Pyaasa
Pyaasa (1957)

Unemployed Vijay is the youngest in his family consisting of his widowed mom, and two brothers. His passion is poetry - frowned upon by his brothers - who want him to find gainful employment instead. Vijay's poems are quite radical in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 24, 1999
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Masterfully manages to let us know in a meaningful way the timeless message of how cruelly the world treats its true artists.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

[VIDEO] "Pyaasa" set a high watermark for Guru Dutt, and left the world with a pure tour de force of Bollywood cinema.

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Brandon Judell
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A moving mixture of Bollywood song and dance, plus Christ parable

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Stella Dallas
all i can say is this is as good if not better than any hollywood musical of the period. guru dutt was a true auteur of vision. too bad he died so young
Lanning : )
I am no expert on the history of Bollywood, but my guess is that this must be one of the original Bollywood "musicals." This really deserves a… More