Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expressed his desire to portray veteran actor-filmmaker Guru Dutt in a biopic.
Dutt was known for helming classics like “Pyaasa”, “Kaagaz Ke Phool”, “Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam” and “Chaudhvin Ka Chand”. He died at the age of 39.
When asked about portraying the veteran actor on screen Shah Rukh Khan replied, “Absolutely. I should do it. And as you lovingly say my friend my face is like a beautiful poem… in black & white.”
Absolutely. I should do it. And as u lovingly say my friend my face is like a beautiful poem…in black & white. https://t.co/dQf7SgWwZt
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 22, 2016
Even after 52 years of Dutt’s demise, his work is referred as a benchmark for quality filmmaking.