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Guru Dutt Net Worth & Personal Details

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Name:Guru Dutt
Profession:Actor film producer film director choreographer
Date of Birth:9 July 1925
Birth PlaceBengaluru
Age As of 202296 Years
Net Worth in Dollars$7 Millions
Short BioVasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer, actor, choreographer, and writer. He was included among CNN's "Top 25 Asian Actors" in 2012
Affairs/GirlfriendsGeeta Dutt ​ ( m. 1953⁠–⁠1964)​
Wife/SpouseGeeta Dutt ​ ( m. 1953⁠–⁠1964)​
DebutAs Film Actor: Chand (1944),As Film Director: Baazi (1951),As Film Producer: Aar Paar (1954),As Film Choreographer: Hum Ek Hain (1946)
ReligionHinduism
ResidenceNot known
Education QualificationNot known
Social Media LinksNot known

Guru Dutt in Spotlight

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Guru Dutt with Waheeda Rehman
Guru Dutt with Waheeda Rehman
Guru Dutt with his family
Guru Dutt with his family

Guru Dutt Net Worth

Guru Dutt is known for his acting ability and his versatility. He is a very compatible and energetic actor, who has a capacity to make any role his own. Guru Dutt might be the unassailable actor of Bollywood Movies but his income comes from many different sources such as Movies, shows, endorsements and business investments. Guru Dutt‘s Net worth is $1 million to $2 Million in 2022 which in Indian Currency is 7 to 14 Crore Indian Rupee.

Name Guru Dutt
Net Worth (2022) $1 million to $2 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs. 7 to 14 Crore
Monthly Income And Salary Rs.  50 k  +
Yearly Salary In Indian Rupees Rs. 6 lakh +
Last Updated 2022

Guru Dutt Net Worth in Last 5 Years

Net Worth in 1964 $1 million to $2 million
Net Worth in 1963 $1 million to $2 million
Net Worth in 1962 $1 million to $2 million
Net Worth in 1961 $1 million to $2 million
Net Worth in 1960 $1 million to $2 million

Guru Dutt Controversies

  • According to the book by Sathya Saran, Guru Dutt received a letter from Waheeda Rehman – who Geeta suspected her husband of having an affair with – professing her love for Guru Dutt, and asking him to meet her at a particular place. Both Abrar and Guru suspected that the letter was fake

Uncover The Lesser Known Facts About The Guru Dutt

  • His parents formerly belonged to Karwar, Karnataka but later got relocated to Bhowanipore, West Bengal.
  • He had changed his name from Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone to Guru Dutt because of a childhood accident. Another stated reason could be his upbringing in Bengal, which enticed him to do so.
  • At the age of 16, he was very much fascinated by dancing and joined the dance academy of legendary dancer and choreographer, Pandit Uday Shankar, who was the elder brother of the Sitar maestro, Pandit Ravi Shankar.
  • In 1943, in search of a job, he moved to Kolkata, where he started working as a Telephone operator at Lever Brothers factory. After working there for several months, he found it lackadaisical and left the job.
  • In 1944, his Uncle brought him to Pune to find a suitable job for him. Soon, he found him a job under a three-year contract with Prabhat Film Company as an assistant director. 
  • Guru Dutt’s cousin brother, Shyam Benegal, also worked with Dutt as an assistant director and learned film direction under his production house.
  • In the year 1946, he also got the chance to work as a dance choreographer for the film ‘Hum Ek Hain.’
  • He met Dev Anand in Prabhat Film Company and shared an excellent friendly relation with him. They both have agreed on a few conditions that whenever Dev Anand would produce any film, he would take Guru Dutt as his director, and whenever Guru Dutt would direct any movie, he would take Anand as his hero. They both have followed the agreement honestly by working together in various films like C.I.D, Baazi, and many more.  
  • After the film ‘Aar Paar’, Guru Dutt had discovered V.K. Murthy (cinematographer), and Abrar Alvi (writer-director), with whom he worked until his last film.

Faq’s 

Who is Guru Dutt and why is he popular?

Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer, actor, choreographer, and writer. He was included among CNN’s “Top 25 Asian Actors” in 2012. Dutt was lauded for his artistry, notably his usage of close-up shots, lighting, and depictions of melancholia.

Who is Guru Dutt dating?

Guru dutt married Geeta Dutt 

What is the net worth of Guru Dutt?

$1 million to $2 million

Is there any controversy associated with Guru Dutt?

According to the book by Sathya Saran, Guru Dutt received a letter from Waheeda Rehman – who Geeta suspected her husband of having an affair with – professing her love for Guru Dutt, and asking him to meet her at a particular place. Both Abrar and Guru suspected that the letter was fake

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