Pyaasa was released in 1957. The director and hero of this movie Guru Dutt made this movie very differently. In those days only he did experiments on films. Waheeda Rehman paired opposite him. Actually Dileep Kumar had play the lead role in this movie. This movie has a place in the Times of India movies Must See  25 list and also in the Best Indian films 100 list. This is a biggest for that year in Bollywood.


Unlike the heroes of those days with great heroism and huge sense of humor, the hero features as an unlucky poet. The heroine features as a prostitute. The honest love story between this couple is the movie. Guru Dutt added some side tracks to establish the characters.


Guru Dutt’s wife Geeta Dutt and Indian great Singer Mohammed Rafi sang all the songs in this movie in S.D.Barman music composition. Johnny Walker, Mala Sinha and Rehman played some key roles in this movie. This movie was remade into Tollywood with the name Malle Poovu ,Shoban Bau played the lead role in this movie.



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