Who Is Sanjay Dutt?


Sanjay Balraj Dutt aka Sanjay Dutt is an Indian, actor, and producer. Sanjay is the son of Bollywood famous actor, director, producer, and politician Sunil DuttHe is mainly known for his tremendous work in the Bollywood film industry. Sanju is well known for successful movies such as Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003), Musafir (2004), Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), and Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007). Dutt’s family and close friends call him ‘Sanju‘ and Fan’s called him Sanju Baba

In 1971, he first appeared as a Child artist with his father Sunil Dutt’s crime drama film ‘Reshma Aur Shera‘, where he played very small ‘Qawwali singer’s‘ character. In 1981, the Actor debuted his Bollywood career with Sunil Dutt’s ‘Rocky’ and played the Rocky (lead) character in that film. This film got success at the box office. After the massive success of Rocky, Sanjay starred Bollywood famous director Subhash Ghai’s drama film ‘Vidhaata’ in 1982 and that film was the highest grossing Hindi film of 1982.

Early life


Sanju was born on 29 July 1959, Bombay State, Mumbai, India. His father Sunil Dutt is actor, director, producer, and politician and mother Nargis Dutt was an actress. His mother died in 1981, shortly before his debut film Rocky’s premiere. The actor has two younger sisters Priya Dutt (politician) and Namrata Dutt.

The actor completed his schooling from The Lawrence School in Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh, India. After that, he didn’t continue his studies and joined his father to build his career in Bollywood.

Sanjay’s personal life was full of problems. Since the young age, he started taking drugs. In 1993, he arrested under TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities) Act. He was also arrested for having illegal AK-56 rifles which is a part of a large consignment of arms connected to the terrorists. His life becomes worst after the demise of his first wife, Richa Sharma, from cancer in 1996. The actor was released from jail on 25 February 2016 after serving his sentence.

Debut & Success


In 1971, he first appeared as a Child artist in his father Sunil Dutt’s crime-drama film ‘Reshma Aur Shera‘, where he played very small  ‘Qawwali singer’s‘ character. In 1981, the Actor debuted his Bollywood career with Sunil Dutt’s ‘Rocky’ and played the Rocky (lead) character in that film. This film got success at the box office.

After the massive success of Rocky, Sanjay starred in directed by Rakesh Kumar’s romantic-drama film ‘Johny I Love You (1982)’, which was not done well at the box office. At the same year, Sanju baba appeared in Bollywood famous director Subhash Ghai’s action-drama film ‘Vidhaata’ and that film become the highest grossing Hindi film of 1982. This film was the first breakthrough of Sanju’s career. This film helped him to establish himself as an action hero in Bollywood industry. In 2003, Sanjay starred Bollywood popular director Rajkumar Hirani’s comedy-drama film ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S’. That film created a new history of Sanju’s career. Sanjay received Filmfare Awards for Best Comedian award.

In the trial period (2006 – 2016), he can’t able to concentrate on his career and can’t able to show his acting skills. After a lot of difficulties, he made a fresh start of his career.

Sanju appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films. Maximum movies were super hit at box office. Now Sanjay Dutt counted as one of the successful and established actors in Bollywood industry. Sanjay also set to debut as a producer with Prassthanam‘ film, which is the Hindi remake of the Telugu film ‘Prasthanam (2010)’. His production banner name is ‘Sanjay Dutt Productions Pvt. Ltd‘.

Personal Life


Sanjay Dutt was linked with many actresses like Farah Naaz, Rekha, Tina Munim, Kimi Katkar, Anita Raj, Lisa Ray and more. But in 1986, he met Richa Sharma in a film Mahurat and fell in love. Later, Sanjay finally proposed Richa at the set of  ‘Aag Hi Aag’ (1987). Sanju Baba married Richa Sharma in 1987.

