Film flashback: To understand Hindi cinema of the 1960s, start with 1957

Apart from ‘Pyasa’ and ‘Mother India’, the year also shaped the future of Hindi cinema on various fronts, showing early signs of the frothy ’60s.
Film flashback: To understand Hindi cinema of the 1960s, start with 1957

Photo Credit: Tumsa Nahin Dekha/Nasir Husain Films
On July 9, 2015, filmmaker and actor Guru Dutt celebrates his 90th birth anniversary. For many, Guru Dutt is regarded as one of the high auteurs of Indian cinema, his films like Baazi(1951), Aar Paar (1954), Pyaasa (1957) and Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959) having stood the test of time. It is a tragedy
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