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Overview (4)

Born in Bombay, State of Bombay, India
Birth NameSanjay Balraj Dutt
Nicknames Sanju Baba
The Nayak of Hindi Cinema
The Arnold Schwarzenegger of India
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Sanjay Dutt, son of Nargis and Sunil Dutt, was first featured in Rocky (1981), the movie was a box office hit.

Sanjay's personal life was exacerbated by drug problems, and he later lost his wife Richa Sharma, to cancer. He was also arrested for having illegal weapons, and was imprisoned. After his release, he appeared in three consecutive hits; Daag: The Fire (1999), Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999) and Vaastav Vaastav: The Reality (1999), His performance in Vaastav Vaastav: The Reality (1999) earned him many Best Actor Popular awards, including FilmFare.

Sanjay then appeared in many movies such as Mission Kashmir (2000), Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) and Carry On, Munna Bhai (2006) which also earned him many awards.

Recently a biopic on his life was made called Sanju (2018).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Moi-me

Is great friends with director Sanjay Gupta, actor Aditya Pancholi, actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar and actor Sunil Shetty. One can see various combinations of all these people in almost all of Sanjay Dutt's movies.

His sister is married to Kumar Gaurav, the one-hit wonder of 80s. Kumar Gaurav gave a super-duper hit in his debut

subsequent films flopped. Both of them featured in a movie for the first time in the movie - Naam (1986). Sanjay was given all the credit for the movie's success and he has never looked back ever since.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rohit Singh

Spouse (3)

Manyata Dilnawaz Shaikh (7 February 2008 - present) ( 2 children)
Richa Sharma (1987 - 1996) ( her death) ( 1 child)
Rhea Pillai (? - 2008) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (4)

The orignal Bad Boy of Bollywood
Muscular Physique
Unique Walking Style
Tallest Megastar in Hindi Cinema

Trivia (126)

Son of Sunil Dutt and Nargis. Grandson of Jaddanbai. Nephew of Anwar Hussain and Akhtar Hussain.
Two sisters, Priya and Anju.
Is insomniac
Has a daughter, Trishala, who studies Forensic Science in America.
Son of Nargis.
Son of Sunil Dutt.
Brother of Priya Dutt.
Brother of Namrata Dutt, wife of Kumar Gaurav.
Hosted popular reality game show Bigg Boss along with Close Friend Salman Khan.
Uncle to Bollywood actors Nilesh Sahay and Nazia Hussain.
Cousin to Bollywood actress Zahida Hussain (mother's niece).
Nephew to Bollywood actor Som Dutt (Dads younger brother).
Hindi Megastar.
His favorite actor is Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Nephew is Los Angeles-based Rapper Dirty Grim. Dirty Grim (Karam Patel) is the son of Dimple Patel and Hollywood movie producer Raju Patel.Karam Patel is the grandson of Bollywood legend Rajendra Kumar. Karam Patel is the owner of the record label "Genocide Entertainment".Karam is a Rapper, Producer,Audio Engineer, Graphic Designer.He is responsible for producing and finding several new music talent.Karam Patel (Dirty Grim) has released the following albums, "King of Terrors Mixtape" ,"Dum It Down", "Project Mayhem", "The Grave Digger" and "Reloaded". Karam (Dirty Grim) has several music videos posted on youtube.
Nephew of Akhtar Hussain and Anwar Hussain (Nargis' brothers).
A major WWF/WWE and UFC fan. Attempted to start a MMA company in India in 2011.
Original choice for Deepak Malhotra's role in Yash Chopra's Lamhe.
Producer/ Director AmarJeet is married to Nargis' s niece Rehana.
Former brother in law of actors Tarun Dhanrajgir and Sabita Dhanrajgir. They are the maternal cousin's off Sanjay's former wife Rhea Pillai.
Ex wife Rhea Pillai was related to the famous Dhanrajgir family from her maternal side. Members included Jyotika Dhanrajgir ( She was engaged to Legend Feroz Khan).
Sanjay entered a drug program in Texas. The drug rehab programme began to heal Sanjay in 1984 so much so that he decided to settle down in America.
Wife Manyata Dutt was previously married to a struggling writer in Bollywood, Meraj Ul Rehman. Together Manyata and Meraj have a son that was born in 2005. His name is Mustafa.
