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Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay’s Brief Intro

Sanjay Dutt is an Indian actor as well as a producer. He is one of the most famous as well as talented Indian Actors in Bollywood. He came into the limelight with the movie ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’. To know more about him just read till the end.

Sanjay’s Wiki

NameSanjay Dutt
Birthdate29 July 1959
Age as of 202262 years
Zodiac Sign Cancer
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra

Sanjay’s Physical Appearance

Height6′ (Approx.)
Weight187 Ibs (Approx.)
Body Measurements44-36-16 (Approx.)

Sanjay’s Educational Details

School Name The Lawrence School, Sanawar, HP

Sanjay Dutt was good at his studies. When he was in high school, he was addicted to drugs. That’s why he decided to leave his bad habit of drugs. He gets achievements through drug rehabilitation. Not only this but from that time he has also changed his name from ‘Sunjay’ to ‘Sajay’ to start a new life with a new name.

Sanjay’s Family Details

Sanjay Dutt took birth in a Punjabi family in the Bollywood industry.

Father’s NameLate Sunil Dutt
Mother’s NameLate Nargis Dutt
SiblingsSister – Priya Dutt,
Namrata Dutt
Wife NameManyata or Dilnawaz Sheikh

Sanjay Dutt’s father was a legend Indian actor whereas his mother was also an actress with millions of fans. They both work for Hindi cinema. Priya and Namrata both are his younger sisters. Priya Dutt is a Politician whereas Namrata Dutt took vows with a famous Indian actor named ‘Kumar Gaurav’. He is very close to his mother. His mother used to call him the name ‘Chand’. On 2 May 1981, Nargis died due to pancreatic cancer. Just before 5 days of her death Sanjay Dutt’s first movie was released named ‘Rocky’.

His Relationships

If we talk about his relationship status, then he is married. But before marriage, he had many relations/affairs. In 1981, he dated Tina Munim, an actress but their relationship ended up in 1983.

Then he dated Richa Sharma, an actress for some time. And then decided to tie the knot with her only. They both got married in 1987. This couple also has a daughter named ‘Trishala’. But, as we know that the history repeats itself, Richa passed away after 8 years of marriage in 1996, due to cancer. After her death, their daughter started living with her Maternal grandparents in the United States.

After that Sanjay dated a model named ‘Rhea Pillai’ for a short time and then they both married in 1998. But, due to some personal issues they decided to end this marriage and took divorce in 2005.

Then, finally, he meet an actress named ‘Manyata or Dilnawaz Sheikh’ and they both tied the knot in 2008. Now they both are living happily with a mutual understanding. This couple also has a son named ‘Shahraan’ and a daughter named ‘Iqra’.


As an Actor

In 1972, Sanjay Dutt started his career in the Bollywood film ‘Reshma Aur Shera’. In this movie, he played the role of a Child Actor. Then, in 1981 his first film named ‘Rocky’ got released in which he worked as a lead actor. Then, in 1986 he was counted among the leading Bollywood heroes of that time. This is because he has given a successful blockbuster film named ‘Naam’. After that, he worked in many films. The dialogues of his movie ‘Munna Bhai’ got hit. In this movie, he played the role of Murli Prasad or Munna Bhai. This is the iconic role in his career. In 2011, he also got a chance to appear in a TV show – Bigg Boss Season 5 as a co-host.

As a Politician

Sanjay Dutt got a ticket to contest the election of Lok Sabha in 2009, by Samajwadi Party. But, he was not able to start the campaign and also has withdrawn his candidature as there was some illegal possession of arms cases found from him.

As a Producer

Sanjay produced a film name Shortkut in 2009.


  • He was imprisoned for five months for keeping illegal drugs in 1982.
  • In 1993, he was arrested during Mumbai Serial Blasts for occupying illegal arms under TADA.
  • Audio of a conversation between Sanjay Dutt and Chhota Shakeel got leaked, which rocked Bollywood in 2002.

Car Collection

  1. Red Ferrari 599 GTB,
  2. Porshe SUV,
  3. Rolls Royce Ghost,
  4. A two-seater Audi R8,
  5. Audi Q7,
  6. BMW 7 Series

His Favourite Things

FoodTandoori Chicken
Actor Amitabh Bachchan,
Rajesh Khanna
Actress Sharmila Tagore,
Book A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins
SingerLata Mangeshkar,
Kishore Kumar

Some Unknown Facts

  • Photography, Cooking, Workouts and horse riding are his hobbies.
  • He is a follower of Lord Shiva.
  • There is a biopic on Sanjay Dutt’s life named ‘Sanjiu’ in which Ranbir Kapoor played the role of Sanjay Dutt.
  • He was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer in august 2020.

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