Sanjay Dutt: Education And Early Life Of The Khalnayak Of Bollywood

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Sanjay Dutt, one of the finest actors of Bollywood, has witnessed many struggles throughout his life. Here are some facts from his early life and childhood.

Written By Yashika Sharma | Mumbai | Updated On:
Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt is one of the most famous actors in the Bollywood film industry. The actor has done multiple roles in a variety of genres and some of them are among the most memorable ones. The actor has had a rough personal life but the Prassthanam actor took up the challenge and braved them all. Some of Sanjay's all-time hits are Khal Nayak (1993), Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003), Saajan (1991), Vaastav (1991), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006), Dhamaal (2007), and Agneepath (2012).

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Sanjay Dutt is the son of Sunil Dutt and Nargis, who are both celebrated actors of Bollywood. The actor was born on July 29, 1959. Sanjay was originally named ‘Sunjay’ by Sunil and Nargis, but he changed his name once he started working in films. The actor studied at the Lawrence School in Sanawar. This school is situated near Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh.

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Nargis was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and passed away on May 2, 1981. Sanjay Dutt decided to go for medical restoration in Jackson, Mississippi in the United States and thus his education took a back seat. 

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Sanjay has had many relationships since he stepped in Bollywood. He allegedly dated Tina Munim, now Tina Ambani, wife of Anil Ambani. He then married Richa Sharma in 1987. She died of a brain tumour in 1996. They had a daughter named Trishala, who lives with her maternal grandparents in the US. He married model Rhea Pillai but divorced her in 2008. Currently, Sanjay is happily married to Maanayata Dutt and has become a father to twins, a boy and a girl.

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Sanjay Dutt’s initial years were full of trials and tribulations. Ranbir Kapoor’s excellent portrayal of Sanjay in the 2018 hit Sanju connected Sanjay’s fans to the facts of his life. Even after going through such hard times, he has struggled through and has become one of the most acclaimed actors in Bollywood.

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