"When I went to meet Guru Dutt, he said, 'Listen, what are you going to do with me? You will be an assistant and would get no opportunity to do anything else. You will just be a 'gofor',- revealed Shyam Benegal
"No it should not be made. We made one on Milkha Singh. I heard they are making a biopic on Guru Dutt as well. It will be better if they don't make it," said Naseeruddin Shah
The film will compete with 20 other prestigious restored films from all over the world for the coveted title, "Venice Classics Award" for the best restored film, at the 72nd Venice Film Festival that will be held from September 2 to 12
Waheeda Rehman said she found it difficult to work with Guru Dutt as the director would opt for multiple takes
Actress Mahira Khan said that she is a âbig, big fan of Guru Dutt in Pyaasa. Her list of admirers also includes Bollywood legends like Meena Kumari, Madhubala and Rekha. Mahira also said that her playlist, which comprises of old songs of these actresses, are banned by some of her friends.
Anushka Sharma interviews Waheeda Rehman for NDTV. Watch the entire interview at 10.30 pm (IST) on Tuesday, May 5.
Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who launched a set of three books based on the screenplay of Guru Dutt's films in Mumbai recently, said that the legendary director's work taught him that the commercial aspect of cinema should not be the prime focus for filmmakers.
Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra is reportedly planning to release a set of three books based on the screenplays of late actor Guru Dutt.