Interesting Facts and Figures : Sanjay Dutt

March 19th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

Sanjay Dutt Sanjay Dutt: Sanjay Dutt, son of Nargis and Sunil Dutt, was first featured in Rocky (1981). Although the film did well, it failed to promote him as an established actor. Sanjay’s personal life was exacerbated by drug problems, and worsened with the demise of his first wife Richa from cancer, and his arrest under TADA. He was also arrested for having illegal possession of several AK-57 weapons, and was imprisoned while the case continued. After his release, he appeared in three consecutive hits, all of which brought him moderate success.

Birthday: 29th July, 1959 in Mumbai.

Spouse: Richa Sharma (1987-1996) (her death).

Rhea Pillai (? –January 2008) (divorced).

Dilnawaz Shaikh aka Manyata (2008-present)

Debut Film: Rocky (1981).

Major Impact: Khalnayak (1993).

Successful Films: Vidhaata (1982), Naam (1986), and Hathyar (1989) Daag The Fire (1999), Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999), Vaastav (1999), Mission Kashmir (2000), Kaante (2002), Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003), Parineeta (2005), Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006).

Awards: Two time winner of the Filmfare Best Actor Award.

Upcoming Films: Blue and Koochie Koochie Hota Hai.

Facts we didn’t know:

He belongs to a village near district Yamuna Nagar (Haryana). The village’s name is Mandhaulli. His beloved mom’s (Nargis Dutt) memorial grave is still there on the bank of river Yamuna.

He was educated at the Lawrence School, Sanawar.

On 16 December 2008, Sanjay Dutt was appointed a goodwill ambassador for the Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Micro-algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition (IIMSAM). He will be promoting the use of spirulina to help the organization’s fight against malnutrition and hunger. His role will also support the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by mainstreaming the use of spirulina. -Sampurn Media
Sanjay Dutt

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