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Guru Dutt and Geeta Dutt

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Guru Dutt and Geeta Dutt were perhaps the most famous and celebrated couples in Bollywood. The Indian movie industry is rich with so many stars and Bollywood real life couples that you can hardly name all of them. One of the yester year couples of Bollywood was Guru Dutt and Geeta Dutt. Both of them were geniuses in their own fields.

To start with, Guru Dutt was a great actor, and director. He produced many movies that have themselves become a landmark. Some of the most notable films of him as an actor are:
  • Baaz (1953)
  • Pyaasa (1957)
  • 12 O`Clock (1958)
  • Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)
  • Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960)
  • Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)
  • Sautela Bhai (1962)
  • Bahurani (1963)
  • Bharosa (1963)
  • Picnic (1964)
  • Sanjh Aur Savera (1964)
  • Suhagan (1964)

The popular movies directed by Guru Dutt are:
  • Baazi (1951)
  • Jaal (1952)
  • Baaz (1953)
  • Aar Paar (1954)
  • Mr. & Mrs. `55 (1955)
  • Sailaab (1956)
  • Pyaasa (1957)
  • Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)
The films that are produced by him include Aar Paar (1955), C.I.D. (1956), Pyaasa (1957), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959) and Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962).

Geeta Dutt was born on November 23, 1930 in a rich family in Faridpur, now in Bangladesh. She was a prominent Indian playback singer in Hindi movies in the 1950s and 60s. She has also sung a number of modern Bengali songs.

A list of notable songs sung by Geeta Dutt includes: "
  • Mera sundar sapna beet gaya" (Do Bhai in 1947)
  • "Woh sapnewaali raat" (Pyaar in 1950)
  • "Tadbir se bigdi hui taqdeer" (Baazi in 1951)
  • "Aan milo aan milo" (Devdas in 1955) "
  • Aaj sajan mohe ang lagalo" (Pyaasa in 1957)
  • "Hawa dhire aana" Sujata in 1959)
  • "Waqt ne kiya kya haseen sitam" (Kaagaz ke Phool in 1959)
Guru Dutt and Geeta Dutt got married in the year 1953. Geeta Roy as she was known before her marriage was a well-known playback singer. Geeta Dutt was a Bengali who earned a name not only in Bollywood but also in the Bengali film industry.

Both Guru Dutt and Geeta Dutt were engaged for 3 years and had to overcome a great deal of family oppositions to marry each other. They had 3 children, Tarun, Arun, and Nina. However, the marriage was an unhappy one.

According to his brother Atmaram, Guru Dutt was undisciplined in his personal life. He used to smoke and drink heavily, and kept odd hours. Guru Dutt`s relationship with Waheeda Rehman, another noted Bollywood actor, also worked against their marriage.

At the time of his death, he was living separately from Geeta Dutt. Geeta Dutt died in 1972 at the age of 41 after excessive drinking that led to liver damage. Guru Dutt and Geeta Dutt were legendary couples who have ruled Bollywood for many years.

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