Wednesday marks the 89th birth anniversary of director-writer-actor-film visionary
(9 July 1925 - 10 October 1964). In his short life span of 39 years, the maestro wrote four films, produced seven and directed another eight. He made his debut as an actor with Chand in 1944, and two years later assisted director Vishram Bedekar in Lakhrani in Pune. It is said that Guru Dutt wrote his classic film, Pyaasa, around this time when he was switching between jobs. In his short life span of 39 years, he has written 4 films, produced 7 and directed 8.
We pay our tribute to the maestro by revisiting 5 cult classics that no film buff can ever miss.1. Pyaasa (1957)