Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt

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Are you Looking for Guru Dutt Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on celebwoods.com. Guru Dutt was born on 9 July 1925 in Kingdom of Mysore, British India. He is an actor.

Bio
Real NameVasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director, Choreographer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 173 cm
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet inches– 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 July 1925
Birth PlaceBangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India
Date of Death10 October 1964
Place of DeathBombay, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death)39 Years

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Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownBhowanipore, West Bengal, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutAs Film Actor: Chand (1944)
As Film Director: Baazi (1951)
As Film Producer: Aar Paar (1954)
As Film Choreographer: Hum Ek Hain (1946)
Last FilmAs a film Director– Kagaz Ke Phool

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ReligionHinduism
HobbiesPlaying Badminton, Writing, Reading, Dancing, Taking Care of Animals & Listening Music
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Bengali Cuisines & South Indian Cuisines
Favourite Actor(s)Dev Anand, Rehman, Dilip Kumar
Favourite ActressesWaheeda Rehman, Sadhana, Meena Kumari, Mala Sinha
Favourite Film(s)Kagaz Ke Phool, Baazi, Pyaasa
Favourite Writer(s)Abrar Alvi & Balraj Sahni
Favourite Lyricist(s)Majrooh Sultanpuri, Shakeel Badayuni, Sahir Ludhianvi, Kaifi Azmi
Favourite Pet(s)Chimpanzee & tiger cub

Some Lesser Known Facts About Guru Dutt

  • Did Guru Dutt smoke?: Yes
  • Did Guru Dutt drink alcohol?: Yes
  • His parents formerly belonged to Karwar, Karnataka but later got relocated to Bhowanipore, West Bengal.
  • He had changed his name from Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone to Guru Dutt because of a childhood accident. Another stated reason could be his upbringing in Bengal, which enticed him to do so.
  • At the age of 16, he was very much fascinated by dancing and joined the dance academy of legendary dancer and choreographer, Pandit Uday Shankar, who was the elder brother of the Sitar maestro, Pandit Ravi Shankar.

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