Sanjay Dutt

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Sanjay Dutt

Birth Date: 29 Jul, 1959, Age (61)

Occupation : Artist, Actor, Producer

Filmfare Awards : 2

Place of Birth : Mumbai

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt is an Indian film actor and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema. He was educated at the famous Lawrence School Sanawar. The son of veteran Hindi film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, he made his acting debut in 1981 and has since appeared in more than 187 Hindi films. Although Dutt has enjoyed great success as a lead actor in genres ranging from romance to comedy, it has been the roles of gangsters, thugs and police officers in the drama and action genres that have won him much appreciation. The Indian media and audiences alike popularly refer to him as Deadly Dutt for his larger-than-life portrayals of such characters.

In a film career spanning more than 38 years, Dutt has won two Filmfare Awards, two IIFA Awards, two Bollywood Movie Awards, three Screen Awards, three Stardust Awards, a Global Indian Film Award and a Bengal Film Journalist's Association Award. Four of his films have won various National Film Awards.

Dutt was arrested under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act in April 1993. Charges of terrorism were dropped but he was convicted of illegal possession of weapons. After serving his sentence with good behaviour and conduct, he was released on 25 February 2016.
A biopic movie titled Sanju is currently filming on the life of Dutt, in which Ranbir Kapoor portrays the title character.Will be released worldwide 29 June 2018.

Sanjay Dutt's stories

  • Naam 32nd Anniversary: When Sanjay Dutt Played Himself

    Naam 32nd Anniversary: When Sanjay Dutt Played Himself

    Naam is regarded as a milestone in the careers of Mahesh Bhatt, Paresh Rawal, and Sanjay Dutt. The movie proved to be a blockbuster at the Box Office, playing for over a year at a majority of India's cinemas and stands as the eighth-highest-grossing Hindi film of the 80's. "Chithi Aayi Hai" sung by Pankaj Udhas was selected as one of the 100 songs by BBC Radio.

  • When David Dhawan struggled to complete his first film as a director

    When David Dhawan struggled to complete his first film as a director

    David Dhawan is one of that director who gave three to four movies a year but then what took him so long for his first film. It took David two and a half years to complete is first film Taaqatwar. Shocking isn’t it. The Editor turned Director shares his journey and the difficulties he faced.

  • 10 Bollywood Movies That Never Hit The Silver Screen

    10 Bollywood Movies That Never Hit The Silver Screen

    There are some Bollywood movies that never got released on the silver screen. They never got to see the light of the day because of certain issues including censor board and wrong timing. Several movies were announced but they, unfortunately, they never got released.

  • Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Set To Wrap Up Quick

    Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3 Set To Wrap Up Quick

    Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3, may move out sooner than expected from cinemas. Collections have been low from the day of release. The film would be struggling to enter a double-digit lifetime collection.

  • Happy Birthday Sanjay Dutt: Finest Performances By The Star

    Happy Birthday Sanjay Dutt: Finest Performances By The Star

    Sanjay Dutt's career spanning almost four decades, the star has given us some unforgettable performances. His personal life has often created a stir in the media. In fact, the film on his life Sanju directed by Rajkumar Hirani has turned out to be the biggest hit of the year.

  • Movie review: Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3

    Movie review: Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3

    In Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3, Sanjay Dutt tries to revive his famous 'swag', but it's not like his earlier films. Here's movie review of director Tigmanshu Dhulia's new film. Characters seem to be highly inspired by '70s film.

  • 'Sanju' registers in the list of Top-10 All Time Highest Bollywood

    'Sanju' registers in the list of Top-10 All Time Highest Bollywood

    Ranbir Kapoor's Sanju is enjoying yet another major record up its sleeves. In just nine days, the film has now managed to surpass 'Kick' And 'Chennai Express' collections records. With the movie's entry Top-10 All-Time Highest Bollywood grossers. It is now competing with the best of the best and is racing up the charts.