About

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.

8.5
20
Directed by

Guru Dutt

Written by

Abrar Alvi (Screenplay)
Sahir Ludhianvi (Lyricist)

Runtime

146 minutes

Country

India

Language

Hindi

Cast

Keywords

poetry prostitute poet depression greed struggling artist publishing

Lists

#440 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?