Guru Dutt

  • 'Kagaz Ke Phool' cinematographer VK Murthy passes away 07-04-2014 06:50 PM

    Bangalore: Renowned cinematographer and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee V K Murthy, who won encomiums capturing breathtaking images in Guru Dutt's classics like 'Pyaasa', 'Sahib, Bibi Aur Ghulam' and 'Kagaz Ke Phool', died here today at the age of 91 after ailing for sometime. Known as 'Guru Dutt's eye', Murthy also...
  • Waheeda Rehman releases her biography, refuses to comment on her relationship with Guru Dutt 06-04-2014 11:13 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman, who has shared her life journey in the book 'Conversations with Waheeda', was tight-lipped about her alleged relationship with filmmaker Guru Dutt. Asked about it at the book launch event, she said: "I don't want to get into it... my private life is nobody's business."...
  • When Meena Kumari nearly missed 'Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam' 11-08-2013 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: It is considered one of the most brilliant portrayals in Hindi cinema by any actress but not many know that Meena Kumari nearly missed playing the lead role of 'Chhoti Bahu' in Guru Dutt's 'Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam'. Dutt wanted to make a commercial film and decided to...
  • I don't believe in remakes or biopics: Waheeda Rehman 29-07-2013 01:26 PM

    Mumbai: While Bollywood filmmakers have been cashing-in on the trend of remakes and biopics, legendary actress Waheeda Rehman is not in favour of them. Amid reports of biopics being planned on actor-filmmaker Guru Dutt and singer-actor Kishore Kumar, Waheeda feels making a biopic is not the right thing as it...
  • We only want glamorous actresses on-screen: Sudhir Mishra 29-04-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Director Sudhir Mishra, whose films 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Dharavi' and 'Chameli' saw women playing strong characters, feels actresses today are not chosen on the basis of their talent. Mishra's said actresses these days are just used for "glam quotient and sizzling item numbers". "I really miss those days...
  • Why Gulzar cremated his father 5 years later 11-11-2012 03:03 PM

    New Delhi: Shell-shocked after not being able to attend his father's last rites, lyricist Gulzar decided not to cremate him and did so only five years later when his revered filmmaker Bimal Roy died. "When my father passed away in Delhi, I was working with Bimalda as an assistant in...
  • Bollywood pays tribute to legendary actor Dev Anand 04-12-2011 10:36 PM

    Actor Aamir Khan gets nostalgic about 'Awwal Number' which was directed by Dev Anand. ...
  • Bollywood remembers evergreen Dev Anand 04-12-2011 04:00 PM

    Legendary actor Dev Anand, 88, died in London on Saturday night. He suffered a cardiac arrest. ...
  • Dev Anand: The stylish Peter Pan of Bollywood 04-12-2011 02:34 PM

    London: Legendary Bollywood actor Dev Anand once said that a song from his film Hum Dono gave him the philosophy he has lived by all his life. As the last strains of Mai zindagi ka saath nibhata chala gaya fade, they leave a void in memory no other star of...
  • With 'Pyaasa' West discovered auteur work 08-08-2011 11:37 AM

    Locarno (Switzerland): French film critic Jean-Michel Frodon introduced Indian filmmaker Guru Dutt's 1957 classic "Pyaasa" to the audience at the 64th Locarno International Film Festival as a dark film that helped the West discover the auteur theory - reflecting the director's personal creative vision - in Bollywood. "Pyaasa", a cinematic...
  • A tribute to Guru Dutt on his 86th birth anniversary 09-07-2011 05:58 PM

    We get you a glimpse from 'In Search Of Guru dutt' a documentary on Guru Dutt presented by Shemaroo. ...
  • Guru Dutt's 'Pyaasa' immortalised in book 30-01-2011 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: The dialogues and heartwarming songs of legendary actor-director Guru Dutt's 1957 cinematic masterpiece Pyaasa have been immortalised into a book by author Nasreen Munni Kabir. Titled "The Dialogue of Pyaasa", it also includes extensive commentary by Kabir and is is available in Hindi, Urdu and English. It will...
  • Revisit the making of Guru Dutt's 'Pyaasa' 16-10-2010 08:04 PM

    Released in 1957, Guru Dutt made 'Pyaasa' after commercial hits like 'Baaz', 'Aar Paar', Mr and Mrs 55. ...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: The genesis of Pyaasa 07-12-2009 02:07 AM

    The journey of how Guru Dutt solidified his image of an idealistic sensitive artist. ...
  • Book on Alvi puts Sahib, Bibi aur Ghulam rumour to rest 10-07-2008 03:21 PM

    Islamabad: Cricket South Africa has turned down Pakistan's request to change the dates of its tour of the republic to accommodate the first Pakistan Premier League next March. PCB spokesman Nadeem Sarwar says it asked the CSA to bring forward the tour of South Africa, which begins on Jan. 25...