Industry insiders have been gushing about the brilliant script of Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, tentatively titled ‘Sanju’. They claim it is will garner immense respect and redemption for the star Sanjay Dutt, who has effortlessly entertained us with his comedy, action and crime genre films over the last 4 decades.
Ranbir Kapoor, the lead protagonist, has spent a lot of time with Sanjay Dutt to understand his temperament, high points and failures, family life, romance and legal cases associated with the actor.
Set for a late June release, Sanjay Dutt has requested the makers to release the first look of the theatrical on May 8th, a day which also marks his debut in the Hindi Film industry with ‘Rocky’, back in 1981.
Unfortunately, Nargis Dutt succumbed to cancer a few days before the release of her son’s debut film. Sources claim Sunil Dutt and Sanjay Dutt had kept a vacant chair for Nargis and broke down in her memory.
With regard to the film’s cast, Sonam Kapoor will be seen as Sanjay Dutt’s girlfriend, possessing the traits of several girlfriends in his life, Anushka Sharma as a journalist, and Paresh Rawal in the key role of Sunil Dutt, Dia Mirza as Manyata Dutt and most importantly the beautiful Manisha Koirala as Nargis, who has been an inspiring
survivor of a similar medical condition.
Dutt’s Biopic will see Karishma Tanna, Jim Sarbh and Vicky Kaushal in supporting roles. Sanju will be co-produced by Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Fox Star Studios. Its worldwide release is planned for 29th June, 2018.