Sanjay Dutt is known for his excellent acting in Hindi cinema. He is a famous actor and producer. People also fondly call him Sanju Baba, Deadly Dutt, Munna Bhai. He has also tried his hand in politics for some time but due to the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, he has been in a lot of discussion. He is accused of having illegally possessed weapons for his self-defense during that time. He has acted in almost every genre of films whether it is action film, comedy film or romance. There are millions of fans of Sanjay Dutt’s ‘walking’ style even today.
Sanjay Dutt Biography/Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Sanjay Balraj Dutt|
|Nick Name||Sanju Baba|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer|
|Sanjay Dutt Height||In Centimeter- 183 cm|
In Meter- 1.83 m
In Feet- 6’0 Feet
|Weight||In Kilogram- 85 kg|
In Pound- 187 lbs
|Body Measurement||Chest- 44 Inches|
Waist- 36 Inches
Biceps- 16 Inches
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Hair color||Salt & Pepper|
|Date Of Birth||29 July 1959|
|Sanjay Dutt Age (2021)||62 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Home town||Mumbai, Maharashtra,India|
|School||The Lawrence School, Sanawar, HP|
|College/University||Elphinstone College. Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Playing Guitar, Photography, Cooking, Horse Riding|
|Affairs/Girlfriend||Tina Munim (Actress)|
Richa Sharma (Actress)
Madhuri Dixit (Actress)
|Wife||Richa Sharma (Marriage Date- 12 October 1987)|
Riya Pillai (Marriage Year 1998)
Manyata (Marriage Date- 7 February 2008)
|Children||Son- Shahraan Dutt|
Daughter- Trishala Dutt, Iqra Dutt
|Parents||Father- Late Sunil Dutt|
Mother- Late Nargis Dutt
|Sibling||Sister- Priya Dutt, Namrata Dutt|
|Net worth (2021)||21 Million USD|
|Charges Per Movie||6 Crore INR|
Family & Wife
Sanjay was born to famous film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis. His father Sunil Dutt and his mother Nargis have given many superhit films in the Hindi film industry. He has 2 sisters Priya Dutt and Namrata Dutt.
His first marriage was to Richa Sharma but he died in 1996 due to brain tumor. From this marriage they had a girl named Trishala and she moved to the US with her grand parents. After this Sanjay married Riya Pillai but he got divorced from her. Then in 2008 in Goa, Sanjay married Manyata and on 21 October 2010 they became the father of twins. The boy’s name is Shahran and the girl’s name is Iqra.
Early Life and Education
Sanjay did not have much interest in studies, he did his early studies at The Lawrence School, Mumbai and further studies at Elphinstone College.
Sanjay’s career has been full of ups and downs. Due to the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, he had to go to jail several times. Because of this, he had to face a lot of problems in his film career as well. Sanjay first appeared in the film ‘Reshma Aur Shera’ as a child artist but his first film as a lead actor was ‘Rocky’ which was a superhit film of that time. After this he gave many superhit films and worked with almost every good actor but his character of ‘Ballu’ played in the film ‘Khalnayak’ is still fresh in everyone’s mind.
His performance in the film ‘Vaastav’ was highly appreciated and for this he also received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
On August 2020, Sanjay Dutt was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai after having trouble in breathing, after which his report was diagnosed with lung cancer, this cancer of Sanjay Dutt was in the third stage.
Later the hospital sources got the news that Sanjay Dutt’s cancer was in the fourth stage, which is a matter of great concern. Sanjay Dutt had passed the first stage of treatment.
But in the meantime, without taking rest and continuing the battle with cancer, Sanjay Dutt shot for the film ‘Shamshera‘. Very tight security on the sets of the film and all facilities were available for Sanjay Dutt.
Dutt is currently working as the main antagonist on K.G.F: Chapter 2, the sequel to the blockbuster Kannada film, K.G.F: Chapter 1, marking his debut in Kannada cinema. Sanjay will now appear in films like Shamshera and Prithviraj.
Awards and Honors
In a film career spanning more than 37 years, Dutt has won two Filmfare Awards, two IIFA Awards, two Bollywood Movie Awards, three Screen Awards, three Stardust Awards, two Zee Cine Awards, and a Global Indian Film Award.
Facts About Sanjay Dutt
- Sanjay Dutt is fond of horse riding, guitar, cooking and photography.
- During the shoot of his debut film, Rocky (1981), Sanjay Dutt was heavily addicted to drugs.
- Sanjay Dutt has won the Filmfare Award twice in his career.
- In 2009, Sanjay Dutt joined the Samajwadi party as a candidate for elections. However, supreme court disqualified him as a candidate since he was involved in a court case
How many wives Sanjay Dutt have?
Sanjay Dutt got married three times in his life. First to Richa Sharma in October 1987. Second to Rhea Pillai in 1998 and then to his present wife Manyata Dutt in 2008.
How many children does Sanjay Dutt have?
Sanjay Dutt has 3 children Trishala Dutt, Iqra Dutt and Shahraan Dutt.
Why was Sanjay Dutt jailed?
Dutt was arrested under the TADA and the Arms Act in April 1993 and was convicted for violation of Arms Act for possession of illegal weapons procured from other accused in the 1993 Bombay bombings.