After 9 years, Richa died suffering from a brain tumor in 1996. Together they have one daughter Trishala Dutt (Born: 1988). Sanju got married 2nd time with model Rhea Pillai in 1998. After 10 years of married life, the couple decided to separate and their divorce granted in 2018. Same year on 7 February 2008, Sanju tied the knot 3rd time with Maanayata Dilnawaz Shaikh (Maanayata Dutt). On 21 October 2010, Sanjay and Maanayata become the proud parents of twins kids: a son Shahraan Dutt and a daughter Iqra Dutt.

Social Accounts

Sanjay Dutt Full Details


Below are the complete details about Sanjay Dutt (Age, Height, Body measurement, Shoe Size, Social Accounts, Family, Friends, Address, House, Affairs, Controversies, Favorite Things, Hobbies, Vehicle Collection, Car Collection, Movies, Bike Collection, Net Worth, Income, Side Business, Hit Flop, Upcoming Movies, Awards, Unknown facts and more details).



  
Personal Life
Childhood Picture/Video
NameSanjay Dutt.
Real NameSanjay Balraj Dutt.
Other Name/NickNamesSanju Baba, Sanju.
Born29 July 1959.
Age59 Years. (As In 2019).
Birth PlaceBombay, State of Bombay (Mumbai), India.
NationalityIndian.
OccupationFilm actor, film producer, politician, television presenter.
ReligionHinduism.
Astrological signleo
Physical Info/Stats
Height- 6 Feet 0 Inches.
- 1.82 Meters.
- 182 Centimeters.
Weight
(Approx.)
90 kg
Body Measurements
(Approx.)
Chest: 44 Inches.
Waist: 38 Inches.
Biceps: 18 Inches.
Eye ColorDark Brown.
Hair ColorSalt & Peeper (natural hair color along with gray).
Shoe Size10 Inches (US).
Trade Mark1. The original Bad Boy of Bollywood.
2. Unique Walking Style.
Education
SchoolLawrence School in Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh, India.
CollegeN/A.
Educational QualificationHigh School Passed.
House & Address
Residence/HouseHouse 1: 58/Smt Nargis Dutt Road, Pali Hill Bandra, Mumbai 400050.
Office AddressOffice 1: Plot No 101 & 102, Mayfair Melody, Tagore Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai - 400054.
Family & Friends
FatherSunil Dutt (Actor, producer, director, and politician).
Born: 6 June 1929, Punjab, Pakistan.
Died: 25 May 2005, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Aged: 75 Years.

MotherNargis Dutt (Actress).
Born: 1 June 1929, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Died: 3 May 1981, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Aged: 51 Years.
BrotherN/A
SisterYounger: Priya Dutt (Politician).
Born: 28 August 1966.
Age: 52 Years. (As In 2019).


Younger: Namrata Dutt.
Best Friends Paresh Ghelani (Kamlesh), Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan.
Social Accounts
FacebookSanjay Dutt Facebook
InstagramSanjay Dutt Instagram
TwitterSanjay Dutt Twitter
YouTubeN/A.
WebsitesSanjay Dutt Productions Website
Contact NumberN/A.
Controversies
DrugsIn 1982, he was arrested for possessing illegal drugs and imprisoned for 5 months.
RehabilitateWe all know Sanjay Dutt started taking drugs at the young age. He confessed that from heroin to cocaine, he had tried everything. Dutt had gone under 2 years of rehabilitation to get rid of this addiction in Texas, America in 1984.
Chhota Shakeel ControversyIn 1991, a conversation audio was leaked between Sanjay Dutt and underworld don Chhota Shakeel. Though there was no full-proof evidence against Dutt, it led to a great controversy.
TADA & Illegal Weapon CaseHe was arrested for having illegal AK-56 rifles which is a part of a large consignment of arms connected to the terrorists during the 1993 Serial Bomb blasts at Mumbai. Two FIR filed against him under TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities) Act and weapon act.
ImprisonmentOn 31 July 2007, TADA Court cleared him of charges related to the Mumbai blasts and sentenced him 6 years of imprisonment for possessing illegal weapons. On 21 March 2013, the Supreme Court of India reduced the sentence from 6 years to 5 years imprisonment. The actor was released from jail on 25 February 2016 after serving his sentence.
Political CareerIn 2009, Sanjay Dutt was deided to contest the Lok Sabha elections, but due to his illegal arms act and controversial involvement in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts , Supreme court rejected his candidacy for the election.
Spouse & Children
Marital StatusMarried.
Spouse1. Manyata Dutt (Dilnawaz Shaikh)(Actress, Model, Producer) - (Married: 7 Feb 2008 - Present).
Born: 22 Jul 1979.
Age: 39 Years. (As In 2019).


