Pyaasa(Movie, 1957)

Original title: "प्यासा" (Hindi/HI)
2h 26min | Genres: Drama, Romance / Love
PyaasaRating: 3.6/5 (with 2626 votes)
Pyaasa (Hindi pronunciation: [pjɑːsɑː]; transl. Thirsty) is a 1957 Indian Hindi drama film directed and produced by Guru Dutt, who stars alongside Mala Sinha, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman, and Johnny Walker. Set in Calcutta, it focuses on the disillusioned Urdu poet Vijay (Dutt), whose works are underestimated by publishers and panned for writing on social issues rather than romantic topics. The film follows his encounters with the golden-hearted prostitute Gulabo (Waheeda Rehman) and his former girlfriend Meena (Sinha), how the former helps him to get his poetry published, the success of his works, and his romantic relationship with Gulabo.... ()
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Available languages: Hindi
Duration: 2h 23min
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Available languages: Hindi
Duration: 2h 23min
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About Pyaasa

Vijay, a destitute poet, searches for true love while attempting to get his work published. With the assistance of two women in his life, his dream comes true - but at a cost that causes Vijay to rethink his worldview.

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Additional Information

Production country: India
Plays in: Kolkata
Original language: Hindi (HI)
Spoken languages: Hindi (HI)
Translated into 4 languages: English (EN), French (FR), Italian (IT), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 02/19/1957
Director: Guru Dutt
Producer: Guru Dutt
Screenwriter: Guru Dutt, Abrar Alvi
Director of Photography: V. K. Murthy
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Eternal Thirst"
"The Thirsty One"

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