Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt is a famous Bollywood film actor. He is a former Samajwadi Party's candidate from the Lucknow constituency.

Personal Biography


Manyata is his wife.

Professional Biography

1993 Mumbai blasts case

Sanjay Dutt was arrested and later granted bail for his connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. He has spent nearly 16 months, as an undertrial before being released on bail in 1996.

On July 31, 2007, he was sentenced to a jail term of six years for illegal possession of firearms acquired from terrorist acquaintances, who were responsible for the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts by a special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court. He was, however, "cleared of terrorism conspiracy charges in the blasts."

On August 2, 2007, Dutt was shifted from Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail to the high security Yerawada Jail in Pune. Dutt was lodged in Special Cell 2 in the jail and had a sleepless first night there.

On November 27, 2007, Dutt was granted bail by the apex court. He is out on merely on bail following his conviction in the blasts case but his conviction stands.

On 25 February 2016, Sanjay Dutt was released from Yerwarda Prison about 8 months in advance. He was exempted from completing the rest of his sentence on account of his good behavior.

As Samajwadi Party candidate

In January 09, Dutt, who wants to contest upcoming Indian parliament elections from Lucknow, said he would not fight against Atal Behari Vajpayee.

In February 09, Sanjay Dutt, accompanied by his wife Manyata and SP Amar Singh started his poll campaign in Lucknow on February 18, 2009. He went to meet Captain Rizvi's family staying in the Jopling Road locality with whom his late actor father Sunil Dutt used to stay when he worked as an anchor with the All India Radio (AIR). On March 5, 2009 he moves SC to allow him to contest elections and stay on his conviction under the Arms Act in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Under the Representation of the People Act, anyone sentenced to more than two years' imprisonment is barred from contesting elections till a court of law stays the conviction and sentence.

Other information

Sanjay Dutt in News

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Sanjay Dutt asks UP voters to support Congress
Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt on Monday urged the voters of Uttar Pradesh to give the Congress Party under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi an opportunity to govern the state for development and progress.

Amar Singh advised me to rejoin Congress: Sanjay Dutt
Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt on Sunday claimed that his "return" to the Congress came on the "advice" of Rashtriya Lok Manch chief and former Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh.

SRK and Sanju Baba may star in Karan Malhotra's next
Shah Rukh Khan could be sharing the big screen with Sanjay Dutt in director Karan Malhotra's next flick.

Priyanka Chopra 'may not be invited' on 'Koffee with Karan' this season
Priyanka Chopra's fans may miss her presence in 'Koffee with Karan' this season.

Ameesha Patel says Sanjay Dutt 'protective and caring'
Ameesha Patel has denied rumours that her relationship with Sanjay Dutt and his wife Manyata has turned sour over her revealing outfit at Rohit Dhawan's wedding in Goa.

Sanjay Dutt to play real life gangster
Sanjay Dutt, who has gained many accolades for essaying the role of underworld don in several films in the past, is all set to play a real life gangster for the first time in his upcoming flick.

Sanjay Dutt and Subarata Roy visit Big B post surgery
Sanjay Dutt and Sahara Group's Subarata Roy met Amitabh Bachchan after he underwent an abdominal surgery on Saturday.

Sanjay Dutt turns item boy in 'Zila Ghaziabad'
Sanjay Dutt has turned into an item boy, as he will be performing a number with south Indian actress Shriya Saran in the upcoming film 'Zila Ghaziabad'.

No comment on spat with Kunder, says SRK
Shah Rukh Khan might have patched up with director Farah Khan's husband Shirish Kunder after their fight at Sanjay Dutt' bash, but the superstar still refuses to speak anything about the incident in public.

'Irked' SRK assaults Farah's hubby Shirish Kunder at Sanjay Dutt's bash
Shah Rukh Khan reportedly got involved in a scuffle with Farah Khan's husband Shirish Kunder during the success party for Agneepath hosted by Sanjay Dutt on Sunday.

Sanjay Dutt doesn't like being called 'Kancha'
Sanjay Dutt, who wowed audiences with his portrayal of the villainous 'Kancha Cheena' in 'Agneepath', has expressed his displeasure at being called by that name off-screen.

Stars descend at Gurgaon to promote Agneepath
The star cast of 'Agneepath' including Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt and Priyanka Chopra were seen promoting their upcoming movie in Gurgaon on Monday.

Andrew Symonds to enter 'Big Boss' house
Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds is set to make his debut on 'Big Boss', the Indian version of the reality television show 'Big Brother'.

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Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has reportedly been finalized as a participant in the Indian version of Big Brother.

Bollywood actors launch music of film 'Rascals' in Mumbai
Bollywood actors Ajay Devgan, Sanjay Dutt and Lisa Haydon launched the music of their upcoming comedy film 'Rascals' here on Wednesday.

Bollywood actors release music of film 'Azaan' in Mumbai
Debutant actors Sachin Joshi and South African model Candice Boucher launched the music of their forthcoming film 'Azaan' here on Tuesday.

Supreme Court dismisses Noorani's plea to cancel Sanjay Dutt's bail
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea of Bollywood film producer Shakeel Noorani for cancellation of actor Sanjay Dutt's bail in the 1993 Mumbai serial blast case.

Pressure mounts for investigations into Mumbai Journalist killing
A delegation of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and urged that the killers of senior crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey should be brought to book as soon as possible.

Maharashtra legislative council bye-election on May 5
Bye-election to a Maharashtra legislative council seat will be held on May 5, paving the way for Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to get elected to the legislature.

Bailable warrant issued against Sanjay Dutt
A bailable warrant has been issued against actor Sanjay Dutt by a local court for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by making communal remarks in an election rally during the 2009 Lok Sabha elections.

