Sanjay Dutt turns a year older today and is celebrating his 58th birthday with his wife Maanayata Dutt. Also known as ‘khalnayak’ of Bollywood, Dutt began his career in 1971 as a child artist in Reshma Aur Shera, his father’s Sunil Dutt film. The actor is best known for his on-screen looks that eventually became style statements.
The actor is all set to make a comeback with his upcoming film Bhoomi, playing the role of a father. The movie is set to hit screens on September 22nd, 2017. Dutt has already proven himself as an actor giving us some of the best performances.
On the occasion of his 58th birthday, here’s a look back at Sanjay Dutt’s great performances.
This directorial Subhash Ghai film made Sanjay Dutt a star in the eyes of public. The film became a sensational hit and Dutt’s performance is still remembered by the 90s generation. Also the love story of Madhuri and Sanjay makes the film plot unbelievable.
Sanjay Dutt playing the gangster role won him a National Award. His hard-core style of act, donning mostly a white kurta pyajama was much liked by the audience in the late 1990s. Sanjay Dutt’s character in the film was loosely based on the life of Chhota Rajan.
Remember the 1991 Mahesh Bhatt film wherein Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt’s unique love story was experimental for its time.
Munna MBBS is one such film which changed the discourse of Indian cinema. The film instantly became a huge success and the dialogues between Arshid Warsi and Sanjay Dutt have filled our hearts with goodness. It is hard to imagine any other actor can fill Munna Bhai’s place
In Zinda, Sanjay Dutt with John Abhraham had a complete makeover for his part in the film. Dutt as character is imprisoned for 14 years and then taking revenge after being released, he has completely done justice with the story.
Lage Raho Munna Bhai Munna
If anything has left after performing in Munnabhai MBBS, Sanjay Dutt completed in Lage Raho Munna Bhai. Sanjay Dutt embarks on a journey with father of a nation, Mahatma Gandhi and evoked his ideas to get rid of the evils like corruption adopted by the people in the society.
PK Sanjay Dutt has appeared for his portions in the film ‘P.K’ before going to jail to serve his remaining term in the 1993 bomb blast case. His performance in the song guiding Aamir Khan about having affairs with a girl makes the film interesting.