A sister in law named Nishad. A brother in law named Naved. They are the siblings of wife Manyata.
Wife Manyata did her first film " Lover's Like Us" under her real name Dilnawaz Shaikh.
Former son in law of Kailash and Mina Sharma ( Ex wife Richa Sharma 's parents.).
Former sister in law's are Abha Sharma and Enna Sharma. They are the sister's of ex wife Richa Sharma.
Brother in law of actress Sahila Chaddha ( Married to cousin Nimai Bali).
Cousin to Nimai Bali ( Dad Sunil Dutt's younger sister Rani Bali's son).
Starred in Sanjay Gupta's shelved film " Dostana". Co starring Fardeen Khan and Shilpa Shetty.
Starred in the shelved film Kissa Kartoos. Directed by Ketan Mehta.The film was restarted as Mangal Pandey in 2004.
Starred in Venus Creations shelved film " Killer" directed by Sanjay Gupta. Co starring Sri Devi and Kumar Gaurav. This was in 1993.
Went for a world tour concert with Salman Khan in May 1998. They went to cities in Canada, America and Canada.
Went for a world tour concert with Shahrukh Khan in 2000. They went to cities in Canada , America and England.
Went for a world tour concert with Jeetendra, Sri Devi and Gulshan Grover in May 1992. They visited cities in Canada, America and England.
Went for a world tour concert with Sunny Deol, Salman Khan, Bobby Deol, Amisha Patel in April 2003. They visited cities in Canada , America and England.
Starred in the shelved film, Divya Films, "Mera Jhoota Hain Japani". Starring Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Tabu, Suman Raganathan,Sadashiv Amrapurkar,Shakti Kapoor,Vishwajeet Pradhan. Produced by Sudhakar Bokade,Suresh Amin. Directed by Rahul Roy. Music Anu Malik. This was in 1997.
Starred in the shelved movie,G.S. Films International's "Devatma"(1990) Starring Jeetendra, Sanjay Dutt,Jaya Pradha, Shilpa Shirodkar,Gulshan Grover,Kiran Kumar, Tej Sapru,Charanjeet,Alok Nath, Music by Bappi Lahiri, Produced Charanjeet,Yatinder Singhal, Directed by Sameer Malkan.
Starred in the shelved movie,R.K. Nayyar Films "Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai"(1990) Starring Sanjay Dutt,Madhuri Dixit, Shakti Kapoor,Kader Khan,Tej Sapru,Mangal Dhillon, Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal, Produced by R.K Nayyar, Directed by Sameer Malkan.
Starred in the shelved movie,"Sadak 2" (1997) Starring Sanjay Dutt, Pooja Bhatt,Priya Gill,Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Produced by Mukesh Bhatt, Directed by Mahesh Bhatt.
Starred in the shelved movie, Mumbai Talking Pictures "Chakra"(1997) Starring Sanjay Dutt, Sushmita Sen,Aruna Irani,Amrish Puri, Music by Anu Malik,Vishal Bharadwaj,Produced by Sanjay Dutt, Kumar Gaurav, Directed by Dilip Shukla.
Starred in the shelved movie,Bappi Sonie Productions "Tere Pyar Ki Kasam"(2001) Starring Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty,Mahima Chaudhary,Tarun Khanna,Hrishita Bhatt,Om Puri, Shivaji Satam,Kabir Bedi,Music by Anu Malik, Produced by Shagun Wagh,Sanjay Jumani,Bhappi Sonie,Saagrika, Shakti Sonie, Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar.
Starred in Sudhir Mishra's shelved film " Ek Raat Achanak" directed by Sudhir Mishra co starring Tejaswini Kholapure. Written by Anurag Kashyap. This was in 2002 .
Starred in the shelved movie,Navchetna Films "Saza" (2000) Starring Arshad Warsi,Raj Babbar,Parikshit Sahni,Kiran Kumar,Kader Khan,Johny Lever,Arjun,Himani Shivpuri,Satyen Kappu,Junior Mehmood,Master Omkar Kapoor,Habib Bhopali,Shabnam Khan, Special Appearance Sanjay Dutt. and Shilpa Shetty, Produced by John Paul,Moiz Ahmed,Directed by Hashem Al-Sadique.