2. Rhea Pillai (Actress, Model) - (1998 - 2008).
Born: 1965.
Age: 54 Years. (As In 2019).


3. Richa Sharma (Actress) - (1987 - 1996).
Born: 6 Aug 1963.
Dead: 10 Dec 1996.
Aged: 33 Years.
Wife OccupationManyata Dutt (Actress, Model)
Childrens1. Daughter: Trishala Dutt.
Born: 10 Aug 1988.
Age: 30 Years. (As In 2019).
Daughter of Sanjay Dutt and Richa Sharma.


2. Son: Shahraan Dutt.
Born: 13 Nov 2010.
Age: 8 Years. (As In 2019).


3. Daughter: Iqra Dutt.
Born: 13 Nov 2010.
Age: 8 Years. (As In 2019).

Girlfriends & Affairs
Tina Munim (Actress).
(1981-1983)

Indian business magnate Anil Ambani's present wife Tina Ambani.

Farha Naaz (Actress).
Richa Sharma (Actress).
(1987-1996)
Lisa Ray (Actress, Model).
Madhuri Dixit (Actress).
(1990-1993)
Rhea Pillai (Actress, Model).
Nadia Durrani (Actress).
Maanayata (Dilnawaz Shaikh)(Actress, Model, Producer).
Favorites & Hobbies
HobbiesPlaying Guitar, Photography, Cooking, workouts, Horse Riding.
Favorite FoodTandoori Chicken, Chicken Tikka.
Favorite BookA Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins.
Favorite PerfumeArmani, Diptyque, Azzaro, Tuscany
Favorite ActorBollywood: Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna.
Hollywood: Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Favorite ActressSharmila Tagore, Nargis.
Favorite SingersLata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar.
Favorite SportCricket, Mixed martial arts (MMA), Wrestling.
Favorite Holiday DestinationsLondon, France, Africa, Singapore.
Net Worth & Income
Salary
(Approx.)
Per Add: ₹50 Lakhs - 1 Crore (INR).
Per Movie: ₹5 - 8 Crore (INR).
Net Worth
(Approx.)
$55 Millon (US).
₹350 Crore (INR).
Vehicle Collection
Bike CollectionDucati Multistrada 1200 (2011).

Shah Rukh Khan gifted this bike to Sanjay.
Car Collection# Range Rover SV Autobiography (₹2.11 Cr.).


# Rolls Royce Ghost.


# Audi R8.


# Ferrari 599 GTB.


# Audi Q7 (2017).


# BMW 7 Series (2017).
Other N/A.
Career
DebutBollywood Debut:
Reshma Aur Shera (1971) - As a child artist.


Rocky (1981) - Lead Actor.


TV Debut:
Bigg Boss Season 5 (2011) - co-host with Salman Khan.
Breakthrough/Turning Point MoviesNaam (1986).


Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003).
Total MoviesClick Here To Know.
Hit/Flop & Box OfficeClick Here To Know.
Awards
Awards Wins17 (Till 2017).
Click Here For Details & Updates.
Total Nominations27 (Till 2017).
Click Here For Details & Updates.
Other RecognitionsClick Here For Details & Updates.
Other Business/Side Business
Own Cricket ClubN/A.
Production HouseSanjay Dutt Film Productions Pvt Ltd.
OtherN/A.
Upcoming Movies
StarringSanjay Dutt Upcoming Movies



Sanjay Dutt Unknown Interesting Facts


17Mothers Dream

His mother, Nargis’s last wish is to watch her son on the silver screen. But unfortunately, she died on 2 May 1981 due to cancer, 5 days before the release of ‘Rocky (1981)’.