Maharashtra Budget Session kicks off tomorrow
The Budget Session of Maharashtra Legislature, which begins here on Monday, is likely to be a stormy affair with the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine Opposition likely to take on the government on a number of issues including corruption and the murder of Additional District Collector Yashwant Sonawane.

1993 Mumbai blasts case: Supreme Court's final hearing on March 29
The Supreme Court will conduct a final hearing of the 1993 Mumbai blasts case on March 29.

1993 Mumbai blasts case: Supreme Court to hear final hearing in January 2011
The Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear the appeal proceedings against the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convicts from January 11, 2011. ANI

Sanjay Dutt summoned for remarks against Mayawati
A local court in Uttar Pradeshs Barabanki on Friday directed to the Mumbai Police Commissioner to serve summons on Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt after he failed to appear before it. ANI

IIFA charity to rehabilitate affected Tamils in Sri Lanka
The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has initiated a charity project to provide rehabilitation measures for the Tamil population of Sri Lanka that suffered due to a decades-old war between the countrys defence forces and the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). ANI

UP court summons Sanjay Dutt over remarks against Mayawati
A local court here on Saturday summoned Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt in the case filed against him for making derogatory remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in a public rally during 2009 General Elections. ANI

Bollywood makes its presence felt for breast cancer cause
Bollywood lent a helping hand to the cause of breast cancer-affected people and spread public awareness about the dangers associated with cancer on Saturday, when actors Sanjay Dutt and Sharman Joshi rewarded winners of a rally organized here recently. ANI

No politics behind our resignations: Amar, Jaya
Expelled Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Amar Singh and Jaya Prada on Thursday said there is no politics behind their resignations from the party. ANI

Samajwadi Party expels Amar Singh, Jaya Prada
Samajwadi Party (SP) expelled former general secretary Amar Singh and Lok Sabha member Jaya Prada from the party on Tuesday for violating party norms and spoiling the reputation of the party. ANI

Mohan Singh replaces Amar Singh in Samajwadi top brass
The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Wednesday appointed senior party leader Mohan Singh as the new general secretary of the party in place of Amar Singh, who had recently quit all party posts over differences with relatives of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav. ANI

I will contact true Samajwadis: Amar Singh
Former Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh on Monday criticised party president Mulayam Singh Yadav and said that he would use his exit to contact true Samajwadis and fight on. ANI

Mulayam accepts Amar Singhs resignation with a heavy heart
Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accepted the resignation of party General Secretary Amar Singh. ANI

Manoj Tiwari expresses solidarity with Amar Singh
Bhojpuri actor-singer turned politician Manoj Tiwari on Sunday expressed his solidarity with estranged Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amar Singh I am with totally Amar Singh. I am with him in every decision. Sanjay Dutt has resigned from party post, not party and Amar Singh also has resigned from post, said Tiwari. ANI

Wont accept Amar Singhs resignation, says Mulayam
Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said on Sunday that the resignation put down by Amar Singh will not be accepted and the issue will be resolved soon. ANI

Sanjay Dutt resigns as SP general secretary
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has resigned as the general secretary of Samajwadi Party (SP). ANI

Book based on Bollywood film Lage Raho Munna Bhai released
The cast and crew of Bollywoods film Lage Raho Munna Bhai which popularised the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, released a book based on the movie here on Monday. ANI

Kylie Minogue takes India by storm
India is already doing Chiggy Wiggy with Kylie Minogue, although the film Blue for which she delivered it is yet to be released on October 16. ANI

Bollywood actors walk ramp for charity in Mumbai
Bollywood actors lent their support to a social cause as they walked the ramp to raise funds for a charity. ANI

Bollywood celebrities cast their votes in Mumbai
Several Bollywood stars turned out to cast their votes for the Maharashtra State Assembly polls in Mumbai on Tuesday. ANI

Silver screen turns Blue
Shot extensively under water and featuring Australian pop star Kylie Minogue, the film Blue, was premiered here last evening. ANI

Bollywood actors promote their upcoming comedy flick All The Best
Bollywood actors Ajay Devgan and Bipasha Basu promoted their forthcoming laugh riot All the Best. ANI

AR Rahman unveils first glimpse of underwater action film Blue
Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman unveiled the first glimpse of first underwater action adventure extravaganza Blue. ANI

2003 Mumbai twin blasts case: 3 convicts get death sentence
A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court on Thursday awarded the death sentence to all three accused in the 2003 Mumbai twin blasts case. ANI

Court to pronounce quantum of sentence to 2003 Mumbai twin blasts convicts today
A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court will today pronounce the quantum of sentence to three convicts, who were found guilty for carrying out twin bomb blasts at the Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar in 2003. ANI

Court to pronounce quantum of sentence to 2003 Mumbai twin blasts convicts on Aug 6
A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court will pronounce the quantum of sentence to three convicts, who were found guilty for carrying out twin bomb blasts at the Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar in 2003, on August 6. ANI

Court to pronounce quantum of sentence to 2003 Mumbai twin blasts convicts today
A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court will today pronounce the quantum of sentence to three convicts who were found guilty for carrying out twin bomb blasts at the Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar in 2003. ANI

Three convicted in 2003 Mumbai twin blasts case
A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court on Monday convicted three persons, including a woman, in the six-year-old Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar twin blasts case. ANI

POTA court to pronounce verdict in 2003 Mumbai twin blasts case today
A special Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court will today pronounce its verdict in the six-year-old Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar twin blasts case. ANI

Cast of upcoming Bollywood flick Luck talk about their film
Cast and crew of Bollywood film Luck, a gripping saga of different characters from different parts of the world, got candid with the media in Mumbai. ANI

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