Starred in the completed and shelved movie Satish Khanna Productions " Mohabbat Ho Gayee Hain Tumse" (2004) Starring Sanjay Dutt, Chandrachur Singh, Shamita Shetty, Puru Raaj Kumar, Anupama Verma,Rajiv Verma,Shyama Deshpande,Paresh Rawal,Alok Nath,Tinnu Anand. Music by Sanjeev-Darshan, Produced by Satish Khanna,Dhiraj Gupta,Gautam Kapur, Directed by Rishi Talwar.
Daughter Trishala Dutt was born on August 10, 1988.
After Mission Kashmir, Vidhu Vinod Chopra wanted to direct a romantic film titled "One Plus One".(2001).starring Sanjay Dutt, Karishma Kapoor. Music by Adnan Sami. The film was shelved after announcement.
Started a production company Foursome Production Entertainment with Ajay Devgan, Sunil Shetty and Nitin Manmohan. They had planned a huge budgeted war film titled "Vande Mataram". Starring Sanjay Dutt , Ajay Devgan and Sunil Shetty. The film was based on the India/Bangladesh war of 1971. After JP Duttas film Line of Control flopped, they shelved the film.
Starred in Pankaj Kharbanda and Boney Kapoor's shelved movie, " Dost - My Best Friend". Starring Sanjay Dutt, Aftab Shivdasani, Rimmi Sen, Ruchita Pandya. Directed by Veena Bakshi. The story line was about a 6 year old girl who gets separated from her parents. The girl then meets Sanjay Dutt, who is playing the role of GOD.Sanjay then helps the girl meet her parents. The film was being shot in Romania.When the film got delayed it was impossible to start shooting once again. This was due to the girl Ruchita growing up in height. This caused continuity problems. Boney had no choice but shelve the film.
Starred in Kumar Sanu's shelved home production . The film co starred Priyanka Chopra and was to start in March 2006.
Is a heavy drinker and smoker.
As a child,Sanjay Dutt was kidnapped by dacoits on the sets of the film Mujhe Jeene Do. He was returned unharmed after a day.
A relative of author Kavita Chibber.Kavita's mother's elder sister was a lady named Saroj. Saroj married Sunil Dutt's elder cousin Mulk Raj Dutt.
Ex wife Rhea Pillai was married to Micheal Pinto. Micheal is the son of former Miss India 1962 runner up, Anna Pinto. Micheal also has a famous model sister, Vanessa Pinto. Rhea had moved to California in the early 90's with Michael. The marriage broke up after 6 months.
Starred in Hiren Bafna's shelved film "Mamta" (1993). Starring Sanjay Dutt, Neelam, Shehzad Khan. Directed by Kishore Vyas.
Starred in the shelved film "Abhi Abhi" (1984) Starring Sanjay Dutt,Tina Munium,Amjad Khan, Kulbushan Kahrbanda. Music by RD Burman. Produced by Moti Dadelaney, directed by Lekh Tandon.
Actor Baldev Khosa married Sanjay Dutt's aunt (Sunil Dutt's cousin sister).
Starred in the shelved film Saamna: Producer Subrat Das, Director K. Bapaiah, with Sridevi; announced in the early 1990's.
Starred in the shelved film Jazbaa: A Sanjay Gupta thriller with Sanjay Dutt, Arjun Rampal, Fardeen Khan, Aftab Shivdasani and Suniel Shetty. Shooting should have started in August 2007 in Chicago/USA but Sanjay Dutt's legal hassles plus his fallout with Gupta were the end of this project.
Starred in the shelved film Just Punjabi: a) Announced in 2003 by producer Bunty Walia, to be directed by Apurva Lakhia, with Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Lara Dutta - but never made. Rumours say that Walia in 2007 made up his mind to revive this project, again with Sanjay. b) Producer Bunty Walia revived 2007 his film project Just Punjabi (a Hindi version of My Big Fat Greek Wedding) which was announced a few years ago and later nearly forgotten. At that time Apoorva Lakhia was to direct the film but after the Ek Ajnabee flop Lakhia turned to Shootout at Lokhandwala. Now first-timer Jaspreet Walia is to direct the film. Back then, it was reported that Sanjay Dutt had been signed for the lead role while Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai were in talks to act in the film. While Sanjay is still said to be a part of the project, Walia has reportedly approached Ash and Abhi for other main roles in the film. But menawhile it looks like the project is cancelled again.
