The Guru

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20th Century Fox Released 1969

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Director:
James Ivory
Released:
1969
Rating:
G
The Guru is a 1969 comedy that was written and directed by James Ivory. When British rock star Tom Pickle (Michael York) travels to Bombay in the 1960s in order to learn how to play the sitar from the great musician Ustad Zafar Khan (Uptal Dutt), neither are inprepared for how things will turn out. From the moment that Tom is introduced to Khan's wife and children, Khan finds himself utterly disappointed in how disrespectful Tom appears to be. But, although he is disappointed, Khan still promises to live up to his promise of teaching Tom to play the sitar. So he asks Tom, as well as a young Caucasian woman, Jenny (Rita Tushingham) to travel to Banares with him. As the story goes on, Tom and Jenny begin to form a romantic bond as Khan grows increasingly angry with their lack of focus. Will Tom finish his spiritual journey and learn to play the guitar or will he high-tail it out of India to get back to being the rock star that comes so naturally for him?moreless
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