We recently brought to you the news of Amrita Rao being felicitated at the Konkani Sammelan which was held in NYC which had other Konkani artists like Shyam Benegal & Kalpana Lajmi in attendance at the event. We now have news of some other Konkani connections the actress has. It has come to our notice that the actress is related to actor-director Guru Dutt.
In fact, Amrita’s grandfather & Guru Dutt were second cousins. The actress has also revealed that it was after watching Guru Dutt’s performances that she decided to become an actress. However, it was much later that she got to know of the close family ties with the legend.
Well, that explains Amrita’s performances & her dedication towards her work.