Guru Dutt comes alive on stage!

By Hindustan Times

Guru Dutt’s film career might have been short-lived, but in those 20 odd years he spent in the industry, the veteran actor-director created for himself a legacy that is still revered by cinema enthusiasts today. And those intrigued by the grand turn his career took in such a brief span now have a chance to watch his life unravel on stage in a new theatrical production called Ten Years With Guru Dutt: Abrar Alvi’s Journey, which premieres in the city tomorrow.

The play is based on a book called Ten Years With Guru Dutt: Abrar Alvi’s Journey by Sathya Saran, which was released in 1998. A close friend of Dutt, Abrar was the scriptwriter of the actor’s iconic films like Pyaasa (1957) and Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959).

Saattvic, who has directed and acted in the production, reveals, “The intent is to educate the present generation about this great artiste’