It was an era of no complaints. Back in the ’50s, the audience didn’t think of huffing about warmed-over goods. Quite often, the plot wasn’t what they had come for. Their hope was th
Musical Pictures Limited’s presentation Dastan directed by Mr. A.R. Kardar from a story by Mr. Bannerji with music by Mr. Naushad, is a veritable dynamo of pulse pounding, heart throbbing drama.
This is one of Hindi cinema’s few experiments with film noir. It engages with the genre fully, down to its rainy night street scenes and relentless emphasis on icons of modernity, such as teleph