Mini Biography : Guru Dutt was born on July 9, 1925, in Bangalore. He had died on 10/10/1964. He was an actor, film director and producer. He was famous for making artistic and lyrical films. His original name was Shivsankar Rao Padukone His parents were Saraswat Brahmins. His father was a headmaster. He had studied at Uday Shankar’s dancing school at Almora. He was married and knew Hindi and English.