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A tribute to the brilliant Guru Dutt: The great master of the art and craft of film making

On his 94th birth anniversary, we pay a tribute to the legendary actor and director, Guru Dutt, and celebrate his unique contribution to the world of cinema.

It is indeed not an easy task to cover the on-screen and the off-screen journey of a man who was a visionary as far as cinema is concerned.

His was a momentous role and since his life and work was not completely separable, his life was intertwined with his films and it reflected in his craft. On his 94 birth anniversary today (July 9), let us look at the life and work of this iconic artist. Although it is as a director that Guru Dutt is primarily remembered, his talent as an actor was excellent too, His serious as well as light-hearted roles prove that he was and , his role in , as the shy simpleton Bhootnath, is indeed memorable.

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