Suicide or drug overdose, how did you die?
Guru Dutt’s actual title was Vasant Kumar Shivshankar Padukone. People fondly name him Guru Dutt. When his physique was discovered on 10 October 1964, everybody was shocked. Such discussions began that Guru Dutt has dedicated suicide. Some thought of it to be loss of life on account of drug overdose. There was additionally speak of suicide about Guru Dutt as a result of he had tried this twice before! However, his son Arun believed that his father died unintentionally on account of a mix of alcohol and sleeping capsules.
‘It was brought on by alcohol and sleeping capsules’
Arun had then mentioned, ‘My father was affected by sleeplessness. But like some other human, he used to take sleeping capsules for this. He was drunk that day and had taken an overdose of capsules, which led to his loss of life. This combination of extra alcohol and sleeping capsules was deadly.’
Brother mentioned – he didn’t commit suicide
On the opposite hand, Guru Dutt’s youthful brother and filmmaker Devi Dutt additionally all the time dominated out the likelihood that he dedicated suicide. Devi Dutt mentioned many occasions that his brother had ‘sleep problem’, on account of which he used to take sleeping medicines. So it is positively an unintentional overdose of alcohol and medicines.
October 9, the final day before loss of life
Guru Dutt was going by way of troubles in his private life. In their married life, the love was much less and the battle had elevated extra. In an interview to ‘Filmfare’ journal, Devi Dutt mentioned, ‘After the movie Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Guru Dutt and sister-in-law (Geeta Dutt) had made a pact. It was determined that after the redevelopment of 48, Pali Hill, the entire household would reside collectively. On 9 October 1964, he was in his studio with Tanuja, Rahman and director Saeed Latif for his manufacturing movie ‘Bahare Phir Bhi Aayegi’. But Mala Sinha ji was caught in Madras (Chennai) that day. So the capturing was postponed.
youngsters have been about to return residence within the night
Devi Dutt additional says, ‘Bhabhi went to the youngsters’s college. There was a parent-teacher assembly. By night each the sons Tarun and Arun have been to return to the brother. We left for residence within the automobile. Guru Dutt had requested me to purchase kites and manjha from Bandra, he wished to fly kites with the youngsters on weekends. Then we stopped at Colaba. He purchased garments for the sons and a few for me too. After this we went to Kanji Bhai Broker’s home to get a bottle of liquor. Guru Dutt requested him to take again the cash from the buyers as he wished to import the colour prints of Kaneez. When we returned residence after doing all this, he went to make omelet within the kitchen.
…and there was an altercation between the 2
Recalling her final day with Guru Dutt, Devi says, “He raised his voice from the kitchen and told me that when the whole family started living together, he would cook food for them too.” He mentioned that we are going to take ninth and tenth flooring additionally. So that we are able to see the sundown each night from there. Meanwhile, our chartered accountant Gole Saheb got here there. He informed that the ultimate discover has come from the Income Tax Department. We need to pay the excellent taxes for 2 years. There was an argument between the 2 concerning this matter. Gole sahib warned that if this continues, sometime earnings tax evaders may conduct raids on studios, homes and places of work. Guru Dutt then informed me to go residence.’
Sister-in-law despatched a message – youngsters are usually not coming
Devi additional explains in her dialog, ‘After leaving from there, I discovered Abrar Alvi underneath the home itself. She informed me that the sister-in-law has given the message that she won’t be able to ship the youngsters as a result of it’s too late. Didn’t know that could be my final night with Guru Dutt. The subsequent day I bought the information that he isn’t on this world. I’ll say this even right this moment that he didn’t commit suicide. This is unquestionably on account of Abrar ingesting an excessive amount of alcohol and sleeping capsules.