Celebrating 20 years of Vaastav, Sanjay Dutt took to his Instagram handle to post a video of his famous 'Pachaas tola' scene with late actress Reema Lagoo, who played his mother in the iconic 1999 film. He further wrote that the film gave him the 'real sense' of being an actor. A Mahesh Manjrekar directorial, Vaastav created history in Bollywood and became a benchmark for crime drama/Mumbai underworld genre. The film was appreciated by both viewers and reviewers. Sanjay Dutt's daughter Trishala also dropped a comment on the video saying, 'Love you' with kiss emojis. Take a look -
"The Reality" the tagline of the film refers to the harsh realities of Mumbai underworld. The film was reportedly said to be loosely based on the life of Mumbai underworld gangster Chhota Rajan. Vaastav is Bollywood's cult film and the 14th highest grossing Bollywood film of the 1990s decade. Sanjay Dutt also won Filmfare Award for Best actor in 2000 for the same. The film also featured Namrata Shirodkar, Sanjay Narvekar, Mohnish Behl, Paresh Rawal and Shivaji Satam.
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been finalised to play the lead in director Mahesh Manjrekar’s next, which is a remake of 2008 superhit Marathi film De Dhakka. The announcement was made on the eve of Dutt’s birthday. Manjrekar and Dutt have earlier collaborated in films like Vaastav, Kurukshetra, Hathyar and Rakht.
“I met Sanju after a long while and I realised he has matured a lot, looked fresh and fit. Initially, I was contemplating working with him on something different, that would surprise the audience. Then De Dhakka came and I felt it was the perfect subject. Sanjay will have the family audience and youth rooting,” the filmmaker said in a statement.
The film, which will be a family comedy, is being produced by Sarbjit filmmaker Omung Kumar and Sandeep Singh. “We are really proud to come into an association with Maheshji as producers and are very confident that De Dhakka’s remake in Hindi will impress the audiences and critics equally as it did in Marathi,” the producer duo said.
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