Ek Ajeeb/Anokhi Prem Kahani: Producer Jhannu Sugandh and director Mahesh Manjrekar wanted to make this bi-lingual film telling the unconventional love story about a blind girl and a disfigured man (Kareena Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt). Both Sanjay and Kareena mentioned the project in several interviews in 2000 and in 2001. Unfortunately, the project was cancelled later. Mahesh: "I had a script called Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani about a blind girl and a disfigured man with Kareena Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt. I can't make such films in Hindi." But obviously he still hasn't given up this project completely.
Starred in the shelved film , Shantidoot: In 1985, Sanjay was signed for Sawan Kumar Tak's ambitious 3-D project, based on a Hollywood super-hero fantasy. Maybe the project was too ambitious.
Starred in the shelved film Raj Kumar Santoshi Project: Raj Kumar Santoshi, who always wanted to work with Sanjay Dutt, had finally signed him for a film based on Asghar Wajahat's play Jis Lahore Ni Vekhya O Jammiya Nahin... (One who hasn't seen Lahore hasn't been really born as yet). The play is about the Partition and its fallout on relationships. The film was to be shot in Hyderabad. Santoshi narrated the story to Sanjay on the sets of Anil Kapoor's Shortkut, and Sanjay agreed immediately as he loved the story. According to Santoshi, Sanjay was play a Muslim, a "very powerful role"; as his co-stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vidya Balan, Neha Uberoi and even Salman Khan were in talks... Too bad the project never went off. (In November 2008 the Mid-Day wrote about a Santoshi project for SDP with Neha Uberoi and Akshaye Khanna - is this the same one or another?).
Starred in the shelved movie Jungle: This was to be Sanjay's debut film as producer, directed by Rahul Rawail and with Lisa Ray (replaced by Tisca Chopra) in the female lead. But the project didn't promise to fulfill Sanjay's expectations so in 1991, he cancelled it.One of the reasons's were Lisa Ray unable to learn any Hindi.
Starred in the shelved film, Devatma: Producer Dr. Y. Singhal & Dr. D.P. Garg, Director Sameer Malkan, with Shilpa Shirodkar; announced in the early 1990's.
Starred in the shelved film, Azaab: Director Farooque Siddique, with Farah and Amrish Puri; mahurat in the end of 1987.
Starred in the shelved film, Dost - My Best Friend:Starring Sanjay Dutt, Aftab Shivdasani , Reema Sen. In 2004, Sanjay's ex-secretary-turned-producer Pankej Kharbanda launched this film with a script by Veena Bakshi who also was to direct. It was the story of a six-year-old girl who gets separated from her parents in India and lands up in Romania (supposedly abducted) where she meets Sanjay who helps her returning to her parents. The first scenes shot in Romania obviously didn't satisfy Kharbanda. I have no idea about this project's further proceedings.
Starred in the shelved film, Dhee Remake: Script writer Kona Venkat offered a Hindi remake of the Telugu hit Dhee to Sanjay who allegedly bought the rights of this romcom and roped in director Indra Kumar. Buzz was that, besides Sanjay, both Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan were to act in the movie which was planned to go on floors in March 2012. But that never happened, and since in August 2012 another Dhee remake (Mirattal) was released, a similar project with Sanjay has become very unlikely.
Starred in the shelved film , Anokhi Ada: Producer Satish Khanna, Director Bharat Rangachary, with Raveena Tandon and Niki Aneja; announced in the early 1990's.
Starred in the shelved film Choodiyaan: Producer Sunderdas Sonkia, Director J.P. Dutta, with Madhuri Dixit and Raveena Tandon ( Replaced Manisha Koirala), announced in the early 1990's .It was restarted with Bobby Deol, Tabu, Mamta Kulkarni in 1996. It once again got shelved.
Starred in the shelved movie "Alert 24x7": Psycho thriller; director Sojan Joseph, writer Dilip Shukla (Dabangg), starring Sanjay Dutt, Kabir Bedi, Raveena Tandon and Anupam Kher. Shooting started in Goa in July 2011. Stalled due to the producers' financial problems.
Starred in the shelved film ,Kasoor: Producer Bunty Behl, Director Mahesh Bhatt, with Dimple Kapadia; announced in the early 1990's.
