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Sanjay Dutt, Bollywood Actor
Sanjay Dutt is considered as an ultimate macho man in Bollywood who has carved a special niche for himself in the hearts of his fans.

Bollywood Actor : Sanjay DuttThe very popular Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is regarded the `ultimate macho man` in the Bollywood film industry. Born on 29 July 1959, he is the son of the legendary "power couple" of the Bollywood Film Industry, Nargis and Sunil Dutt. He was educated at the Lawrence School Sanawar. In 1987 Dutt married Richa Sharma and the couple had a daughter Trishala. Soon Sharma was diagnosed with cancer and died on 10 December 1996. Dutt next married model Rhea Pillai in 1998 but they soon got divorced in 2005. Finally Dutt married Manyata in 2008. The couple have a boy named Shahraan and a girl named Iqra. His sister Namrata Dutt is married to another popular Bollywood actor Kumar Gaurav. Another sister of his named Priya contested and won the election for her father`s constituency and is now a Member of Parliament.

Film Career of Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt made his silver screen debut with the Bollywood film called `Rocky` in 1981 which went on to become a big hit. Earlier he had also appeared as a child in the movie Reshma Aur Shera with his father in the lead. Soon after he began to build up his career gradually delivered many hits such as `Vidhaata`, `Naam`, `Kabzaa`, `Hathyar`, `Sadak`. In 1991 he acted in the movie Saajan which was a blockbuster hit. The major turning point in his career finally came with Subhash Ghai directed `Khalnayak`. This film made the whole nation aware about the birth of a new star. His convincing portrayal of the villainous role in the film gave his career a much-needed boost. He also received a film fare nomination for the role of a best actor. His next powerhouse performances was in the Bollywood flick `Vaastav`, for which he received awards and critical acclamations. Subsequently he starred in many other movies like `Mission Kashmir`, `Munnabhai M.B.B.S.` and `Lage Raho Munnabhai` which earned him many prestigious awards of the film fraternity and further cemented his place as one of the best actors in the Indian Film Industry.

Along with his friend and director Sanjay Gupta he also formed a production company called `White Feather Films`. Jointly they have produced Bollywood films like `Kaante`, `Musafir` and `Zinda`. In all the films the actor was seen in the lead role. He was also seen excelling in comic roles in Bollywood flicks such as `Munnabhai MBBS`, `Haseena Maan Jayegi`, `Jodi No. 1`, `Lage Raho Munna Bhai` and so on. In the recent past he has also acted in many other flicks like Shootout at Lokhandwala, Dhamaal, Blue (2009), All The Best: Fun Begins and Knockout (2010).

Awards and Honours of Sanjay Dutt
For his superb career Sanjay Dutt has received several national and international awards for his films. His International Indian Film Academy Awards includes "Award for Artistic Excellence, Actor in a leading role" for `Vaastav` in the year 2000. In 2004 he was declared the Winner of the Best Comedian Award for the super hit Bollywood flick `Munnabhai M.B.B.S`. In the year 2006 he was also the Winner of Global Indian Film Awards in the category of Critics Choice Awards - Best Actor (Male) for `Lage Raho Munna Bhai`. In the year 2004 he was the Winner of Stardust Star of the Year Award - Male for `Munnabhai M.B.B.S`. In 2007 he was again declared Winner of Stardust Star of the Year Award - Male for `Lage Raho Munnabhai`.

Selected Filmography of Sanjay Dutt

No Problem (2010)
Knock Out (2010)
Lamhaa (2010)
Aladin (2009)
All The Best (2009)
Blue (2009)
Luck (2009)
Short Kut - The Con is On (2009)
EMI (2008)
Kidnap (2008)
C Kkompany (2008)
Dus Kahaniyaan (2007)
Dhamaal (2007)
Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)
Eklavya (2007)
Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
Anthony Kaun Hai (2006)
Taxi Number 9211 (2006)
Parineeta (2005)
Dus (2005)
Shaadi No. 1 (2005)
Shabd (2005)
Vaah! Life Ho To Aisi (2005)
Viruddh (2005)
Zinda (2005)
Deewaar (2004)
Musafir (2004)
Plan (2004)
Rakht (2004)
Rudraksh (2004)
Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003)
Ek Aur Ek Gyarah (2003)
LOC Kargil (2003)
Kaante (2002)
Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (2002)
Maine Dil Tujhko Diya (2002)
Pitaah (2002)
Yeh Hai Jalwa (2002)
Jodi No.1 (2001), - Jai
Mission Kashmir (2000)
Baaghi (2000)
Chal Mere Bhai (2000)
Kurukshetra (2000)
Raju Chacha (2000)
Daag (1999)
Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999)
Kartoos (1999)
Khoobsurat (1999)
Safari (1999)
Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
Achanak (1998)
Dushman (1998)
Dus (1997)
Daud (1997)
Sanam (1997)
Khalnayak (1993)
Yalgaar (1992)
Saajan (1991)
Sadak (1991)
Khatarnaak (1990)
Hum Bhi Insaan Hain (1989)
Rocky (1981)
Reshma Aur Shera (1971)

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