Ultra

Press Release

  • MUMBAI — The 1957 cult hit “Pyaasa” has been restored by an Indian company, Ultra Media & Entertainment, for a world premiere in the competition section at the 72nd Venice Film Festival in September. This timeless masterpiece by Guru Dutt needed 45 experts working round the clock for over four months to restore and bring the film back to its original quality before showcasing it globally. The classic will compete between September 2 to 12 with 2 ...

  • The red carpet rolls out at the world’s oldest film festival later today. The 72nd Venice International Film Festival opens with the screening of the adventure drama Everest, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightly, Josh Brolin and others. But what makes this edition of the festival special for India is the scheduled screening of the restored version of Guru Dutt’s classic Pyaasa (1957). The film ...

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