- The film festival was directed by veteran actor Girish Karnadi.
- Neena Gupta was seen in a very bold role in this film.
- Due to the theme, the festival film became a victim of folklore
Neena Gupta shared a memorable picture from the film with Shankar Nag and wrote, Miss you so much, a scene from the film festival. Shankar left very early.
Notably, ‘Utsav’ is one of the most controversial films in the history of Bollywood. Released in 1984 and being an adult film, the festival was mired in controversy. ‘Utsav’ was a period drama film, which was based on the Sanskrit play ‘Mritakatikam’. The story of the film is based on meeting a prostitute and a poor Brahmin in Ujjain. The film was heavily criticized for being sensual, full of sensuality, sensuality and seduction.
The much talked about film ‘Utsav’ was directed by veteran actor Girish Karnad. The film stars Shashi Kapoor and Rekha in the lead roles. Apart from this, the cast included Amjad Khan, Anupam Khair, Neena Gupta and Satish Kaushik, Annu Kapoor.
Neena Gupta’s co-star at the ceremony was Shankar Nag, a renowned actor from the Kannada film industry. He also directed the mythological serial ‘Malgudi Days’. But he died on 30 September 1990 at the young age of 36.