16Drug Addiction

We all know Sanjay Dutt started taking drugs from the young age. He confessed that, from heroin to cocaine, he had tried everything. Dutt had gone under 2 years of rehabilitation to get rid of this addiction in Texas, America in 1984. Dutt is also reported to be a heavy drinker and smoker.

15Wanted to settle down in America

While his drug rehab programme began in 1984, he decided to settle down in America. But later he changed his mind.

14‘Sunjay’ to ‘Sanjay’

After came from the drug rehabilitation center, he changed the spelling of his name from ‘Sunjay’ to ‘Sanjay’ as he wanted to a new life.

13Controversial Audio Leaked

In 1991, an audio was leaked where there was a conversation between Sanjay Dutt and underworld don Chhota Shakeel. Though there was no full-proof evidence against Dutt, it led to a great controversy.

12Imprisonment

He was arrested for having illegal AK-56 rifles which is a part of a large consignment of arms connected to the terrorists during the 1993 Serial Bomb blasts at Mumbai. Two FIR filed against him under TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities) Act and weapon act. On 31 July 2007, TADA Court cleared him of charges related to the Mumbai blasts and sentenced him 6 years of imprisonment for possessing illegal weapons. On 21 March 2013, the Supreme Court of India reduced the sentence from 6 years to 5 years imprisonment.  On 25 February 2016, The actor was released from jail after serving his sentence.

11Love Of Life

His beloved first wife, Richa Sharma, Richa died suffering from a brain tumor in 1996. His life becomes worst after the demise of his first wife.

10Lost Daughter’s Custody

After the death of his first wife, Richa, Sanjay lost the custody of her daughter, Trishala Dutt. Trishala started living with her maternal grandparents in the United States.

9Gym Trend Maker

Sanjay Dutt has created the gym trend in the Bollywood. Stars like Salman Khan credited Dutt as the inspiration to build muscular physiques.

8Huge Breakthrough

The National Award-winning blockbuster film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003), is the counted as the most iconic film for Sanjay Dutt career.

73rd Marriage

After two years of dating, on 7 February 2008, Sanju tied the knot 3rd time with Dilnawaz Shaikh (Maanayata Dutt) in a secret ceremony in Goa.

6Maanayata’s Unknown Fact

Wife Maanayata Dutt was previously married to a struggling writer in Bollywood, Meraj Ul Rehman Shaikh. Together Manyata and Meraj have a son that was born in 2005. His name is Mustafa.

5Actress Maanayata

Sanju’s wife Maanayata did her first film ‘Lover’s Like Us’ in 1975 as Dilnawaz Shaikh.

4Dated So Many Girls

Sanjay Dutt was linked with many actresses like Farah Naaz, Rekha, Tina Munim, Kimi Katkar, Anita Raj, Lisa Ray and more. In ‘Sanju (2018)‘ film he stated, he dated almost 350 girls.

3Sanju (2018)’ Film

On June 29, 2018, a biopic based on his real-life story and incidents titled ‘Sanju’ released in which he also made a special appearance.

2Gift From Friend

Besides Paresh Ghelani (Kamlesh), SRK, Salman Khan & Ajay Devgn are his good friends, In 2011, Shah Rukh Khan gifted him a 1200cc ‘Ducati Multistrada‘ bike.

1Production House

He has established his production company by the name Sanjay Dutt Productions. His wife Maanayata and daughter Trishala Dutt manages the company.


The info was collected from a various news site, TV shows and celebrities social profiles. We will update the unknown facts list day after day. So if you like this article or you are a fan of Sanjay Dutt then I hope you will share this article with your friends. If you think I missed anything then please comment on below comment section.


 

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