The much-awaited ‘Kalank’, directed by Abhishek Varman, hit the screens on April 17, 2019. The period drama stars Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapoor in pivotal roles.
Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone were coming together for the first time after their much-publicized and bitter break-up. Riding on a peppy soundtrack and a much-loved pair, the movie clocked Rs 175 crore in India and was declared a blockbuster. The slide began with ‘Besharam’, directed by Abhinav Kashyap, which released in October 2013 but fizzled out after a breezy start.
Sanju, one of the most-awaited films of the year, is finally here and fans can’t stop praising Ranbir Kapoor for his brilliant portrayal of Sanjay Dutt. On the box office front, trade analysts are expecting the film to cross the 100 crore mark in the first week itself.Through Sanju, directed by Rajkumar Hirani, we take a dive into the triumphs, trauma and relationships in Dutt’s life, making it an honest portrayal of the flawed person that he is, without trying to justify all that he has done. Much like Sanjay Dutt, there are also a number of brilliant actors who are equally deserving of biopics. We take a look at 11 such actors whose life stories we would love to watch.Images credit: Wikimedia Commons, Bollywoodhungama.com
Like him or hate him, you cannot ignore Sanjay Dutt. The actor has constantly been in the public eye thanks to his movies, his personal life and his arrests.Son of veteran Hindi film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, Sanjay made his acting debut in 1981. He is as much known for his comic roles as much as his intense romantic and action characters her played on screen.As his very-much-awaited biopic ‘Sanju’ is set to release this weekend, we take a look at Dutt’s best performances in Bollywood.– Sources: IMDB, Wikipedia, Ranker
With Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Sanju’ set to hit the silver screens on June 29, we take a look at some of the shocking facts about Sanjay Dutt’s life. A life equally besprinkled with glamour and grief, adventure and pain, success and failure, not to mention a constant brush with the law. Read on….
It’s confirmed! Sanjay Dutt’s biopic is going to be titled Sanju. Recently, there were reports about the film being titled Dutt and there were others like Kuch Toh Log Kehenge and Sanju Baba. But, Hirani has finally decided to go with Sanju and his friends in the industry also address him with the same name.
Rajkumar Hirani next directorial, Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, featuring Ranbir Kapoor is one of the most anticipated films of next year. As per reports in a leading tabloid, Maanayata is worried about her part in the film as she is not sure about the importance is given to her character. The report further states that Hirani has included Maanayata’s part without informing her.
It has been reported that Sanjay Dutt and Farhan Akhtar coming together in Ajay Devgn home production as lead actors. The film will be directed by Nishikant Kamat who has worked with Ajay in Drishyam and the film expected to begin year end. Now we have got some exclusive news on the project and the characters that Dutt and Akhtar will be playing.
In a fresh development in Sanjay Dutt’s case, the Maharashtra Government today told Court that they should send Dutt back to jail if they think he was allowed parole because of his VIP status. The Bombay High Court had last month asked the state government to justify its decision which allowed Dutt to leave jail eight months ahead of the completion of his five-year sentence. The Court also raised questions on the number of times Dutt was allowed parole which was widely criticized then.
There have been many Bollywood stars who have been arrested or sent to judicial custody for various reasons. The charges against some of the stars like Salman Khan haven’t been proven in certain cases. However, we are not concerning ourselves with the cases. This is simply a list of stars who have been to jail and then gotten out. If any star has been in jail on charges that haven’t been proven in a court of law, we express solidarity with him as well. This slide-show is a case in point that Bollywood stars are human too and sometimes they have suffered more than us and those sufferings have received the spotlight because they are stars.
Manyata Dutt has been holidaying with her sweet family in the lovely locales of Monaco. Sanjay Dutt was recently in the news when the Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra government to explain in detail its decision to release the early from jail on grounds of good conduct.
Manyata Dutt, hubby Sanjay Dutt, and their twins Iqra and Shahraan often find the time for a quick getaway. This time, the Dutts headed to the picturesque French Riviera and are having a blast there. Manyata took to her social networking handle to share a picture of herself swimming in the backdrop of some gorgeous scenery.
There have been several reports about Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic being delayed to next year. Post Sanjay Dutt biopic, they will be working together on Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s next directorial venture.
There are not too many instances where a Bollywood actor has played another Bollywood actor. In this list, we have included the upcoming ones too. Check it out.
Sanjay Dutt is one actor who never shies away from experimenting whether it is his career choices or his looks. Sanju Baba has donned several different looks in his career spanning more than two decades. Sanjay Dutt is in a different phase of his life now but he still loves to surprise everyone.
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Sanjay Dutt is currently busy shooting for his upcoming movie Bhoomi. It is no secret that Sanju Baba has had a colorful past. Speaking about drug addiction, he said, “What is so enjoyable about anything mood-altering, when you can get the biggest high, from life, family, or your work?
Sanjay Dutt’s comeback film Bhoomi, which was earlier slated to release on August 4, now has a new release date. The movie’s new release date has been confirmed by the producers - Bhushan Kumar and Sandeep Singh. Confirms Bhushan Kumar, “We are extremely happy to have our film finally release on the 22nd of September this year.
Angry over the mess created by the film team, Sanjay Dutt’s neighbors stall shooting of his biopic.
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Rajkumar Hirani has reportedly finalized yet another actor for his upcoming Sanjay Dutt biopic. In the film, while Ranbir plays the title role, Sonam Kaoor is rumoured to be playing one of Sanjay Dutt’s love interest from his younger days.
Sanjay Dutt and Maanayata Dutt are one of the most adorable couples of B-Town. Maanayata’s Instagram is filled with lovely pictures of the couple along with their kids - Iqra and Shahraan.
We do know about the alleged rift between Sanjay Dutt and Ranbir Kapoor. However, the buzz is there is a little background story to it even though director Rajkumar Hirani has recently claimed that all is well between the actors.
Sanjay Dutt was recently in Delhi and guess who did the 57-year-old actor bump into?! The actor met with his 90’s co-star and buddy Pooja Bhatt and look what a great moment it turned out to be!