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02-11-2012, 12:49 AM #1
Filmmaker O. P. Dutta passes away
Veteran writer-filmmaker O. P. Dutta died following a bout of pneumonia at Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital.
The filmmaker began his career as a director with PYAAR KI JEET in 1948, followed by SURAJMUKHI (1950), EK NAZAR (1951), MALKIN (1953) and others. Later, O. P. Dutta turned writer for his son J. P. Dutta as he wrote films like GHULAMI (1985), BORDER (1997), REFUGEE (2000), LOC KARGIL (2003). His last film as a writer was UMRAO JAAN (2006).