Mr and Mrs Dutt - Memories of our Parents

Mr and Mrs Dutt - Memories of our Parents

Product ID: 23297

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Author: Namrata Dutt Kumar
Priya Dutt/
Translator(s)/ Edito: Priyanka Chowdhury / Priya Kapoor
Publisher: Roli Books
Year: 2007
Language: English
Pages: 198
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788174364555


A candid photographic memoir on Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt written by their daughters Priya Dutt and Namrata Dutt Kumar. The memoir highlights the various phases of the Dutt family. It draws attention to their parallel lives; namely, cinema and politics. The Dutt’s were known for maintaining a low-profile lifestyle, this aspect has been beautifully portrayed by the Dutt daughters in the memoir. The memoir contains moments of setback in their lives after their mother’s death and the kind of relationship their parents shared. Some of these moments will definitely touch the hearts of people.

Nargis and Sunil Dutt were married in 1958. Their marriage gave them much happiness and three children: Sajay, Namrata and Priya. In 1981, Nargis Dutt died of cancer and in 2005, twenty-four years later; Sunil Dutt suffered a fatal heart attack. This is a deeply touching and thoughtful look at the life and times of stars Nargis and Sunil Dutt, from childhood, through the many ups and downs they faced, to the moment they passed on and became memories forever embedded in the hearts of their children.

Unlike many celebrity biographies, which by necessity often rely on second-hand view and opinions, this book gives us the detailing only a first-hand narrative can offer.

Lavishly illustrated Mr. and Mrs. Dutt is an honest and full of feeling account, told by their children who, at a young age witnessed the many happy and tragic events, the big and small moments of life that shapes a family history.



1. The Beginning

2. The Fire

3. Together At Last

4. Darkness at Noon

5. The Homecoming

6. The Healing

7. New Directions

8. Challenges

9. The Last Days

10. The Legacy