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Sanjay Dutt Bio, Age, Movies, Wife, Family, Children, Net Worth & Wiki

Sanjay Dutt is a very famous actor and producer of the Bollywood film industry. He is also known as ‘Sanju Baba’ and ‘Munna Bhai’.  Sanjay has appeared in more than 180 Hindi films. He got great success as the lead actor in movies ranging from Romance to Comedy, or Roles of Thugs, Gangsters, or Action movies gave him a lot of appreciation.

Sanjay Dutt was born on 29 July 1959 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is the son of veteran actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt. He has two younger sisters Priya Dutt and Namrata Dutt. Dutt married thrice in his life. Sanjay married actress Richa Sharma in 1987. The couple was blessed with a daughter Trishala in 1988, who now lives in the U.S with her mother’s parent. His first wife Richa died in 1996 because of a brain tumor.

Then Sanjay Dutt married Rhea Pillai in 1998 but they got divorced in 2005. He then married to Manyata Dutt after two years of dating in a private ceremony in Goa in 2008. On October 21, 2010, he became the father of twins, a boy, and a girl. Their names are Iqra and Shahraan.

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt Wiki/Bio

Birth NameSanjay Balraj Dutt
Nick NameSanju Baba, Munna Bhai
Age(as in 2020) 61 Years
DebutFilm (Child Actor): Reshma Aur Shera (Hindi; 1972)
Film (Lead Actor): Rocky (Hindi; 1981)
Film (Producer): Shortkut (Hindi; 2009)
TV: Bigg Boss Season 5 in 2011 (co-host with Salman Khan)
Famous RoleMurli Prasad Sharma (Munna Bhai) in the "Munna Bhai Series" Films
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignLeo
Birth PlaceBombay(Now, Mumbai), India
Date of Birth29 July 1959 (Wednesday)
NationalityIndian
Residence58 Smt Nargis Dutt Road, Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai 400050
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesPlaying the Guitar, Photography, Cooking, Doing Workouts, Horse Riding
Political InclinationIn the 2009 Lok Sabha Elections, he was offered a ticket from the Samajwadi Party to contest the election. However, he withdrew when the court refused to suspend his conviction in the illegal possession of arms case. His sister, Priya Dutt, is a Member of Indian National Congress (INC)

Family

Mother's NameLate Nargis Dutt (Actress)
Father's NameLate Sunil Dutt (Actor)
BrotherNot Known
Sister Priya Dutt (Politician), Namrata Dutt (both younger)

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsTina Munim, Actress (1981-1983)
Richa Sharma, Actress (1987-1996)
Madhuri Dixit, Actress (1990-1993)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseFirst Wife: Richa Sharma, Actress (m. 1987-till her death in 1996)
Second Wife: Rhea Pillai, Model (m. 1998; div. 2005)
Third Wife: Manyata Dutt, Actress (2008-Present)
Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenSon- Shahraan (from Manyata Dutt)
Daughter(s)- Trishala Dutt (from Richa Sharma), Iqra Dutt (from Manyata Dutt)

Education

SchoolThe Lawrence School, Sanawar (Near Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh)
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
ProfessionActor, Film Producer
Brands EndorsedPolio treatment
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size44
Biceps Size16
Waist Size36

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityPunjabi
Blood GroupO (+ve)
Hair ColorSalt & Pepper
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationNot Known
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known
TatoosUpper Arm (Left Shoulder)- Om Namah Shivaya, written in Sanskrit
Upper Arm (Right Shoulder)- A Dragon breathing fire
Right Arm- Two Samurai soldiers one below the other, one in black and white, the other colorful, with Japanese flowers falling over them
Left Shoulder Blade- Shiv Gayatri Mantra
Left Forearm- A snake and “Dilnawaz," his wife Maanayata's real name
Right Forearm- A lion and the words “Simba Rules"
Chest- His parents’ names Nargis in Urdu and Sunil Dutt in Devanagari
Neck- A Tibetan Om, his birth sign Leo and a red-inked tattoo of the numerical one

Style Quotient

Cars CollectionRed Ferrari 599 GTB, Porsche SUV, Rolls Royce Ghost, a two-seater Audi R8, Audi Q7, BMW 7 series
Bike CollectionHarley-Davidson Fat Boy

Favourite Things

Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Favourite FoodTandoori Chicken
Favourite ActorsSylvester Stallone, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna
Favourite SingerLata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
Favourite ActressSharmila Tagore, Nargis
Favourite BookA Stone For Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins
ControversiesIn 1982, he was arrested possessing illegal drugs and was imprisoned for 5 months.
In 1993, he was arrested under TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act) for possessing illegal arms (in this case AK-56) during the 1993 Mumbai Serial Blasts. However, he was released on bail in October 1995, but was re-arrested in December 1995. In April 1997, he was again released on bail.
He spent 7 months in Pune's Arthur Road Jail during the period of 2006-07.
On 31 July 2007, TADA Court cleared him of charges related to the Mumbai blasts and sentenced him 6 years of rigorous imprisonment for possessing illegal weapons and was moved to the Yerwada Jail in Pune. On 20 August 2007, he was granted bail and on 22 October 2007, he was again sent to Jail. On 27 November 2007, the Supreme Court granted him bail.
On 21 March 2013, the Supreme Court of India upheld the TADA verdict, however, reduced the sentence from 6 years to 5 years imprisonment and was given a month to surrender.

