The very talented filmmaker Bhavna Talwar is all set to do what many of her peers and predecessors have failed to do. Make the consummate Guru Dutt bio-pic. Guru Dutt who allegedly committed suicide at 39 , left behind a legendary legacy, having made classics like Pyasa and Kagaz Ke Phool during his lifetime.
Several filmmakers including Anurag Kashyap have attempted to film Guru Dutt’s story. One has now come to know that Bhavna Talwar who has directed two very powerful films Dharmand Happi, both starring Pankaj Kapoor, is all set to make a bio-pic on Guru Dutt.
The film will be produced by Bhavna’s husband Sheetal Talwar the creative mind behind some very important films in recent times including the controversial British Orlando Bloom starrerRetaliation . Sheetal has also produced a dazzling adaptation of the beloved children’s fable Heidi starring the distinguished British actor Bill Nighy which Sheetal’s wife Bhavna directed.
A source informs, “Bhavna has been actively working on the Guru Dutt bio-pic for years now. Her tireless toil is complete. She will soon begin filming.”
Aamir is said to have shown a keen interest in the project.The budget of this bio-pic is said to be approximately 120 crore rupees.