Sanjay Dutt

Indian Politician
Born Jul 29, 1959

Sanjay Dutt is an Indian film star, producer and politician, known for his work in Hindi cinema. Dutt, son of 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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1959 Birth Born on July 29, 1959.


1981 21 Years Old 1 More Event
The son of veteran Hindi film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, he made his acting debut in 1981 and has since appeared in more than 100 Hindi films. … Read More
1982 22 Years Old He went on to star in Vidhaata, the highest grossing Hindi film of 1982 along with the super hit Main Awara Hoon (1983).
1985 25 Years Old In 1985 he shot for his first film in three years, Jaan ki Baazi (1985). … Read More
1986 26 Years Old The 1986 blockbuster Naam (1986 film) was Dutt's first major critical success and a turning point in his career, the film firmly cemented him amongst India's finest young mainstream leading actors as he earned praise for his portrayal of an illegal immigrant in Dubai who spirals into a life of crime.
1987 27 Years Old Sanjay 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


Dutt was arrested under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act in April 1993. … Read More
1995 35 Years Old Dutt was granted bail by the Supreme Court of India in October 1995 but was re-arrested in December 1995.
1997 37 Years Old He was again released on bail in April 1997.
1998 38 Years Old Dutt's second marriage was to model Rhea Pillai in 1998. They divorced in 2005.


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.


2010 50 Years Old He was then appointed General Secretary of the party, leaving that post in December 2010.
In March 2013 the Supreme Court upheld Dutt's five-year sentence, 18 months of which he already spent in jail during the trial. … Read More
2016 56 Years Old 1 More Event
After serving his sentence with good behaviour and conduct, he was released on 25 February 2016. … Read More
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