7 Greatest Films of Guru Dutt

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Pyaasa (1957)

Pyaasa is a masterpiece that delves into the existential crisis of a poet struggling for recognition in a materialistic world. Guru Dutt's direction, along with his stellar performance as the protagonist Vijay, showcases the depth of human emotions and societal critique.

Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)

Kaagaz Ke Phool is a poignant tale of love, sacrifice, and disillusionment set in the film industry. Guru Dutt's direction and performance as the tormented filmmaker Suresh Sinha elevate the film to a cinematic gem, exploring themes of fame, ambition, and personal tragedy.

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is a gripping drama that intricately portrays the decline of a feudal family. Guru Dutt's nuanced direction and Meena Kumari's haunting performance as Chhoti Bahu make this film a compelling exploration of class, tradition, and societal change.

Aar-Paar (1954)

Aar-Paar is a captivating noir thriller that follows the journey of a taxi driver entangled in the world of crime and romance. Guru Dutt's direction and charismatic portrayal of Kalu make this film a thrilling and entertaining ride, blending suspense, romance, and music seamlessly.

Mr. & Mrs. '55 (1955)

Mr. & Mrs. '55" is a delightful romantic comedy that challenges societal norms and traditions. Guru Dutt's direction and chemistry with leading lady Madhubala create a charming and witty narrative that addresses themes of love, marriage, and gender roles with humor and warmth.

Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960)

a timeless love story set against the backdrop of Muslim culture in Lucknow. Guru Dutt's direction and the enchanting performances of Waheeda Rehman and others elevate this film to a poetic and visually stunning experience, exploring themes of friendship, loyalty, and sacrifice.

Baaz (1953)

Directed by Guru Dutt. It stars Geeta Bali, Guru Dutt, and K. N. Singh in lead roles. The film revolves around the story of a young woman named Neelu who finds herself torn between two men: a police inspector and a notorious criminal.

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