomes a police officer and falls in love with the man's daughter, Gauri played by Farha. The step-mother who is the police officer's wife falls for krishna (Sunny). Meanwhile, she is also having an affair with Girivar (Danny). Krishna rejects the step mother. In anger she tells her husband that Krishna raped her. Shiv Kumar (Inspector) has Krishna thrown into jail. The step mother now arranges for Gauri, who is in love with Krishna to marry Girivar. Krishna breaks out from jail to prevent this. He crashes the wedding and runs off with Gauri, hoping to prove his innocence.



# Title Singer(s)
1 "Teri Nigah Pe Sab Kuch" Mohammad Aziz, Sukhwinder Singh
2 "Dil Ne Chaha Hai Kya" Kavita Krishnamurthy
3 "Rut Piya Milan Ki" Sukhwinder Singh, Kavita Krishnamurthy
4 "Aake Tujh Par" Shabbir Kumar, Kavita Krishnamurthy
5 "Teri Nigah Pe Sab Kuch Lutane Aaye Hai" (duet) Mohammed Aziz, Sukhwinder Singh
6 "Itna Aasan Nahi" Kavita Krishnamurthy


  • Chintamani, Gautam (24 October 2017). "Why JP Dutta's Yateem (1989) comes closest to a classic Western in the context of popular cinema". Firstpost. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  • The Illustrated Weekly of India. 106. Bennett, Coleman & Company. 1985. p. 63.
  • Bombay: The City Magazine. 10. Living Media India. 1989. p. 72.

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