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Sanjay Dutt: Age, Height, Career, Family & More

Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Balraj Dutt, fondly known as Sanju Baba or Munna Bhai, is a prominent figure in the Indian film industry. He is acclaimed for his role as Murli Prasad Sharma in the “Munna Bhai” film series.


Personal Life

Born on July 29, 1959, in Bombay, now Mumbai, India, under the zodiac sign of Leo, Sanjay Dutt holds Indian nationality and hails from a renowned family in the Indian film industry. He pursued his education at The Lawrence School, Sanawar and later embraced acting as his career. He belongs to the Punjabi ethnicity. He has a non-vegetarian food habit.


Sanjay Dutt made his debut in the film industry as a child actor in “Reshma Aur Shera” (Hindi; 1972) and later as a lead actor in “Rocky” (Hindi; 1981), eventually venturing into film production with “Shortkut” (Hindi; 2009), and even took on the role of a television host in “Bigg Boss Season 5” in 2011 alongside Salman Khan.

Awards & Achievements

Filmfare Awards

2000: Won, Best Actor for Vaastav: The Reality
2004: Won, Best Comedian for Munnabhai M.B.B.S.

Star Screen Awards

2000: Won, Best Actor for Vaastav: The Reality
2001: Won, Best Supporting Actor for Mission Kashmir

International Indian Film Academy Awards

2000: Won, Best Actor for Vaastav: The Reality
2010: Won, Best Performance in a Comic Role for All the Best

Global Indian Film Awards

2006: Won, Best Actor (Male) – Critics for Lage Raho Munna Bhai

Stardust Awards

2004: Won, Star of the Year Award – Male for Munnabhai M.B.B.S.
2007: Won, Star of the Year Award – Male for Lage Raho Munna Bhai
2013: Won, Best Actor in a Negative Role for Agneepath

Zee Cine Awards

2001: Won, Zee Premiere Choice – Male for Mission Kashmir
2007: Won, Best Actor (Male) – Critics for Lage Raho Munna Bhai

Bollywood Movie Awards

2003: Won, Best Actor (Male) – Critics for Kaante
2004: Won, Most Sensational Actor for Munnabhai M.B.B.S.

Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards

2004: Won, Best Actor for Munnabhai M.B.B.S.

Other Awards

2004: Won, Celebrity Style Male at the Bollywood Fashion Awards
2008: Won: AXN Best Action Actor – Sanjay Dutt


Sanjay Dutt follows Hinduism as his religion.

Blood Group

Sanjay Dutt’s blood group is O (+ve).

Physical Stats

Standing at 183 cm and weighing approximately 85 kg, Sanjay Dutt possesses a powerful physique with a chest measuring 44 inches, waist 36 inches, and biceps 16 inches. His eyes are a captivating dark brown and his hair now sports a distinguished salt and pepper hue.


  • In 1982, he was arrested possessing illegal drugs and was imprisoned for 5 months.
  • In 1993, he was arrested under TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act) for possessing illegal arms (in this case AK-56) during the 1993 Mumbai Serial Blasts. However, he was released on bail in October 1995, but was re-arrested in December 1995. In April 1997, he was again released on bail.
  • He spent 7 months in Pune’s Arthur Road Jail during the period of 2006-07.
  • On 31 July 2007, TADA Court cleared him of charges related to the Mumbai blasts and sentenced him 6 years of rigorous imprisonment for possessing illegal weapons and was moved to the Yerwada Jail in Pune. On 20 August 2007, he was granted bail and on 22 October 2007, he was again sent to Jail. On 27 November 2007, the Supreme Court granted him bail.
  • On 21 March 2013, the Supreme Court of India upheld the TADA verdict, however, reduced the sentence from 6 years to 5 years imprisonment and was given a month to surrender.


Sanjay Dutt’s love life has been a subject of public interest. From his relationships with Tina Munim, Richa Sharma, to Madhuri Dixit, his journey of love has been tumultuous.

Family & Relationships

His family is deeply rooted in the entertainment industry, with his late father, Sunil Dutt, being a legendary actor, and his late mother, Nargis Dutt, also a celebrated actress. Sanjay Dutt’s sisters, Priya Dutt and Namrata Dutt, have also made their mark in politics and the film industry, respectively.

Sanjay Dutt’s family life has seen its share of ups and downs. He has been married three times. His first marriage was to actress Richa Sharma in 1987, which lasted until her untimely death in 1996. He then tied the knot with model Rhea Pillai in 1998, but they later divorced in 2005. Currently, he is happily married to actress Manyata Dutt since 2008.

Sanjay Dutt is a proud parent to a son named Shahraan, born to Manyata Dutt, and he also has two daughters: Trishala Dutt, from his first marriage to Richa Sharma, and Iqra Dutt, from his current marriage to Manyata Dutt.


Sanjay Dutt has a penchant for tandoori chicken, admires actors like Sylvester Stallone and Amitabh Bachchan, and holds a fondness for the legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar. His literary preference leans towards “A Stone For Danny Fisher” by Harold Robbins.

Cars Collection

When it comes to vehicles, Sanjay Dutt flaunts an impressive collection that includes a red Ferrari 599 GTB, Porsche SUV, Rolls Royce Ghost, a two-seater Audi R8, Audi Q7, and BMW 7 series. His bike collection features a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy.

Net Worth

A successful actor and film producer, Sanjay Dutt commands an approximate salary of Rs. 5-6 Crore per film and possesses an estimated net worth of Rs. 65 Crore as of 2014.

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