Life Journey

Sanjay Dutt completed his schooling at The Lawrence School, Sanwar(Near Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh). After schooling, Sanjay Dutt did not join any educational institute. He was good at the study but at the same time, he grievously addicted to drugs during his high school days. Later, he decided to leave this bad habit and became successful to get rid of it through drug rehabilitation. He also changed his name from ‘Sunjay’ to ‘Sanjay with an aim to begin a new life with a new name.

Sanjay Dutt Family

Sanjay Dutt Family

Sanjay’s mother had a life-threatening disease Pancreatic Cancer, and after a long period of suffering with it, she died on 2 May 1981. Posterior her death, when he saw an audio record of Nargis struggling for her life, he lost into gloom and wept for many days, as in it, she revealed her last wish for his son to preserve his natural instinct throughout his life and to never show off.

Sanju made his Hindi film acting debut as a child actor with the film ‘Reshma Aur Shera’ in 1972, In 1981, He made his lead role debut with the hit film Rocky, That was a big hit on Theaters.

Sanjay Dutt Net Worth

Sanjay Dutt earns the majority of his earning from Brand Endorsements for which he charges Rs. 5- 6 Crores, As of now he has a total net worth of $30 Million. With such an achievement, He is always ahead when it comes to social cause and charity work.

Estimated Net Worth in 2020 (Approx)$ 30 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2019(Approx)Under Review
Salary₹5-6 Crore/Film
Income SourceActor, Film Producer

Sanjay Dutt is the Brand Ambassador for Polio treatment and various other states of India for tourism. Also, he is among the highest payer of income tax in the country.  Apart from acting, Dutt is also a film producer, stage performer, and reality TV show Host. He has also invested in multiple real – estate properties.

Sanjay Dutt owns Multiple Houses in Mumbai. Sanjay Dutt Lives in 58 Smt. Nargis Dutt Road, Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai. The road is named after his mother. Sanjay bought this House in 2009. The Present Value of the House is around Rs. 3.5 Crores.

Sanjay Dutt Father

Sanjay Dutt Father

Career

‘Naam’ was Dutt’s second movie and first big critical success for him which was released in 1986. He kept on delivering hit movies in the 1990s, with films such as Aatish: Feel the Fire and Saajan among several others. In 1999, he touched the sky with his superhit movie- Vaastav: His role as Raghunath Namdev Shivalkar or Raghu was highly appreciated by the film critics and audiences.

He acted the National Award-winning film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. which won him several awards in 2003. This movie’s sequel Lage Raho Munna Bhai was one of the biggest hits of his career.

In the 2009 Lok Sabha Elections, Samajwadi Party gave him a ticket to contest the election, but due to his illegal possession of arms case, he couldn’t start the campaign and withdrew his candidature. In the same year, he also produced a film ‘Shortkut.

Sanjay Dutt appeared as a co-host with the actor Salman Khan in a TV show Bigg Boss Season 5 in 2011.

In Agneepath which released he played the role of a psychotic villain Kaancha, which was immensely praised by audiences and critics. He then played a cameo in the highly acclaimed film PK in 2014.

