Sunil Dutt

  • Shiv Sena opposes move to pardon Sanjay Dutt March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Monday opposed the move to pardon Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt stating that it would send a wrong message to the society. Speaking in the Legislative Council during a debate on Law and Order scenario in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MLC Neelam Gorhe said, "There should not be a...
  • Mumbai blasts: How Sanjay Dutt spent 14 days in jail in 1993 March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt had been jailed for 14 days in 1993 in connection with the Mumbai serial bomb blasts. At that time Sanjay Dutt thought that his life had come to an end. In the jail Dutt used to sit quietly near the window and watch the...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Legal options available before Sanjay Dutt March 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction under the Arms Act but reduced his sentence from six years to five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Dutt has to undergo three-and-a-half years imprisonment as he has already spent 18 months in jail earlier. The apex...
  • Telugu director Bapu conferred an award March 11, 2013

    Vishakhapatnam: Veteran Telugu director Bapu a k a Sattiraju Laxmi Narayanawas conferred the 'Vishwa Vikyata Dharshaka Maharishi' award by industrialist-politician T Subbarami Reddy (TSR). The award was presented on the occasion of the birthday of TSR, who on this day every year, honours a member from film fraternity. "I'm extremely blessed to...
  • Amitabh: Sunil Dutt was the first angry young man March 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who earned the tag of 'Angry Young Man' after his films 'Zanjeer' and 'Namak Haraam', believes the first actor to hold the title is not him but Sunil Dutt who portrayed an angry Birju in the 1957-epic 'Mother India'. In the Mehboob Khan-directed 'Mother India', Sunil Dutt...
  • 'Nagin' remake to be contemporary, says Ekta February 4, 2013

    Mumbai: TV and film producer Ekta Kapoor, who has bought the rights of yesteryear blockbuster film 'Nagin' is remaking the JeetendraReena Roy starrer with a contemporary feel to it. "We are remaking 'Nagin' but it will be set in today's time. It will be a contemporary feel considering the sensibilities of...
  • Bollywood's top 20 suspense films of all time November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian audiences have started expecting good films from Aamir Khan and thus the makers of 'Talaash' will have to face a tough time in living up to the expectations. The trailers of the film suggest that 'Talaash' is going to be a dark film which will more...
  • Is there anything personal for Bollywood celebs? July 22, 2012

    New Delhi: As someone who grew up in Mumbais Pali Hill, the citys Beverley Hills, with neighbours like Dilip Kumar, Meena Kumari, Pran, Sunil Dutt, Nargis, celebs were a reality, but with a difference. They were invisible. You saw them on the silver screen, read and dreamt about them,...
  • Will 'Paan Singh' redefine the 'dacoit' genre? February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A hostile or insubordinate attitude towards the existing authority forms the base of the word 'rebel'. Unfortunately, the same description goes for another word 'dacoit'. Tigmanshu Dhulia's forthcoming film 'Paan Singh Tomar' will try to define the thin line between a rebel and a dacoit but can this...
  • No Bollywood for Sanjay Dutt's daughter Trishala January 18, 2012

    Mumbai: When it comes to his daughter Trishala, Sanjay Dutt is a very protective father and candidly admits that he will never allow her to step into showbiz. The 22yearold expressed interest to get into acting, but Sanjay didn't support her decision. He confirmed it and told IANS: "Absolutely true and...
  • CWG CAG report: PMO in the line of fire August 5, 2011

