Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is enjoying this phase of his life where he is ruling the grey scene post the success of his latest flick, a period drama, Panipat, where he portrayed a negative character of Ahmad Shah Abdali.Ironically, post this film, he is being offered number of grey character roles in the films, giving his fans a taste of his versatile acting. He has two upcoming films, Shamshera and Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2, lined up for release this year.
Sanjay Dutt opened up about working with actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhattin Sadak 2, in one of the most anticipated films of the year.
The actor, in an interview, reportedly talked about his experience working with the couple. He was all praise for the brilliant actors, Ranbir and Alia. According to Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir and Alia epitomize freshness and brilliant talent. He feels the couple constitute, “great talents of our country and everyone loves them!”.
After his 1991 film Sadak, the actor will share screen space with Alia Bhatt in the Mahesh Bhatt-directorial, reprising his role as Ravi. Calling both Ranbir and Alia’s talents as “brilliant”, Dutt said that the two actors’ energy is “infectious”.
Dutt also reportedly added that it is fun to be able to share a rapport with young stars and they make the whole experience so much fun. He feels that they bring so much energy to the sets, and that it is infectious.
Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2, will mark the director’s return after 20 years, also stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Pooja Bhatt in lead roles. Although nothing much has been revealed about the storyline of the film, makers have shared a glimpse that it will revolve around the relationship of a father and daughter.
Besides Sadak 2, the actor will be seen as an antagonist in the dacoitdrama, Shamshera, that is being directed by Karan Malhotra. The film is set in the 1800s and revolves around the story of a decoit tribe that fights against the British for their rights. In the movie, Sanjay shares screen space with “brilliant” actor Ranbir, who is playing the dual role of Shamshera and his father. Besides this, Vaani Kapoor, who is also starring in the movie, will portray the role of a dancer.
Both Shamshera and Sadak 2 are slated to hit the screens this year.
If the fans can recall, Ranbir Kapoor had portrayed Sanjay dutt himself in his biopic, Sanju! The biopic on the life of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has got a thumbs up from fans. Ranbir Kapoor, who played the role of Dutt in the movie has delivered the biggest hit of his career with Sanju(Box office revenues crossed 300 Cr) which has earned much praise for his performance. Perhaps its since this movie, that Sanjay dutt has been in very much awe of Ranbir Kapoor and his acting abilities!
Sanjay Dutt is son of actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis.Dutt made his acting debut in Rocky (1981), which was directed by his father. The crime thriller Naam (1985) proved to be a turning point in his career, which was followed by a series of commercially successful films in that decade, including Jeete Hain Shaan Se (1988) He earned nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Saajan (1991) and Khalnayak (1993). Dutt earned his first Best Actor Filmfare award for playing a common man-turned-gangster in Vaastav(2000).