Movies List

1971Reshma Aur Shera
1981Rocky
1982Johny I Love You, Vidhaata
1983Main Awara Hoon, Bekaraar
1984Zameen Asmaan, Mera Faisla
1985Do Dilon Ki Dastaan, Jaan Ki Baazi
1986Naam, Mera Haque, Jeeva
1987Imaandaar, Naam O Nishan, Inaam Dus Hazaar
1988Mardon Wali Baat, Khatron Ke Khiladi, Mohabbat Ke Dushman, Kabzaa, Jeete Hain Shaan Se
1989Do Qaidi, Ilaaka, Kanoon Apna Apna, Taaqatwar, Hum Bhi Insaan Hain, Hathyar
1990Zahreelay, Kroadh, Thanedaar, Tejaa, Khatarnaak, Jeene Do
1991Khoon Ka Karz, Do Matwale, Saajan, Sadak, Yodha, Qurbani Rang Layegi, Fateh
1992Adharm, Sahebzaade, Sarphira, Yalgaar, Jeena Marna Tere Sang
1993Kshatriya, Gumrah, Sahibaan, Meri Aan, Khalnayak
1994Zamane Se Kya Darna, Insaaf Apne Lahoo Se, Pyar Ka Rog, Amaanat, Aatish: Feel the Fire
1995Andolan, Jai Vikraanta
1996Vijeta, Namak
1997Mahaanta, Daud, Sanam
1998Dushman, Achanak, Chandralekha
1999Daag: The Fire, Kartoos, Safari, Haseena Maan Jaayegi, Vaastav: The Reality, Khoobsurat
2000Khauff, Baaghi, Chal Mere Bhai, Mission Kashmir, Kurukshetra, Raju Chacha, Jung, Nidaan
2001Jodi No.1
2002Pitaah, Hum Kisise Kum Nahin, Yeh Hai Jalwa, Maine Dil Tujhko Diya, Hathyar, Annarth, Kaante
2003Ek Aur Ek Gyarah, LOC Kargil, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
2004Plan, Rudraksh, Deewaar, Rakht, Musafir
2005Shabd, Tango Charlie, Parineeta, Dus, Viruddh... Family Comes First, Shaadi No. 1, Ek Ajnabee, Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!
2006Tathastu, Zinda, Taxi No. 9211, Anthony Kaun Hai, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Sarhad Paar
2007Eklavya: The Royal Guard, Nehlle Pe Dehlla, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Dhamaal, Om Shanti Om, Dus Kahaniyan
2008Superstar, Woodstock Villa, Mehbooba, C Kkompany, Kidnap, EMI
2009Kal Kissne Dekha, Luck, Shortkut, Blue, All The Best: Fun Begins, Aladin
2010Lamhaa, Knock Out, Tees Maar Khan, No Problem, Toonpur Ka Super Hero
2011Ready, Double Dhamaal, Chatur Singh Two Star, Rascals, Ra.One, Desi Boyz
2012Agneepath, Department, Son of Sardaar
2013Zila Ghaziabad, Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke, Policegiri, Zanjeer
2014Ungli, PK
2017Bhoomi
2018Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3
2019Kalank, Torbaaz, Prasthanam Remake, Panipat
2020Sadak 2

Facts About Sanjay Dutt

  • Does Sanjay Dutt drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Does Sanju Baba smoke?: Yes
  • He was out of work for 4 years; after he was arrested in 1993 for his alleged involvement in the 1993 Mumbai Serial Blasts. The rising stars of that time including Ajay Devgan, Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan, and Akshay Kumar, showed their support for Sanjay Dutt.
  • He plays the guitar very well and has won the Gold medal for playing the guitar in a competition in the USA.
  • Sanju’s younger sister, Namrata Dutt, is married to actor Kumar Gaurav.
  • His present wife’s name is  Manyata, but her real name is Dilnawaz Sheikh.
  • An audio of a conversation between Sanjay Dutt and Chhota Shakeel also surfaced in the media, in which Sanjay Dutt was heard using abusive language.
  • In the 2009 Lok Sabha Elections, he was offered a ticket from the Samajwadi Party to contest the election. However, he withdrew when the court refused to suspend his conviction in the illegal possession of arms case.
  • At the Yerwada Jail, he was allotted the prisoner number- 16656.
  • At the Pune’s Yerwada Jail, Sanjay Dutt earned ₹38000 in 5 years of his jail term, and after having spent most of it on daily uses, he came out of jail with ₹450.
  • In 2016, Director Rajkumar Hirani announced that he will make a biopic on Sanjay Dutt’s life and also took the first shot when Sanjay Dutt was released from the Yerwada Jail in February 2016.
  • By 2018, it was confirmed that Ranbir Kapoor would play the role of Sanjay Dutt in his biopic titled “Sanju.”
  • In August 2020, he was taken to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital after he complained of chest pain and breathlessness where he was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer; however, he was tested negative for the COVID-19.

FAQs

Is Sanju real story?
‘Sanju’ movies are the biopic of Sanjay Dutt in which Ranbir Kapoor played the role of Sanjay Dutt. It is an endorsed biopic of Sanjay Dutt, as told by Sanjay Dutt! This is the version of his life that he (plus Manyata + family) will want people to believe and remember.
Who is Sanjay Dutt's best friend?
Paresh Ghelani is the best friend of Sanjay Dutt. His character is also featured in the film Sanju which was played by actor <a data-ail="16845" target="_blank" href="https://woodgram.com/vicky-kaushal-biography/" title="Vicky Kaushal">Vicky Kaushal</a>. This film shows how Paresh was supporting Sanjay Dutt in every problem.
Is Sanjay Dutt sick?
Bollywood Actor Sanjay Dutt is diagnosed with stage-three lung cancer and is likely to visit America for his treatment. He was previously admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital after he complained of breathlessness’ but the 61-year-old actor was released soon after his COVID-19 report came negative.
Who is Ruby in real life of Sanjay Dutt?
Ruby, played by Sonam Kapoor, has been projected as one of Sanjay Dutt’s ex-girlfriends. As per the reports, Sonam’s character is an amalgamation of Sanjay’s ex-girlfriends and the character is based loosely on Tinu Munim or Madhuri Dixit.
Who gave drugs to Sanjay Dutt in real life?
He is forced into drugs by a man called Zubin Mistry, played by <a data-ail="16845" target="_blank" href="https://woodgram.com/jim-sarbh-biography/" title="Jim Sarbh">Jim Sarbh</a>. At one point, the film says that Mistry himself used glucose powder while giving hardcore drugs to Dutt.

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