Guru Dutt – How Did the director Die?

Guru Dutt died at age 39, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding director Guru Dutt's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Successful director of Hindu cinema who directed Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam in 1964.

He was a member of the performing arts troupe headed by Uday Shankar.

He directed Pyaasa and Kaagaz Ke Phool, which are considered to be the greatest movies made according to Time magazine.

How did Guru Dutt die?

Guru Dutt's death was caused by suicide.

That day he was drunk and had taken an overdose of pills, which culminated in his death. It was a lethal combination of excessive liquor and sleeping pills.” At the time of his death, Dutt was involved in two other projects—Picnic, starring actress Sadhana; and director K. Asif’s epic, Love and God.

Information about the death of Guru Dutt
Cause of deathSuicide
Age of death39 years
BirthdayJuly 9, 1925
Death dateOctober 10, 1964
Place of deathPedder Road, Mumbai, India
Place of burialN/A