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Stark black and white cinematography powerfully evokes the antagonistic forces at work in this classic melodrama.
Set in post-Independence Calcutta, it tells the story of Vijay (Dutt), an unemployed young man striving to be a published poet and whose potential for success hangs on a twist of fate.
Waheeda Rehman’s emerging talent is showcased in the role of his loyal friend, Gulabo, a pairing which contributed to the film’s commercial success.
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