Starred in the shelved film, Nayak: A Ram Gopal Varma film with Sanjay Dutt and Urmila Matondkar. About 35% of the scenes had been shot when Sanjay's arrest in 1993 stopped the production. After his release in 1995, Nayak was expected to become Sanjay's comeback film. But then Varma shelved the project and started a new one with Sanjay and Urmila. Allegedly Sanjay after his release was unhappy with the story of Nayak as he was to play an underworld don fighting a politician (Naseeruddin Shah) who very much resembled Bal Thackeray whom Sanjay respects immensely.
Starred in the shelved film ,Kalyug: Producer Mukesh Bhatt, Director Mahesh Bhatt, with Pooja Bhatt,Ajay Devgan,Lisa Ray ( Replaced Manisha Koirala),Mink Singh(Replaced Raveena Tandon). The film was later restarted and made as Naaraz in 1994.
Starred in the shelved film Tu Hi Meri Arzoo: With Manisha Koirala, mentioned in Movie 2/1993.
Starred in the shelved film, Borivali: Sujoy Ghosh planned this film in 2005 with Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt. Due to various reasons, the project never took off and finally had to give way to Ghosh's Aladin plans.
Starred in the shelved film, Chor Lutere: Rajeev Kumar's film, planned in 1992 with Mithun Chakraborty, Sanjay Dutt and Sumeet Saigal, was never made.
Starred in the shelved film Mumbai Taxi Service: Apoorva Lakhia is planning a film starring Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar and Sunil Shetty, based on a true story he read in the newspaper about an event in Mumbai from 1985 involving some cops. It will be a realistic film like Shootout At Lokhandwala. Producer is Shree Ashtavinayak. Lakhia is also in talks with Amitabh Bachchan. In spite of the plans obviously having been very advanced, the project suddenly was stalled.
Starred in the shelved film Jailor Qaidi: Producer Pushpa S. Chaudhary, Director Partho Ghosh, with Manisha Koirala; announced in the early 1990's.
Starred in the shelved film Sher: In Soham Shah's film (Sher?) Sanjay plays the real life gangster Sharman Munjha Jadeja from Porbandar, Gujarat. The film will be co-produced by Ashtavinayak Cine Vision: "We are extremely thrilled to join hands with Sanjay Dutt Productions. The film will go on floors in May. After this one wraps up, we will start work on Satte Pe Satta." Sharman Munjha was better known as the Robinhood of Gujarat. The Munjha family ruled Porbandar and other places in Saurashtra in the 80s. Besides Sanjay, Vivek Oberoi, Chitrangada Singh, Sunil Shetty, Humaima Mallick, Paresh Rawal, Vinod Khanna are said to be part of the cast. Shooting started in May 2012. Meanwhile, the project ran into two legal troubles and a release is not in sight.
Starred in the shelved film Gangs Of London: Part of a 3-film deal between producer Bunty Walia and Sanjay Dutt. The other two movies are Lamhaa and Just Punjabi. Sanjay will play a ganglord in the film. Talking about the project, Bunty says, "Bhupinder Singh has penned the script, which is about the various gangs Punjabi, Pakistani, Bangladeshi that operate in London. I liked the idea of Indian gangs operating in foreign country with their own ideas and principles. Sanju's gang doesn't allow prostitution and drugs in their area." Originally, ad filmmaker Shamin Desai was to direct Gangs Of London but he was replaced by the producer's brother Juspreet Singh Walia who studied filmmaking in New York. Sanjay Dutt leads a Punjabi gang in the heart of London. It will to be a huge production with six heroes and will be shooted in a start-to-finish 75-day schedule in London. Foreign technicians, Pakistani actors, two heroines and a lot of Indians settled in London will be part of the cast and crew. Vishal-Shekhar will score the music. Says Sanjay Dutt, "It's an interesting film emotional with an high acting quotient, and is set in one of my favourite cities London... I won't be wearing a turban. The beard will be stylised like the ones the youth in London sport." Gangs of London is a story of two brothers and their friends who get into problems with other gangs because they protect people from drugs and prostitution. Sanjay's brother will supposedly be played by Bobby Deol, other members of his gang "Khalsa" are Sunil Shetty, Shaad Randhawa, Dino Morea and Tusshar Kapoor. And Arjun Khanna has already created an all-leather chains-and-boots look for Sanjay.
Starred on the shelved film Tala Chabi (1988) . Starring Vinod Khanna, Sanjay Dutt, Produced by Romu Sippy,Directed by Raj N Sippy. The film was earlier to be made with Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborthy, Rati Agnihotri.
