Multiple Maharashtra State Film Award-winner, Raj Dutt is an Indian director known for his work in Marathi cinema. Known for his family dramas, Dutt has been associated with the industry since the 1960s. One of the prime filmmakers during the 'Golden Era' of Marathi cinema, Dutt directed several successful movies through the '60s and ''80s viz. Gharchi Raani (1968: Maharashtra State Award Best Film), Apraadh (1969: Maharashtra State Award Best Film), Bholibhabdi (1972), Devkinandan Gopala (1977: Maharashtra State Award Best Film), Ashtavinayak (1978), and Pudhcha Paul (1985: Maharashtra State Award Best Film).
Dutt has also starred in the 1961 Hindi movie Chhote Nawab and in 2012 he appeared in the Marathi movie Dusarya Jagatli - From Another World. In 2017, he starred in the movie Wakya directed by Deepak Kadam.