Sanjay Balraj Dutt was born on 29-07-1959 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Producer, Comedian, Television Presenter & Television Personality.
Although Dutt has enjoyed huge success as a lead actor in different categories ranging from comedy to romance, it has been the roles of police officers and gangsters that have won him laurels.
Sanjay Dutt Bio
Sanjay Dutt made his Hindi film acting debut with the hit film Rocky in 1981. The 1986 super hit film Naam was Dutt’s first big critical success and turned out to be a turning point in his career. He kept on delivering hit movies in the 1990s, with films such as Aatish: Feel the Fire and Saajan among several others. Madhuri Dixit Biography, Weight, Height, Affairs, Boyfriend
In 2003 he acted the National Award-winning film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. which won him several awards. This movie’s sequel Lage Raho Munna Bhai was one of the biggest hits of his career. In Agneepath which was released in 2012, he played the role of a psychotic villain Kaancha, which was immensely praised by audiences and critics. He then played a cameo in the highly acclaimed film PK in 2014.
His life though has been full of controversies. First, he got addicted to drugs and remained out of the scene for few years. He then got arrested under the arms act for keeping illegal weapons. It was revealed that he had his ties with the underworld as well. He was in jail for nearly 2 years from 1993 to 1995 before he got released on bail.
In March 2013, he was again sent to jail to serve his remaining tenure of 18 months. He was finally released in February 2016. After his comeback, he was seen in various films such as Bhoomi, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3, and Kalank among others. None of them made any impact at the box office. He will be next seen in Shamshera, Sadak 2, and KGF: Chapter 2.
In addition to acting, he has also appeared in various commercials throughout his career. He has also hosted the Bigg Boss Season 5. He along with Raj Kundra launched India’s first MMA league called the Super Fight League in the year 2012. He has also been associated with various charities as well.
Sanjay Dutt Family, Relatives and Other Relations
He was born to Late Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt. He has 2 sisters named Namrata and Priya Dutt. He first married actress Richa Sharma in 1987, but she died in 1996 due to brain tumour. The couple has a daughter, Trishala.
He then married for the second time to model Rhea Pillai in 1998. The marriage didn’t last long and they divorced in 2005. Then Dutt married Manyata in 2008, the couple became proud parents to twins, a girl named Iqra and a boy named Shahraan.
|Wife||Richa Sharma Dutt|
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||The Lawrence School, Sanawar (Near Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh)|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Shooting,Playing Guitar, Photography, Cooking, Doing workouts, Horse Riding|
|Debut||As a Child Actor- Reshma Aur Shera (1972)|
Lead Actor- Rocky (1981)
TV Debut: Bigg Boss Season 5 in 2011 (co-host with Salman Khan)
|Best Movies||Rocky (1981), Sadak (1991), Saajan (1991), Khalnayak (1993), and Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) among others|
|Salary||Rs. 3-5 crore per film|
|Net Worth||$15 Million (approx.)|
|Bike Collections||Ducati Multistrada and Harley-Davidson Fatboy|
|Car Collections||Ferrari 599 GTB, Audi R8, Lexus LX470, Audi Q7, and Rolls-Royce Ghost among others|
|Favorite Color||Black, Blue|
|Favorite Player||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favorite Actress||Nargis Dutt|
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan , Rajesh Khanna|
|Favorite Place||Hilly Areas, Goa|
|Favorite Food||Tandoori Chicken|
|Favorite Book||A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sanjay Dutt
- He is the original Bad Boy of Bollywood.
- He was the first choice for Deepak Malhotra’s role in Yash Chopra’s Lamhe.
- Sanjay entered a drug program in Texas in 1984 to get rid off his drug addiction.
- He has starred in shelved films such as Dostana, Kissa Kartoos, Chakra, and Killer among others.
- He is a chain smoker and drinker.
- His biopic movie was released in 2018. Actor Ranbir Kapoor portrayed the role of Sanjay Dutt in that film.
- He was also a womanizer and claimed that he had over 300 girlfriends.
In 1981, he made his debut with box-office super hit film Rocky. Then in 1982, he went on star in Vidhaata, the highest-grossing film with Dilip Kumar, Shammi Kapoor and Sanjeev Kumar.
He also stared in Main Awara Hoon (1983). In 1985, he shot his first film Jaan KI Baazi in two years.
In 1986, Naam was the turning point in his career. It was a major critical and commercial success. Shreya Ghoshal Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family
In 80s, he appeared in successful films like Imaandaar, Jeete Hain Shaan Se, Inaam Dus Hazaar, Mardon Wali Baat, Ilaaka, Kanoon Apna Apna, Taaqatwar etc.
His performance in Kabza & J. P. Dutta’s 1989 Hathyar were well received by critics.
However, both films managed only average collections at the box office. During late 80s he stared in many multi-starrers films with Govinda, Mithun, Jackie Shroff, Sunny Deol etc.
During 90s he appeared in Tejaa, Khatarnaak, Zahreelay, Khoon Ka Karz, Yalgaar, Aatish: Feel the Fire etc.
In 90s, he also acted in Sadak, Saajan & Khalnayak. In Sajaan he was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award. In Khalnayak he earned his second best actor award nomination.
As Per Hindu, His films Naam & Sadak got him lot of favourable attention & Saajan established him as the conventional soft actor.
In 1991, Saajan was the highest-grossing film. In addition, Sadak was the sixth highest grosser in the same year. Again, in 1993, Khalnayak became a blockbuster & the second highest.
His first film after 1993 was Daud (1997). It was average at box office. This was followed by Dushman which well financially.
1999, was great year for Dutt. His five films were released during this year and almost were high-grossing films that year.
They were Kartoos, Khoobsurat, Haseena Maan Jayegi, Daag: The Fire & Vaastav: The Reality. For Vaastav he won many awards including his first filmfare award for Best Actor.
His role in Mission Kashmir have him critical acclaim & number of awards and nomination in 2000.
For his performance in the movie, the President of India to Rashtrapati Bhavan invited him.
He continued to play lead roles in Jodi No.1, Pitaah, Kaante & Munna Bhai M. B. B. S. that film gave him several awards.
At the box-office, Munna Bhai achieved a silver Jubilee status. The sequel if Munna Bhai M. B. B. S., Lage Raho Munna Bhai was release in late 2006.
Again, he received a number of awards for this film. He received an award from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his work in the Munna Bhai series.
Later he starred in movies like Dhamaal, Shootout at Lokhandwala, All the Best,Double Dhamaal, PK, Agneepath etc.
In January 2008, 12 films featuring Dutt were listed by Indian film Institute Filmfare among 100 highest grossing movies.
During 2013, in its May edition “100 years of Indian cinema” Filmfare listed 3-filmd of Dutt in its top 20 list.
They were Lage Raho Munna BHai, Khalnayak & Saajan. On 29 June 2018, his biopic Sanju was released. In that he made special appearance. He was shooting with Alia Bhatt for Sadak 2.
|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|