Starred in the shelved film Indradhanush: Producer Salim signed Sanjay for this film but in the early 1990's, Sanjay walked out of the project, the reasons being contradictory as the withdrawal obviously didn't happen amicably. The project was cancelled thereafter. The film was to be directed by Raj N Sippy.
Starred in the shelved film Power: After Raj Kumar Santoshi's The Outsider with Amitabh Bachchan had been temporarily postponed, Santoshi had instead moved to another crime thriller for the same producer Firoz Nadiadwala. This crime thriller was to feature Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt in stellar roles; also part of the cast were Anuradha Patel, Lekha Washington and Ameesha Patel. The mahurat took place on September 22, 2010; shooting started October 4 and was to take place in Mumbai, Bhopal, Muscat and Dubai. However, after Ajay walked out of the project (and later allegedly in again) it has obviously been shelved as Santoshi didn't succeed to get same dates from all the busy stars again.
Starred in the shelved film Ranveer: In the Filmfare 12/2003, Sanjay mentioned this AB Corp. production of Rajkumar Santoshi with Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan in which he, being a close friend to both of the Bachchans, had agreed to do a supporting role. But the film was never made.
Strarred in the shelved film Unreleased film/song DARPOK,Year: 1987,Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Madakini and Dharmendra,Director: Ashok Gaekwad Music Director: Anu Malik.
Starred in the shelved film Mushkil (1989) Starring Raj Babbar, Sanjay Dutt,Madhuri Dixit,Preeti Sapru, Avtar Gill. Produced by Gopal Aggarwal, Music by Bappi Lahiri. Directed by Mahesh Bhatt.
Starred in the shelved film Mukti: K Sera Sera's film Mukti was announced in the end of 2007, to be directed Ajay Phansekar and starring Sunil Shetty, Jaya Bachchan and Rimi Sen. In August 2008, however, it was to be read that Shabana Azmi had replaced Jaya Bachchan and that now also Vinod Khanna, Jackie Shroff and Sanjay Dutt would act in Mukti. It's about a cop who shoots a child in an encounter. Ravi Kishen, another actor in this film, mentions in an interview that he would do this film for Popcorn Entertainment. Maybe Sunil is coproducing this film and Sanjay thus became a part of the project... Anyway, the project has disappeared without a trace.
Starred in the shelved film, Biwi I Love You / Meri Biwi Ko Salaam: In 2000, Sanjay mentioned in several interviews film projects with two different titles starring him and Karisma Kapoor, so it is possible that both meant the same Satish Kaushik project which obviously never became more than a plan.
Starred in the shelved film Padosan Remake: For a long time, a remake of this successful comedy from 1968 failed because of the rights; Sanjay Dutt tried in vain to get them. After Shemaroo finally bought the rights, Neeraj Vora was to direct the film with Sanjay Dutt, Paresh Rawal and Riteish Deshmukh in the roles initially played by Kishore Kumar, Mehmood and Sunil Dutt (originally Govinda was planned instead of Paresh). Saira Banu's role was to be played by Katrina Kaif. But after having been announced in 8/2007, the project was never made.
Starred in the shelved film,Bihaad... Outlawed: Sanjay Dutt, Bunty Walia and Juspreet Walia are producing the action thriller Bihaad, Milan Luthria is the director. Sanjay himself has given the plot to Luthria and developed the story with him. It's going to be a true story, a realistic and harsh, but not a dark film. It will be shot in a rural area, planned are the jungles in Madhya Pradesh and the ravines of Chambal Valley. A first poster has already been published, but obviously Ajay Devgn has opted out of the film since that as the project was delayed for many years. Later it seemed to be on again but even then nothing happened. Obviously the project is shelved for good.
Starred in the shelved film, Chakra: This was Sanjay's second attempt as producer, together with his brother-in-law Kumar Gaurav who also was to direct the film (Mumbai Talking Pictures). Sushmita Sen was announced to play the female lead, and the role of the villain should go to Sanjay's cousin, TV actor Nimai Bali for whom Chakra should become the debut on the silver screen. But in 1999, Sanjay stated that "the film did get started but we felt something was missing. Nothing was falling into place... so we shelved the project".
