Confirmed: Ranbir, Sonam in Rajkumar Hirani's Sanjay Dutt biopic

Dutt's life has always been an open book but soon you’ll get to know him personally


Entertainment Desk November 24, 2016
PHOTO: MID-DAY/SANTA BANTA/COCHINTALKIES

The turbulent life of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt -- straddling the glamourous world of Bollywood and India's dark underbelly is set to be adapted for celluloid.

According to Pinkvilla, PK director Rajkumar Hirani, who has been working on the project, has reportedly finalised the film's cast. Saawariya pair Ranbir and Sonam Kapoor will star in the film in titular roles. Ranbir will play the role of Dutt while Sonam will feature as a yesteryear actor the original Bollywood rockstar dated in the 90s.

“Her character is not reflective of any particular woman but is a fictional amalgamation of the many women Dutt dated through the 1980s and 90s,” a tabloid reported. Anushka Sharma will also be part of the film. She will essay the role of a journalist in the film.

Rajkumar Hirani to start Sanjay Dutt biopic next year

According to reports, Hirani was not too comfortable with the idea of broaching the topic of the underworld in connection with the film. The biopic will go on the floors in 2017.

Bollywood awaits release of Sanjay Dutt

The actor found fame with films like Rocky, Vaastav: The Reality, Agneepath, Munna Bhai and Khalnayak.

Dutt was released from jail on February 25, 2016 after completing  a four-year jail term for illegal possession of arms during communal riots that followed the 1993 Bombay bombings.

Have something to add to the story? Share it in the comments below.

COMMENTS (3)

Bunny Rabbit | 5 years ago | Reply @Alia (Indian): And how do you know its the same person ?
Alia (Indian) | 5 years ago | Reply @Bunny Rabbit - what are you? Indian/Pakistani? All you have are vacuous comments to everything and anything. Apparently you feel the need to leave a stamp on every page. Get a life dude and do something intelligent or meaningful with your life
VIEW MORE COMMENTS
Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ

E-Publications

Most Read