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Sanjay Dutt

Indian Politician
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Born Jul 29, 1959

Sanjay Dutt is a prominent Indian Hindi film actor, producer and politician. Dutt, son of Hindi film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, made his acting debut in 1981, he has since featured in films that are amongst some of the most popular Hindi Language films of the past three decades.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1959 Birth Born on July 29, 1959.

TWENTIES

1981 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Dutt, son of film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, made his acting debut in 1981. … Read More
1982 - 1986 3 More Events
1987 27 Years Old Dutt married actress Richa Sharma in 1987. … Read More
1989 29 Years Old His performances in both Kabzaa (1988) and J. P. Dutta's 1989 Hathyar. were also both well received by critics although both films only managed average collections at the box office. … Read More

THIRTIES

Dutt was arrested under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA) in April 1993, due to terrorist interactions, and illegal possession of a 9mm pistol and an AK-56 assault rifle. … Read More
1994 34 Years Old Dutt was unable to act for the next four years due to his subsequent arrests and bails although many incomplete films released featuring Dutt during this time that all sank without a trace, the 1994 hit Aatish being the only exception, which was completed before his 1993 arrest.
1997 37 Years Old Dutts first film post his 93 arrest was the 1997 Daud which despite witnessing a phenomenal opening at the box office didn't manage to sustain and was declared a flop.
1998 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Dutt's second marriage was to model Rhea Pillai in 1998. They divorced in 2005.

FORTIES

2000 40 Years Old His role in 2000's Mission Kashmir won him critical acclaim and a number of awards and nominations, as did his subsequent performance in Kurukshetra. … Read More
2006 46 Years Old 1 More Event
The nation became transfixed with Dutt's court ongoings which saw him found not guilty of terrorism related acts but jailed for short periods on two occasions between 2006–2007, as he was found guilty 'under the possession of arms act'. … Read More
On 31 July 2007, the TADA court sentenced Dutt to six years' rigorous imprisonment for illegal possession of weapons and cleared him of charges relating to the Mumbai blasts. … Read More
2008 48 Years Old Dutt married Manyata (born Dilnawaz Sheikh) in 2008 in a private ceremony in Goa, after two years of dating. … Read More
2009 49 Years Old Dutt has said that "I am not a politician but I belong to a political family." He was persuaded by a close friend to contest the 2009 Lok Sabha elections as a candidate for the Samajwadi Party but withdrew when the court refused to suspend his conviction.

FIFTIES

2010 50 Years Old He was then appointed General Secretary of the party, leaving that post in December 2010.
The Supreme Court of India, in a judgement on 21 March 2013, convicted Dutt of illegal possession of arms relating to the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. … Read More
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