Veteran Actor Sanjay Dutt is one of the most successful actors in the Indian Film Industry. In a life that has largely been highlighted with controversies, Sanjay Dutt has always managed to stay on the top of the game.
Son of popular actors Sunil Duty and Nargis, Sanjay Dutt made his Bollywood debut in 1981 with his father’s directorial ‘Rocky’ and since then he had shined like a diamond in the Bollywood Industry. In a career spanning more than four decades, Sanjay Dutt played each character brilliantly and gained global recognition.
From Rocky to Sadak 2, Sanjay Dutt has been part of some of Bollywood’s greatest movies and his fans have cheered every character and movie that the actor has taken on. After debuting in Rocky, his film Naam released in 1986 was a turning point in Dutt’s career. It was his first successful and commercial success.
Sanjay Dutt then went on to star in commercial successful films like Imaandaar , Inaam Dus Hazaar , Jeete Hai Shaan Se, Mardon Wali Baat , Ilaaka , Hum Bhi Insaan Hai , Kanoon Apna Apna and Taaqatwar. His success continued in the 1990s with films that include Khatarnak, Thanedaar, Khoon Ka Karz, Yalgaar, Gumrah, Sahibaan, Sadak, Saajan, and the most famous Khalnayak.
As the decade went on, Sanjay continued to play lead roles in films such as Jodi No 1, Kaante, Pitaah, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S, Parineeta, Dus, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Dhamaal, Shootout at Lokhandwala, All the Best, Double Dhammal, Son of Sardar, Agneepath, Sadak 2, etc that has garnered him critically acclaimed success.
Sanjay Dutt aka Sanju Baba will be now seen in the historical film ‘Bhuj The Pride of India’ and is currently working as the main antagonist of KGF Chapter 2. Sanjay Dutt is also the recipient of many awards including two Filmfare Awards and three Screen Awards.
But the aforementioned things are something many of us are aware of Sanjay Dutt. So on the occasion of Sanjay Dutt’s 62nd Birthday, here we present you five unknown facts about our beloved superstar.
1. First Bollywood Debut Film
Sanjay Dutt first appeared in Bollywood as a Child Artist in the film Reshma Aur Shera in 1972.
2. Sanjay Dutt chose acting as he considered it to be an ‘Easy Job’.
This is quite interesting right! Sanjay Dutt during his college days had made up his mind that he wanted to become an actor as he considered it to be an easy job. When he explained his views with his father Sunil Dutt, it made his father extremely angry. Sunil Dutt then explained to him that if acting was such an easy job then every person would try their hand at it. Sunil Dutt made sure that Sanjay undergoes two years of training before doing a movie.
3. Sanjay Dutt had married thrice!
Sanjay Dutt first married actress Richa Sharma in 1987 and the two had a daughter, Trishala. Just four months after their daughter was born Richa started getting severe headaches and she died of a brain tumor in 1996. He had his second marriage with the model Rhea Pillai in 1998 and was divorced in 2005. Sanjay Dutt had his third and most successful marriage with Manyata Dutt in 2008 and the couple have twins Shahraan and Iqra. The couple is presently enjoying their life and setting family goals.
4. Sanjay Dutt is a Food Lover.
Though Sanju Baba has won a million hearts with his extremely fit and muscular physique, his love for food is incomparable. Sanjay Dutt loves food and he is quite fond of eating Tandori Chicken.
5. Sanjay Dutt favourites!
Sanjay Dutt loves acting and he considers Sylvester Stallone, Amitabh Bachchan, and Rajesh Khanna as his idols. He is also a big fan of Sharmila Tagore Nargis’s acting skills.
On his birthday, NLC Wishes the Legendary Actor Sanjay Dutt a blockbuster year ahead.