Sunil Dutt: News

Sunil Dutt was an Indian film actor, producer, director, and politician born on June 6, 1926. He made his debut in the Hindi film industry in 1955 with ‘Railway Platform’. Dutt rose to popularity with the 1957 film ‘Mother India’, in which he co-starred with Nargis as her short-tempered son. He is regarded as one of the major stars of Hindi cinema in the late 1950s and 1960s and has starred in numerous successful films, including ‘Sadhna’, ‘Insan Jaag Utha’, ‘Sujata’, ‘Mujhe Jeene Do’, ‘Khandan’, and ‘Mera Saaya’, among others. In 1968, he was honored by the Government of India with a Padma Shri. In 1984, he joined the Indian National Congress (INC) party and was elected to the Lok Sabha for five terms from the Mumbai Northwest constituency. He served as the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports in the Manmohan Singh government (2004–05) and was also a former Sheriff of Mumbai. Dutt married Nargis in 1958, and they had three children: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, politician Priya Dutt, and Namrata Dutt. He died of a heart attack on May 25, 2005, at his residence in Bandra, Mumbai.

16 Feb 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

RIP Bappi Lahiri! 5 interesting facts about the genius composer-singer

Veteran music composer Bappi Lahiri passed away on Tuesday due to OSA (obstructive sleep apnea).

07 Sep 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan once carried this actress' shoes on the sets

Amitabh Bachchan, who enjoys a massive fan following, recently revealed that he's a big fan of veteran actress Waheeda Rehman.

26 Aug 2019

Samajwadi Party

After Samajwadi Party stint, Sanjay Dutt may join BJP ally

Almost a decade ago, actor Sanjay Dutt took a plunge in politics by joining Samajwadi Party (SP). After this career choice didn't take off, Dutt is planning to give politics a try again, this time by joining a BJP ally.

28 Dec 2018


Reliance Jio could soon launch affordable large-screen smartphones in India

In a bid to attract India's 500 million feature phone users and net them under its 4G network, Reliance Jio is working to launch affordable VoLTE smartphones.

12 Jul 2018


'Sanju': Namrata Dutt didn't feel connection with reel-parents, explains why

Out of many efforts put in 'Sanju' by the makers, one of the hardest was bringing to life yesteryear legends Nargis and Sunil Dutt, the parents of Sanjay Dutt.

27 Jun 2018

Ranbir Kapoor

Reminiscing controversy's favorite child Sanjay Dutt's 'unbelievable' life-story

There is a line in the trailer of Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Sanju' that reads - A true story you won't believe.

05 Jun 2018

Paresh Rawal

Raju doesn't do whitewashing: Paresh Rawal on Sanjay Dutt's biopic

"Sanju", Rajkumar Hirani's ambitious biopic on one of Bollywood's most controversial stars, Sanjay Dutt, is a "warts and all" tale, according to Paresh Rawal.

30 May 2018

Ranbir Kapoor

'Sanju' trailer: Ranbir's Sanjay Dutt act will leave you dumbfounded

The highly-anticipated trailer of Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Sanju' is finally out.

26 May 2018

Sanjay Dutt

'Sanju' new poster featuring Ranbir Kapoor, Paresh Rawal is moving

After enthralling us with different avatars of Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt, director Rajkumar Hirani is now revealing other characters from 'Sanju'.

20 May 2018

Aamir Khan

Here's why Aamir refused to be a part of 'Sanju'

Besides Ranbir Kapoor's uncanny resemblance to Sanjay Dutt in 'Sanju', it is the stellar star cast of the film that has raised the excitement levels.

25 Apr 2018

Ranbir Kapoor

'Sanju': Check out the entire star-cast of Ranbir Kapoor's film

Fans cannot stop raving about the teaser of Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Sanju'. Ranbir has embodied Sanjay Dutt to perfection, leaving all of us in a state of disbelief.

18 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

7-year-old killed by father after argument with mother over dowry

A seven-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her father in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh after her mother left their house following an argument over dowry, the police said.