Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt

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Real Name Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone
Profession Actor, 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 Birth 9 July 1925
Birth Place Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India
Date of Death 10 October 1964
Place of Death Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death) 39 Years


Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Bhowanipore, West Bengal, India
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Debut As Film Actor: Chand (1944)
As Film Director: Baazi (1951)
As Film Producer: Aar Paar (1954)
As Film Choreographer: Hum Ek Hain (1946)
Last Film As a film Director– Kagaz Ke Phool


Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Playing 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 Actresses Waheeda 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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