Sanjay Dutt is a Bollywood superstar and is popularly known as a man with a golden heart. He is the son of Bollywood stars, Sunil Dutt and Nargis. He has acted in many films over the years. However, he was also sentenced to jail for 6 years for the illegal possession of firearms which he acquired from some of his acquaintances.
Sanjay Dutt started his film career with Rocky (1981). Although the film did well, but it failed to promote him as an established actor. In a period of 20 years in Bollywood, he acted in about 60 films which uplifted Sanjay Dutt and established him in the Film Industry though he had many ups and downs. Today he is one of the top 10 Bollywood actors. He had an affair with actress Madhuri Dixit when they were doing Thanedaar (1989)together.
Sanjay's personal life was exacerbate by drug problems and worsened with the death of his first wife Richa from cancer. He was arrest two times once under 'TADA' then for having illegal possession of several AK-57 weapons and was imprisoned while the case continued.
After his release from jail he had three consecutive hits ... Daag - The Fire (1999), Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999) and Vaastav (1999). All these movies brought him moderate success. His performance in Vaastav (1999) earned him the Best Actor in a Leading Role award at Film Fare. Then sanjay appeared in the movie Mission Kashmir (2000), Kaante (2002) which were another award winning performances.
Sanjay Dutt married Richa Sharma, in the year 1987 and a year later they were blessed with a baby girl, whom they named Trishala. Barely two months after Trishala was born, Richa was diagnosed with cancer as a result of which the couple separated. Richa moved to the United States with Trishala while Dutt continued to act in films.
It is known that his daughter is in the US and is pursuing Criminal Psychology. Currently, Sanjay Dutt is married to Manyata.. They were married on February 10, 2008 in Mumbai.
His movie Munna Bhai MBBS (2003) was a super duper comedy hit of the year. He also got the Film Fare best Comedian award for this movie.