Guru Dutt

Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

Born: Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India


Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone (9 July 1925 – 10 October 1964), better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor. He made 1950s and 1960s classics such as Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam and Chaudhvin Ka Chand. In particular, Pyaasa and Kaagaz Ke Phool are now included among the greatest films of all time, both by Time magazines All-TIME 100 best movies and by the Sight & Sound critics and directors poll, where Dutt himself is included among the greatest film directors of all time.Description above from the Wikipedia article Guru Dutt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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