Name- Sanjay Dutt
Date of Birth- 29 July 1959
Age- 59 years(as in 2018)
Mother- Nargis Dutt
Father- Sunil Dutt
Sister- Namrata Dutt and Priya Dutt
Marital Status/Marriage- Married
Wife- Manyata Dutt
Daughter- Trishala and Iqra Dutt
Height- 6’1 approx.
Weight- 84 kg approx.
Net Worth- $21 million approx.
Sanjay Dutt is Bollywood’s popular actor and producer. Born on 29 July 1959 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Dutt is a son of veteran actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt. People also know him as Sanju Baba. He did his schooling at The Lawrence School, Sanwar(Near Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh). Sanjay has appeared in more than 100 Hindi films. He got great success as the lead actor in movies ranging from Romance to Comedy, or Roles of Thugs, Gangsters or Action movies gave him a lot of appreciation.
Facts about Sanjay Dutt
- Sanjay’s Favorite hobbies are playing Guitar, Horse Riding, Workout, or Cooking.
- His Favorite Food is Tandoori chicken.
- Amitabh and Rajesh Khanna are his Favorite Actors.
- Nargis and Sharmila Tagore are his Favorite Actresses.
- Sanjay’s Favorite Sports is Cricket.
- Audi q7, Audi R8, Red Ferrari 599 Gtb, Porche Suv, BMW 7 series are few of his cars collection.
- Sanjay mother used to call him Chand.
- Munnabhai Mbbs is the most defining role of his career.
- His first wife Richa died due to cancer in 1996.
- His daughter Trishala lives with her mother’s parents in the U.S as Sanjay lost her custody after his wife’s death.
- Sanjay started taking drugs when he was in high school.
- After his Drug Rehabilitation, he changed his name from Sunjay to Sanjay as he wanted to start his new life with the new name.
- His mother died on 2nd May 1981 due to Pancreatic Cancer, she wanted to see his son on the silver screen but unfortunately died 5 days before the release of Rocky which was Sanjay’s first movie.
- In 2016, Raju Hirani decides to make a Biopic of Sanjay’s life. Ranbir Kapoor is playing the lead in the movie.
Sanjay Dutt Family
He is the son of veteran actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt. He has two younger sisters Priya Dutt and Namrata Dutt. Dutt married thrice in his life. Sanjay married actress Richa Sharma in 1987. The couple was blessed with a daughter Trishala in 1988, who now lives in the U.S with her mother’s parent. His first wife Richa died in 1996 because of a brain tumor. He then married to Rhea Pillai in 1998 but they got divorced in 2005. Sanjay then married to Manyata Dutt after two years of dating in a private ceremony in Goa in 2008. On October 21, 2010, he became the father of twins, a boy, and a girl. Their names are Iqra and Shahraan.
Sanjay Dutt Girlfriends
Sanjay Dutt House
Dutt lives with his family in 58 Smt Nargis Road, Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai.
Sanjay Dutt First Movie
Dutt made his debut as a child actor in movie Reshma Aur Shera starring his father. He played a role of qawwali singer in the movie. His first Bollywood movie as the main lead was Rocky in 1981. The movie was a hit at the box office. He made his television debut as a co-host with Salman Khan in 2011 with big boss season-5.
Sanjay Dutt Movies
The famous actor has worked in more than 100 Hindi films. Here is a list of movies the actor has worked;
|Reshma Aur Shera||1971|
|Johny I Love You||1982|
|Main Awara Hoon||1983|
|Do Dilon Ki Dastaan||1985|
|Jaan Ki Baazi||1985|
|Naam O Nishan||1987|
|Inaam Dus Hazaar||1987|
|Mardon Wali Baat||1988|
|Khatron Ke Khiladi||1988|
|Mohabbat Ke Dushman||1988|
|Jeete Hain Shaan Se||1988|
|Kanoon Apna Apna||1989|
|Hum Bhi Insaan Hain||1989|
|Khoon Ka Karz||1991|
|Qurbani Rang Layegi||1991|
|Jeena Marna Tere Sang||1992|
|Zamane Se Kya Darna||1994|
|Insaaf Apne Lahoo Se||1994|
|Pyar Ka Rog||1994|
|Aatish: Feel the Fire||1994|
|Daag: The Fire||1999|
|Haseena Maan Jaayegi||1999|
|Vaastav: The Reality||1999|
|Chal Mere Bhai||2000|
|Hum Kisise Kum Nahin||2002|
|Yeh Hai Jalwa||2002|
|Maine Dil Tujhko Diya||2002|
|Ek Aur Ek Gyarah||2003|
|Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.||2003|
|Viruddh... Family Comes First||2005|
|Shaadi No. 1||2005|
|Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!||2005|
|Taxi No. 9211||2006|
|Anthony Kaun Hai||2006|
|Lage Raho Munna Bhai||2006|
|Eklavya: The Royal Guard||2007|
|Nehlle Pe Dehlla||2007|
|Shootout at Lokhandwala||2007|
|Om Shanti Om||2007|
|Kal Kissne Dekha||2009|
|All The Best: Fun Begins||2009|
|Tees Maar Khan||2010|
|Toonpur Ka Super Hero||2010|
|Chatur Singh Two Star||2011|
|Son of Sardaar||2012|
|Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke||2013|
|Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3||2018|
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Sanjay Dutt Controversy
The actor has been in light due to his involvement in controversies. The actor’s controversies are as;
- In 1982, he was arrested for five months for illegal possession of drugs.
- In 1993, he was arrested under provisions of Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act(Tada) for possessing illegal arms when Mumbai suffered from series of Bombay blasts. He was granted bail by the government in October 1995 but was re-arrested in December 1995. Dutt got bail again in April 1997.
- During the period of 2006-07, he has spent 7 months in Arthur Road Jail.
- On July 31, 2007, TADA court sentenced him imprisonment of six years for illegal possession of weapons. Sanjay applied against the sentence and got interim bail on August 20, 2007. Again on October 22, 2007, he was back in jail and applied for the bail again. On November 27, 2007, he got bail from the supreme court. On March 21, 2007, the supreme court upheld the verdict of TADA court but shortened the imprisonment from six to five years. He was given a month to surrender before the authorities.
- On May 16, 2003, Sanjay surrendered to Mumbai police. He completed his sentence and got released on 25 Feb 2016 after serving his sentence.