Sanjay Dutt

Indian actor and politician Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt is an Indian film actor, 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.
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Biography
Sanjay Dutt's personal information overview.
Birthday
29 July 1959
home town
Maharashtra
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Sanjay Dutt at BJP venue, eyebrows raised in political circles - Times of India
Google News - almost 2 years
Financial Express Sanjay Dutt at BJP venue, eyebrows raised in political circles Times of India Mumbai, May 2 () After keeping aloof from public glare for months following his release from prison, Bollywood actor and 1993 serial bomb blasts convict Sanjay Dutt turned up at an event organised by the BJP at a Mumbai suburb on the Maharashtra Day ... Sanjay Dutt shares stage with BJP leaders, eyebrows up in political circlesThe Indian Express Sanjay Dutt stuns Congress, shares stage with BJP leadersDaily News & Analysis Baba bats for BJPMumbai Mirror Sirg.co -gulfnews.com all 8 news articles »
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Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt freed from jail in weapons case
Yahoo News - almost 2 years
NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt said freedom was "the most amazing thing" after he left prison Thursday upon completing his five-year sentence for illegal weapons possession in a case linked to the 1993 terror attack in Mumbai.
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Sanjay Dutt says Manyata still unwell, police to seek medical opinion
The Times of India - about 4 years
Manyata was discharged from hospital late last month after doctors performed a second procedure on her to remove water from her lungs.She lost over two kilograms, said a source close to the family.     
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Sanjay Dutt in Thanedaar
The Times of India - about 4 years
Sanjay Dutt in Thanedaar     
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Sanjay Dutt gets another month's parole extension
The Times of India - about 4 years
    
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Sanjay Dutts parole extended for a month
Bollywood Hungama - about 4 years
Sanjay Dutt who is out on a parole currently received yet another extension from the jail authorities. The actor was granted this leave from jail on the basis of the wife's ailment. Readers must be aware that the actor's wife Manyata was recently admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after she became unwell. While her doctor revealed that she was kept under observation, they refrained from divulging too many details about her health condition. And now owing to her illness, the actor's parole has been extended. The actor has been serving imprisonment for illegal possession of arms and ammunitions.
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Sanjay to shift Manyata to Lilavati hospital for kids
Bollywood Mantra - about 4 years
Sanjay Dutt has decided to move ailing Manyata to Lilavati Hospital, Bandra near his house, Imperial Heights so that their two kids, Iqra and Shaharaan could see their mother and spend some time with her.
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Sanjay Dutt seeks extension of parole
The Times of India - about 4 years
    
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Sanjay Dutt rehearses for play in Yerwada Jail
The Times of India - about 4 years
Sanjay Dutt rehearses for play in Yerwada Jail     
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Sanjay Dutt granted 14 day furlough
Bollywood Hungama - over 4 years
We had recently reported that actor Sanjay Dutt had applied for a 14 day furlough for his leg treatment which has now been granted by the jail authorities. Sanjay Dutt has been out of jail for about 14 days already as he was granted with a parole a few days before. And now, the actor will return to his cell on October 29. The parole was too granted by the court on medical grounds post which this extension was granted. Sanjay Dutt is currently serving imprisonement for 42 months on the grounds of illegally possession of arms and ammunitions during the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
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Sanjay Dutt gets 14 days furlough extension
Bollywood Mantra - over 4 years
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt who was on leave from jail on medical ground has applied for furlough extension from the jail authorities which they have accepted.
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Sanjay Dutt applies for 14 days' more leave
The Times of India - over 4 years
Actor Sanjay Dutt, who is on leave of furlough for 14 days from Yerawada Central Prison, has applied for an extension of 14 more days citing health reasons.     
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Bollywood actor granted 2-week break from prison
Yahoo News - over 4 years
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was temporarily released Tuesday from an Indian prison where he is serving time for illegal possession of weapons linked to the 1993 terror attack in the financial capital of Mumbai.
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Imprisoned Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt gets 2-week break for good behaviour
Yahoo News - over 4 years
MUMBAI, India - Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been temporarily freed from an Indian prison where he is serving time for illegal possession of weapons linked to Mumbai's 1993 terror attack.
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Sanjay Dutt’s play cancelled due to security issues
The Times Of India - over 4 years
Sanjay Dutt and director Rajkumar Hirani’s efforts have gone in vain.     
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Timeline
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    FIFTIES
  • 2016
    Age 56
    After serving his sentence, Dutt was released from Yerwada Central Jail on 25 February 2016.
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    After serving his sentence with good behaviour and conduct, he was released on 25 February 2016.
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  • 2013
    Age 53
    He was paroled from 21 December 2013.
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    On 14 May, Dutt withdrew the mercy plea and surrendered to the Mumbai Police on 16 May 2013.
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    In March 2013 the Supreme Court upheld Dutt's five-year sentence, 18 months of which he already spent in jail during the trial.
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  • 2010
    Age 50
    He was then appointed General Secretary of the party, leaving that post in December 2010.
  • FORTIES
  • 2009
    Age 49
    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.
  • 2008
    Age 48
    Dutt married Manyata (born Dilnawaz Sheikh) in 2008 in a private ceremony in Goa, after two years of dating.
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  • 2007
    Age 47
    On 27 November 2007, Dutt was granted bail by the Supreme Court.
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    On 22 October 2007 Dutt was back in jail but again applied for bail.
    Dutt appealed against the sentence and was granted interim bail on 20 August 2007 until such time as the TADA court provided him with a copy of its judgement.
    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.
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  • 2006
    Age 46
    The case came to court in 2006 and during the period of 2006–2007, Dutt spent seven months in Arthur Road Jail and Pune prison on three occasions for the offences.
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    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.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1998
    Age 38
    Dutt's second marriage was to model Rhea Pillai in 1998. They divorced in 2005.
  • 1997
    Age 37
    He was again released on bail in April 1997.
  • 1995
    Age 35
    Dutt was granted bail by the Supreme Court of India in October 1995 but was re-arrested in December 1995.
  • 1993
    Age 33
    In April 1993, he was arrested under the provisions of the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA).
    Dutt's first film after his 1993 arrest 1997's Daud which did not manage to sustain its phenomenal opening at the box office and was declared an average.
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    Three weeks before its release, however, in April 1993, he was arrested, charged with involvement in the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
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    Dutt was arrested under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act in April 1993.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1989
    Age 29
    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.
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  • 1987
    Age 27
    Sanjay Dutt married actress Richa Sharma in 1987.
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  • 1986
    Age 26
    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.
  • 1985
    Age 25
    In 1985 he shot for his first film in three years, Jaan ki Baazi (1985).
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  • 1982
    Age 22
    He went on to star in Vidhaata, the highest grossing Hindi film of 1982 along with the super hit Main Awara Hoon (1983).
  • 1981
    Age 21
    Sanjay Dutt made his Bollywood movie debut with the box office hit Rocky in 1981.
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1959
    Born
    Born on July 29, 1959.
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