Guru Dutt

Indian film director, producer, choreographer and actor

Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone (9 July 1925 – 10 October 1964), known by many as Guru Dutt, was an Indian movie director, producer and actor.[1]

Guru Dutt
Guru Dutt dans Mr and Mrs 55 (1955).jpg
Guru Dutt (1955)
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone

9 July 1925
Died10 October 1964(1964-10-10) (aged 39)
OccupationActor, movie producer, movie director, choreographer
Years active1944–1964
Spouse(s)Geeta Dutt


  1. "List of Top Five Bollywood Actors of recent times". Archived from the original on 14 May 2013. Retrieved 4 March 2013.