Starred in the shelved film Zameen: In 1987, Suresh Malhotra launched this production, directed by Ramesh Sippy, with Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit( Replaced Amrita Singh), Vinod Khanna, Rajnikant and Sanjay Dutt. But soon date hassles delayed the project, and Suresh Malhotra concentrated more on his Time Machine project while Zameen was put into the backwater and, after Sanjay's re-arrest in 1994, obviously was cancelled completely. Naseeruddin Shah was in the film but later dropped out due to not being interested in the film.
Starred in the shelved film Happily Divorced: Indra Kumar planned this film for Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision starring Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Govinda and Akshaye Khanna (1/2010). Finally, however, he opted for Dhamaal 2.
Starred in the shelved film,Alibaug: A Sanjay Gupta film, based on an episode from Gupta's life. This film revolves around a young professor, who was once the life of his college. He is now dying, but has something to take care off before he breathes his last. He wishes to bring together his favorite bunch of students, who've drifted apart, and let the mad race of life take over their existence. Will the dying man help them make regain their lives?... Sanjay Dutt was to make a Special Appearance, but in March 2008 he asked Gupta to replace him. He had shot for ten days in June 2007, but after his separation from White Feather Films and Gupta and with his many other pending commitments, Sanjay obviously didn't find place for Alibaug anymore in his schedule. His role went to Irrfan Khan. But even then, the film was never completed.
Starred in the shelved film Aur Ganga Behti Raheen (1990) Starring Sanjay Dutt, Produced by Sunil Dutt, Directed by J.P. Dutta.
Starred in the shelved film "Maseeha" (Messaiah) (1991) Starring Sanjay Dutt, Kumar Gaurav, Amrita Singh, Madhuri Dixit, Produced and Directed by Sunil Dutt. Sunil Dutt was to make this film in the late 60's with Leena Chandarvarkar. Sunil Dutt then shelved it and launched Leena in Man Ka Meet. Sunil Dutt then restarted the film in 1979 with Rakhee (Later replaced by Reena Roy). He ended up shelving the film due to Nargis's ill health.
Starred in Mukesh Duggal's untitled film costarring Pooja Bhatt and Atul Agnihotri. This was in 1992. Sanjay Dutt had written the script himself. He was to play a man with a mentality of a 12 year old kid.
Proposed marriage to Farha Naaz in 1986.
Went to college with former Miss India ,the ever controversial Pamela Bordes (Pamela Chaudry Singh).
Starred in the shelved film Ajanta Arts, Jab Pyar Hua Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Sanjay Dutt, Padmini Kholapure,Music R.D. Burman, Produced and Directed by Sunil Dutt.
Was involved with a Filipino girl who worked as a airhostees for a Saudi airline. Her name was Sha. This was in 1985. She was based in Frankfurt .
Wanted to remake the film K-9 in 1991. After that did not work out, Sunny Deol wanted to remake the film.
Starred in the shelved film produced D.K.Chawla ,Directed by Partho Ghosh. Manisha was signed for the film. It was shelved once D.K.Chawla passed away suddenly.
Starred in Rakesh Nath's shelved film "Mehboob" (1992). Starring Sanjay Dutt,Madhuri Dixit.
Starred in the shelved movie Shemaroo Video Co's "Bal" (1992). Starring Sanjay Dutt, Karishma Kapoor.
Starred in the shelved film "Chand Sitare Gawah Hain" (1992). The film was based on reincarnation. Directed by Mahesh Bhatt.
Signed Sachin's first home production under his new banner Sushriya Arts. This was in 1992. The film got shelved.
Starred in the shelved film Anwar Ali's "Karzdaar"(1988).Starring Vinod Khanna, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff. Directed by Mahesh Bhatt.
Was involved with Azra Adam (O Azra Adam) in 1986. She is the daughter of former actress Nasreen ( Sister of Shakila and Noor).Noor was married to actor Johnny Walker. Azra's sister Zohra acted in Johnny Walker's directorial debut Pahunchey Huwe Log (1986). She is now known as Zohra Shafi and is based in Seattle Washington, USA.
Starred in the shelved film Annadatta (1986) Starring Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit.
Rajendra Kumar wanted Sanjay Dutt to marry his younger daughter Kaajal in 1986. She is now known as Tulsi Chellaram.
Signed K.K.Talwar's love story in 1991. The film was set in the hills. Starring Sanjay Dutt,Zeba Bhaktiar. The film eventually got shelved.
