5 reasons why ‘Sanju Baba’ is the ultimate B-town ‘Deadly Dutt’!

“Zindagi mein luck bhi sirf uska saath deta hai ... jis mein jeetne ka jazba ho”!

By Nikita Dutta

Apr 21, 2018

Sanjay Balraj Dutt was born on 29 July 1959 to veteran Hindi film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt. He is a renowned actor, film producer, comedian, politician and television presenter. The actor has contributed to more than 100 movies in his 38 years career span. He has won numerous awards which includes Filmfare Awards, IIFA Awards, etc. Four of his films have also been National Film Award winners.  

Best 5 movies by Sanjay Dutt :


Release Year

Box-office Collection

Vaastav: The Reality


41.3 crores INR

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.


150.29 crores INR

Lage Raho Munna Bhai


    126 crores INR



    21.5 crores INR



10 crores INR

For those who haven’t seen his biggest hits:

Vaastav: The Reality- 

The movie is directed by Mahesh Manjrekar and also stars Namrata Shirodkar, Mohnish Bahl, Shivaji Satam, Reema Lagoo, Paresh Rawal and Sanjay Narvekar. The movie is about two friends, Raghu and Dedh, who accidentally kill the brother of a gangster and are later dragged into the underworld for their protection. But as they become the more respected underworld gangsters, they end up attracting more attention from both the police and the rival criminal gangs. 

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S- 

The Rajkumar Hirani directed movie stars Sunil Dutt, Gracy Singh, Arshad Warsi, Jimmy Shergill and Boman Irani along with the star. The movie revolves around a goon Munna who enrolls himself in a medical college to fulfill his father’s dream. 

Lage Raho Munna Bhai- 

The movie is not a sequel to Munna Bhai M.B.B.S but is directed by the same director, Rajkumar Hirani. It stars the same two lead Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi along with the B-town beauty Vidya Balan. The comedy-drama revolves around Munna Bhai who falls in love with a radio jockey and to impress her, he pretends to be a dedicated follower of Mahatma Gandhi. As we all know, chaos comes with lies, soon Munna finds himself surrounded by a bunch of problems. He then finds himself being guided by Gandhiji himself. 


The Subhash Ghai directed movie stars Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Raakhee, Ramya Krishnan, Neena Gupta and Siddharth Randeria. The movie is about a criminal named Ballu who gets arrested by Inspector Ram. But he escapes from the police custody and to catch him Ram’s girlfriend Ganga, who is also a police officer goes undercover as a street-girl. Later she finds out that Ballu is a kind-hearted person and is forced to crime due to poverty and circumstances. Everything gets complicated when Ballu starts falling for Ganga.


The movie is directed by Mahesh Bhatt starring Pooja Bhatt, Deepak Tijori, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Avtar Gill and Neelima Azeem. The romantic thriller revolves around a young man who falls in love with a prostitute and then has to face the odd norms and overcome the social stigma.

The above-mentioned list will definitely prove that Sanjay Dutt has established himself in Bollywood and what makes him Bollywood’s Baba. 

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