I thought it was Sanjay Dutt, not Ranbir: Rishi Kapoor on 'Sanju' trailer

The film showcases the highs and lows of Sanjay's life


Ians May 29, 2018

MUMBAI: Bollywood veteran actor Rishi Kapoor felt overwhelmed after watching the trailer of Sanju as his son and actor Ranbir Kapoor's work in the film left him speechless.

Sanju is a biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt (essayed by Ranbir), directed by Rajkumar Hirani.

PHOTO: RAJKUMAR HIRANI/TWITTER PHOTO: RAJKUMAR HIRANI/TWITTER

"The way Rajkumar Hirani has presented Ranbir is the biggest thing, the boy has really done well. I am so proud of him. I swear on Neetu and Ranbir, I did not think it was Ranbir, I thought it was Sanjay Dutt," said Rishi after watching the trailer, read a statement.

"You don't know how emotionally triggered I am right now at the point where Vinod (Chopra) and Raju (Rajkumar Hirani) have shown me this trailer. The first appearance of Ranbir from the jail, I thought it was Sanjay Dutt," he added.

PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/RAKUMAR HIRANI PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/RAKUMAR HIRANI

Sanju showcases the highs and lows of Sanjay's life.

The film also stars Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Vicky Kaushal, Sonam Kapoor and Dia Mirza.

Co-produced by Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films in association with Fox Star Studios, the film is scheduled to release on June 29.

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