By Hindustan Times
In 1983, when Kundan Shah’s political satire, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, released, it was met with a lukewarm response. The film was perhaps ahead of its times, proved by the subsequent cult status it would attain. Twenty-nine years later, the film starring Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri, among others, is considered one of the best Bollywood films of all time. Director’s Rare, a wing of cinema chain PVR that screens independent and critically acclaimed films, is now set to bring it back to screens around the country on October 26. And judging by the buzz it’s generated on Facebook, the second coming might get a bigger reception.
The film has been restored by the NFDC (National Film Development Corporation) and PVR has converted the analogue print to digital. “Analogue prints deteriorate over time, and analogue projectors are nearly obsolete. Converting to digital 2k outp