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Utsav

Year:
Duration:
145 min
Genres:
Drama
IMDB rate:
7
Director:
Girish Karnad
Awards:
2 wins
Details
Country: India
Release Date: 1984-08-23
Filming Locations: India
Cast
Actor
Character
Rekha
Vasantsena
Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Anonymous revolutionary
Shankar Nag
Sajjal
Kunal Kapoor
Aryak
Anuradha Patel
Aditi (as Anooradha)
Neena Gupta
Madanika
Annu Kapoor
Masseur
Harish Patel
Maitrey
Gopi Desai
Lakshmi Krishnamurthy
(as Lakshmi Krishnamurty)
Shashi Kapoor
Samsthanak
Shekhar Suman
Charudatta (as Manjunath Shekhar Suman)
Rajesh Puri
Nandita Aras
Haneef Zahoor
Vivek Upadhyay
Deepak Kejriwal
G.V. Hiremath
Sanjana Kapoor
(as Sanjna Kapoor)
Neelu Arora
(as Neilu Arora)
Yunus Parvez
Masseur's owner
Nimesh Desai
Satish Kaushik
Mohan Baggan
Vidya Patvardhan
(as Vidya Parwardhan)
S.P. Dubey
Manjushree
(as Manjushri)
Yusuf Mehta
Prithviraj Kapoor
Himself (ritual performed in the beginning of the movie) (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Trivia
The first silent film of Kannada film industry was 'Mricchakatika'(Vasantsena) in 1931, starring Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay. Girish Karnad who directed Utsav is from Karnataka (South Indian state) and is well versed and a known scholar in Kannada language.
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In this movie, Amjad Khan plays the role of Vatsyayana exploring brothels to write his much acclaimed work 'Kamasutra'.
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The Sanskrit play was translated into English, notably by Arthur W. Ryder in 1905 as The Little Clay Cart. It had previously been translated as The Toy Cart by Horace Hayman Wilson in 1826.
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Photos from cast
Amjad Khan Anupam Kher