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Sanju (2018)

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Sanju is a biopic of the controversial life of actor Sanjay Dutt: his film career, jail sentence and personal life.

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Rajkumar Hirani
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ranbir Kapoor ... Sanjay Dutt 'Sanju'
Paresh Rawal ... Sunil Dutt
Manisha Koirala ... Nargis Dutt
Vicky Kaushal ... Kamlesh Kanhaiyalal Kapasi
Dia Mirza ... Manyata Dutt
Anushka Sharma ... Winnie Dias
Sonam Kapoor ... Ruby
Jim Sarbh ... Zubin Mistry
Karishma Tanna ... Pinky
Boman Irani ... Ruby's father & Dr. Asthana of Munna Bhai MBBS
Ashnoor Kaur ... Young Priya Dutt
Siya Siya ... Priya Dutt (as Aditi Gautam)
Tabu ... Herself
Sayaji Shinde ... Bandu Dada
Steven Allen Prince ... Red jacket kid (as Steven Allen)
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Storyline

Few lives in our times are as dramatic and enigmatic as the saga of Sanjay Dutt. Coming from a family of cinema legends, he himself became a film star, and then saw dizzying heights and darkest depths: adulation of die-hard fans, unending battles with various addictions, brushes with the underworld, prison terms, loss of loved ones, and the haunting speculation that he might or might not be a terrorist. Sanju is in turns a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of one man's battle against his own wild self and the formidable external forces trying to crush him. It depicts the journey of a man through everything that life can throw at him. Some true stories leave you thinking "did this really happen?" This is one such unbelievable story that happens to be true.

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Taglines:

One Man . . . Many Lives

Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

29 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dutt See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

INR 1,536,700,000 (India), 1 July 2018, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,723,349, 1 July 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,909,317

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,535,130
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Dia Mirza also opened up on Kapoor's role stating that "he would be the first to reach the location because he would need five, six hours to do prosthetic make-up to play the older part." See more »

Goofs

Kamli's graying hair on top of head changed pattern a few times. See more »

Quotes

Sanjay Dutt: The first time I took drugs, it was because my father didn't like me. The second time, it was because my mother was dying. The third time, I was an addict.
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits are a dance number with Ranbir Kapoor (Sanjay Dutt) and the real-life Sanjay Dutt. See more »

Alternate Versions

In India, the CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification) demanded one aesthetic cut for a U/A rating (which allows viewers under 12 to view the film with parental supervision); the cut demanded removed a scene in which a toilet overflows while Sanju is in prison. The cuts was required as the board felt that the scene was gratuitous and unnecessary. The film was released uncut in other countries worldwide. See more »

Connections

References Haathi Mere Saathi (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Kar Har Maidaan Fateh
Lyrics by Shekhar Astitwa
Music by Vikram Montrose
Performed by Sukhwinder Singh and Shreya Ghoshal
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Ranbir Kapoor shine like the brightest star in the Sanjay Dutt's Biopic
29 June 2018 | by prafullasrivastavSee all my reviews

SPOILER: **Direction:** Formula based director** Rajkumar Hirani** has come up with new experiment Biopic on the life of Sanjay Dutt. He is one the most entertaining director of Bollywood who gave Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 Idiots and PK. As some message is always hidden in the movie of Raju, this time he did not disappoint the audience. This time he highlighted Breaking News issue and Hidden James bond from media houses. **Performance:** **Ranbir Kapoor** has stolen the show with his spell bounding performance. **Paresh Rawal** has showcased great chemistry as father. **Vicky Kausha**l again proved his mantle by bonding with Ranbir. Manisha did fantastic job as she was looking like Nargis Dutt. Sonam Kapoor must start showing expression on her face. Anushka has played good guest appearance. Jim Sarbh left good impression on the audience in the role of drug dealer. Dia Mirza was totally wasted role. Boman Irani was good in touch in small and effective role. Karishma has really very small role. **Script:** I feel that script is only thing which need some improvement. **Raju Hirani** and **Abhijat Joshi** have shown great bonding between Ranbir, Paresh and Vicky. Drug issue covered perfectly. Girls involvement in Dutt's life shown little less than mentioned one. However Gun issue totally mishandle as replaced name of Gun from AK 47 to AK56. Showing only Hindu man as Under world don but in reality, Mumbai underworld does not represent any particular religion. Script must be more balance and more accurate as they have touched all key points. Story of Manyata Dutt and Sanjay is totally missed. Even Madhuri Dixit's story is not included. **Music:** Surprisingly you will miss **Shantanu Moitra** in this movie from Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Rajkumar Hirani. New Music directors duo are **Roshan-Roshan** and **Vikram Montrose**. Vidhu was not happy with performance of new Music Directors so he brought **A.R.Rahman** in the picture as guest Music director for song Ruby Ruby. In my opinion, A.R. Rahman must be given full charge of music direction for better music. **Make up Man:** Sanju is incomplete cinema with Make up artist **Vikram Gaikwad**. Vikram did finest job for Ranbir to look alike Sanjay Dutt in all phases of life shown in this movie. **Box-office:** As per opening day's booking status, first day collection will be around 30-35 crores. Words of mouth is super so Saturday and Sunday 's collection will lie between 35-40 crores. It means 100 crores in weekend itself which will be highest for Ranbir Kapoor. Lifetime collection more than 200 crores. **Last Words:** ** **Go if you are fan of Ranbir, Go if you are fan of Raju Hirani, Go if you are fan of Cinema


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