Sanjay Dutt Biography, Age, Educational Qualification, Family, Daughter, First Wife, First Movie, Height

Sanjay Dutt Biography, Age, Educational Qualification, Family, Daughter, First Wife, First Movie, Height

Sanjay Dutt is an Indian film actor and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema. He has been worked in more than 100 Hindi films. Although Sanjay Dutt has had a great success as a leading actor from romance to comedy, he has played the role of gangster, thug and police officers in film and action genres. He got a lot of praise in these roles. In this article we will discuss about Sanjay Dutt Biography, Age, Educational Qualification, Family, Daughter, First Wife, First Movie and his Height.

In a film career of over 35 years, Sanjay Dutt has won two Filmfare awards, two IIFA awards, two Bollywood Movie Awards, three screen awards, three Stardust Awards, one Global Indian Film Awards and the Bengal Film Journalists Association Award. Four of his films have won various national film awards.

Sanjay Dutt Family

Sanjay Dutt was born on July 29, 1959 in the house of Hindi cinema actor Sunil Dutt and Nargis. His mother died before the premiere of his first film Rocky in 1981. As a child actor, Sanjay Dutt appeared in the 1972 film Reshma and Sherra, acted with his father.

Sanjay Dutt Marriage

Sanjay Dutt married Richa Sharma in 1987. Richa Sharma died of brain tumor in 1996. This couple has a daughter, Trishala, who was born in 1988, who lives in the United States with her grandparents.

In 1998, Sanjay Dutt did second marriage with the model Riya Pillai. Their marriage did not last long and they got divorced in 2005. After two years of dating, Sanjay Dutt met with a married woman ‘Manyata’ in 2008 at a private ceremony in Goa and they got married. On 21 October 2010, this beautiful couple had twins, and their names are Shahara and Ikra.

Sanjay Dutt Career

Sanjay Dutt’s first film was the 1981 film Rocky, which was produced and directed by his father Sunil Dutt. Later Sanjay Dutt appeared in many other films, including films like Vidhata (1982), Naam (1986) and Hathiyaar (1989). His success started with Subhash Ghai’s Khalnayak (1993), for which he received the Filmfare Award nomination.

Sanjay Dutt’s most successful role was a comic bully whose names was Munna Bhai in the movie Munna Bhai MBBS and then in the sequel Lago Raho Munna Bhai. He did one of the most famous and superhit movie Saajan which came in the decade of 90’s. For this movie Sanjay Dutt was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award, then he did the movie Khalnayak for which he won his second Filmfare Best Actor Award nomination. However he was arrested three weeks before the realease of his film Khalnayak and accused of joining the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast.


Sanjay Dutt was imprisoned for the majority in the next four years, while at that time his films continued to appear from time to time. Finally, in the end of 1997, he was released on bail and returned to the screen in director Ram Gopal Varma’s Daud, but he turned in a flop.

Year 1999 was seen as Sanjay Dutt’s come back, because that year he did so many hit movies like, stain: The Fire, Haseena Maan Jayegi and acted with the award winning movie Vastu, for which he won his first Filmfare Best Actor Award.

Even after a decade, he played a key role in popular and significant successes such as Jodi No.1 (2001), Pitah, Kante (2002) and National Award winning Blockstar Munna Bhai MBBS, who also received many awards. Later success came with Musafir (2004), Plan (2004) and Parineeta (2005).

For a short time, as he was found guilty under the Arms Act, in spite of this, he made a big name in Dhamal (2007), Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), and All the Best: Mon Beggins (2009), Double Dhhamal (2011) and Agneepath, which once again praised him for critical critics. He also appeared in the Sun of Sardar with Ajay Devgan.

In 2007, he received the award from Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for his work in Munnabhai Series. On March 21, 2013, the Supreme Court blamed Sanjay Dutt for illegal arms for the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, and sentenced him to 5 years of imprisonment. Earlier, the TADA court had sentenced him to 6 years of imprisonment. They have been ordered to surrender within four weeks from March 21, 2013.

Sanjay Dutt Biography in Brief

Real Name Sanjay Balraj Dutt
Nickname Sanju Baba
Profession Actor
Age 58 Years
Date of Birth 29-Jul-59
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Leo
Caste Punjabi
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Debut Film Debut: Child Actor- Reshma Aur Shera (Hindi film of 1972)
Lead Actor- Rocky (Hindi Film of 1981)
TV Debut: Bigg Boss Season 5 in 2011 (co-host with Salman Khan)
Height in Centimeters 183 cm
Height in meters 1.83 m
Height in Inches 6’
Weight in Kilograms 84 kg
Weight in Pounds 185 lbs
Body Measurements 44-36-16 Inches
Chest Size 44 Inches
Waist Size 36 Inches
Biceps Size 16 Inches
Shoe Size 10 Inches
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Father Late Sunil Dutt (Actor)
Mother Late Nargis Dutt (Actress)
Brother None
Sisters Priya Dutt (Politician), Namrata Dutt (both younger)
Religion Hinduism
Marital Status Married
Girlfriends Tina Munim, Actress (1981-1983)
Richa Sharma, Actress (1987-1996)
Madhuri Dixit, Actress (1990-1993)
Wife/ Spouse Richa Sharma, Actress (m. 1987 div. 1996)
Rhea Pillai, Model (m. 1998 div. 2005)
Manyata Dutt, Actress (2008-Present)
Son Shahraan Dutt
Daughters Iqra Dutt
Trishala Dutt
School The Lawrence School, Sanawar (Near Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh)
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna
Favorite Actress Sharmila Tagore, Nargis
Favorite Book A Stone for Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins
Favorite Food Tandoori Chicken
Favorite Sport Cricket
Hobbies Playing Guitar, Photography, Cooking, Doing workouts, Horse Riding
Net Worth $10 Million (approx.)
Salary Rs. 3-5 crore per film
House Address 58 Smt Nargis Dutt Road, Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai 400050

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