In Search Of Guru Dutt – Documentary on Guru Dutt

Today is Guru Dutt’s death anniversary so check out this excellent three part documentary In Search Of Guru Dutt with interviews by Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Johnny Walker, Abrar Alvi, Shyam Benegal, Mani Kaul, Majrooh Sultanpuri, Kaifi Azmi, V.K. Murthy, Raj Khosla and family members.

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    Ritz 8 years ago

    Thanks a lot for this…

    Never knew he was interested in dance

    Loved every bit of Geeta singing in this also.

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      sputnik 8 years ago

      The best part of the interviews to me was Abrar Alvi’s commentary. It showed that a lot of thought went into his writing – the way he explained that they made Guru Dutt’s character speak Bombay lingo and the one liners. The scenes were also very well chosen.

      Cinematographer VK Murthy talking about the famous shot from Kaagaz Ke Phool was also great.


      To everyone else – don’t miss these interviews.

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        Ritz 8 years ago


        well, there is so much in these interviews…..I am hooked.

        Will comment after once i finish and digest all of this.

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    Ritz 8 years ago

    Also never knew that he was from Mangalore (konkan).

    Bookmarking this, may comment later – this has lot of things.

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