Sanjay Gupta wanted to remake Indecent Proposal with Sanjay Dutt,Manisha Koirala and Kumar Gaurav as the husband. He later dropped all plans when Rakesh Roshan was making Karobaar.
Starred in the shelved film Neha Arts "Dus" (1997). Starring Sanjay Dutt (Replaced Shah Rukh Khan), Salman Khan, Vinod Khanna ( Replaced Nana Patekar), Raveena Tandon, Shilpa Shetty( The role was originally to be done by Prabhudevaa. When he left the film they made the role into a female commando),introducing Rahul Dev. Music by Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Produced by Nitin Manmohan, Mukul Anand, Rahul Anand, Directed by Mukul Anand.
Starred in the shelved movie "Shivam "(1990) Starring Sanjay Dutt,Anita Raaj,Produced by Bobby Raaj,Directed by David Dhawan.
Starred in the shelved movie Jhelum (1993/1998). Starring Sanjay Dutt,Raveena Tandon, Produced by Sundar Lal Shokia,Directed by J.P.Dutta. Dutta wanted to make the film with Vinod Khanna in 1979. But due to Khanna joining Osho, all plans were dropped. Later Dutta tried to start the film with Sunny Deol after Border. But Sunny Deol and Dutta had a falling out regarding his role in Border. Finally Jackie Shroff signed the film in 1998. Dutta shelved the film to work on Aakhri Mughal. Dutta once again tried to start the film in 2000 with Sunil Shetty.
Love Story, written by the Mirza Brothers was originally to be made under the Rose Movies banner produced by Ramesh Behl. It was to be directed by Sunil Dutt and was to star Sanjay Dutt and Tina Munim. However the writers had a fall-out with Ramesh Behl and they took the script to Rajendra Kumar who then launched his son Kumar Gaurav.
Starred in Baldev Pushkarna's shelved film "Akaash"(1982). Starring Rati Agnihithri, Sanjay Dutt. The film was about a hijacking with Sanjay Dutt as a pilot.
Cousin brother named Ishrat Hussain. Hussain is the son of writer Akhtar Hussain (Nargis's brother). Ishrat is the life partner of Rita Mehta Hussain.Their son name is Vishal. Vishal and his mother Rita are the owner and operator of the world famous company Mila's Fine Footwear. Vishal is also the owner of the world famous radio station The Haze FM. Vishal is also the owner of Ontario Sports Radio. He is also the director of AM 950 in Mississauga,Ontario,Canada. He is also the CEO of Entertainment 720. Vishal and his family is based in Mississauga,Ontario,Canada.
Was briefly involved with Dev Anand's daughter Devina in 1983. She was trying to get him off drugs at this point . Dutt would always take Devina for rides in his imported cars. This would make Dev very furious at Devina.. They finally went their own ways for unknown reasons.
Cousin of producer Jaffar Hussain ( Nargis brother Akhtar's son).
Cousin of Ajanta Arts Production controller Sarwar Hussain. Sarwar is the son of actor Anwar Hussain (Nargis'e brother).
In 1983, Sanjay Dutt had signed a film titled Yeh Kaisi Milan. He opted out due to his drug problem. Jackie Shroff was then signer for the film. The film was eventually shelved.
Signed the film "Agnibandhan"(1994). Starring Jackie Shroff, Sri Devi,Sanjay Dutt.Produced by Sudhakar Bokade and directed by Lawrence DSouza . Later the lead cast opted out and Saif Ali Khan,Pooja Bhatt,Atul Agnihothri was signed. The film's title was changed to Sambandh. The film would not release for over 13 years due to legal problems. It was finally released with the title "Sanam Tere Kasam.
Starred in the shelved film "Jung" (1982) Starring Dharmendra,Salma Agha,Sanjay Dutt.

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About Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003): "It's a kind of satire on the medical profession, but at the same time, it's a fun film, though not a slapstick comedy. The jokes and dialogs aren't written to evoke a forced laughter; I'd say it's situational. Munnabhai is comical because of the way he is. But at the core, it's a very emotional film. It will be a really fantastic film. The script is amazingly hilarious. It's not an inspired story, it's original. Munnabhai was one role I couldn't refuse, as it's in a league of its own. Suddenly, due to one jhatka in his life, he decides to become a doctor. So how a bhai enrolls in a medical college and goes to study medicine is very funny as an idea."

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