    New Delhi: It's not just Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit who will be under the scanner once the CAG report is tabled. Even the Prime Minister's office faces some tough questions over the appointment of Suresh Kalmadi as CWG OC chief. As first reported by CNNIBN, late Sports Minister Sunil Dutt...
  • CWG: Kalmadi issue embarrasses both Cong, BJP August 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Suresh Kalmadi's elevation as Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief is proving to be an embarrassment for both the Congress and the BJP. For the past 24 hours, sports minister Ajay Maken has been trying his best to lay the entire responsibility for appointment Suresh Kalmadi as OC chairman on...
  • Sanjay Dutt wants to stay away from politics July 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was associated with a political party for a brief period, wants to stay away from politics as he finds "acting in Bollywood is better." "Keep me away from politics. I will never think of getting back to politics," 51yearold Sanjay said in an interview. "I had...
  • Dutt remembers mom Nargis on her birthday June 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Remembering his mother Nargis Dutt on her birth anniversary, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt says he misses her even 29 years after her death. Nargis died in 1981 after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. Tuesday marks her 81st birth anniversary. "It's been 29 years now that my beloved mother left...
  • Three Jayas: The heroines of Indian politics April 25, 2009

    New Delhi: It pays to be a hero in films but when it comes to netagiri, heroines reign supreme! While southern stars NT Rama Rao and M G Ramachandran made a big splash in politics, Bollywood's leading men have a poor report card in the political arena. Govinda: was elected...
  • Star power: Dileep Kumar campaings for Priya Dutt April 13, 2009

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Dileep Kumar was in Mumbai to lend his support for Priya Dutt's campaign. A long time friend of her father Sunil Dutt, Dileep Kumar is a father figure for the Congress candidate. "Ye hamari choti si beti ko bhagwan sari izzat de, sara maan de, sari kamyabi de...
  • Unknown starlet Dilnawaz's journey to Mrs Manyata Dutt January 22, 2009

    New Delhi: Actor Sanjay Dutt's sisters haven't made secret of their dislike for Manyata Dutt, the woman their brother married. Until she married Dutt, the woman was a mystery and known for two bit roles in Bgrade movies. She also dodged controversies related to her alleged marriage before to another man that...
  • Prodigal son Sanjay Dutt tries imitating father Sunil January 22, 2009

    New Delhi: The hugely respected actor turned politician Sunil Dutt was known and respected for his principles and his simple yet righteous lifestyle. In stark contrast, his equally charismatic and successful actor son Sanjay Dutt has had a life chequered with runins with the law and controversies regarding his personal...
  • Needed political candidate: age, experience no bar November 15, 2008

    Jammu: Sunil Dutt is an aspiring politician. Last month, the shopkeeper from Jammu saw an advertisement by the Janata Party in a local newspaper, seeking political candidates to contest elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Sunil applied immediately. A few phone calls and an interview later, Dutt is now the partys candidate...
  • Nargis contemplated suicide before meeting Darlingji November 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Caught between a fruitless relationship and a family that hardly understood her, Nargis actually contemplated committing suicide, just before Sunil Dutt entered her life, rekindling in her the desire to live, reveals a recently released book, relating the love story of the duo. While their relationship began with the...
  • Darlingji, or, the romance of Nargis and Sunil Dutt November 1, 2007

    The romance of Nargis and Sunil Dutt has inspired more than one tribute this year alone. After Mr and Mrs Dutt: Memories of Our Parents a memoir compiled by their children Priya and Namrata comes Kishwar Desai's Darlingji, which was released in New Delhi by director Shyam Benegal. The...
  • Nargis, Sunil Dutt starrer Mother India turns 50 October 26, 2007

    Mumbai: An all time classics of Hindi cinema, the Nargis and Sunil Dutt starrer Mother India turns 50 this year. Perhaps I for the first time came face to face, through cinema of course, what our villages are all about, what rural India is all about, what happens there and...
  • Rajeev's Recco: Mr and Mrs Dutt is a treasure trove October 6, 2007

    Mr and Mrs Dutt is an emotional journey of Namrata and Priya Dutt, daughters of late actors Sunil and Nargis Dutt. The book, a perfect tribute to their perfect parents, makes for an engrossing read as the Dutt sisters take a trip down memory lane. ...
  • Family launches book on Sunil, Nargis Dutt September 29, 2007

    New Delhi: A photoessay book on actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis was launched in the capital. The Dutt family was out in full force at the launch of the book on their parents. Flanked by his brothersinlaw, even actor Sanjay Dutt accompanied his sisters and authors of the book Priya and...