Sanjay Dutt Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Manyata Dutt
Age: 64 Years
Height: 6'

Sanjay Dutt

Full NameSanjay Balraj Dutt
Nickname(s)Sanju Baba, Munna Bhai
Profession(s)Actor, Film Producer
Famous RoleMurli Prasad Sharma (Munna Bhai); in the "Munna Bhai Series" Films
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6’
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 44 inches
- Waist: 36 inches
- Biceps: 16 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 July 1959 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)64 Years
BirthplaceBombay, Bombay State (Now, Mumbai), India
Zodiac signLeo
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolThe Lawrence School, Sanawar (Near Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh)
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm (Child Actor): Reshma Aur Shera (Hindi; 1972)
Sanjay Dutt Debut Film (Child Actor) Reshma Aur Shera
Film (Lead Actor): Rocky (Hindi; 1981)
Sanjay Dutt Debut Film (Lead Actor) Rocky
Film (Producer): Shortkut (Hindi; 2009)
Sanjay Dutt Film Shortkut
TV: Bigg Boss Season 5 in 2011 (co-host with Salman Khan)
Sanjay Dutt Bigg Boss Season 5
Blood GroupO (+ve)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Political InclinationIn the 2009 Lok Sabha Elections, he was offered a ticket from the Samajwadi Party to contest the election. However, he withdrew when the court refused to suspend his conviction in the illegal possession of arms case.
Sanjay Dutt And Samajwadi Party
His sister, Priya Dutt, is a Member of Indian National Congress (INC)
Address58 Smt Nargis Dutt Road, Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai 400050
HobbiesPlaying the Guitar, Photography, Cooking, Doing Workouts, Horse Riding
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2000: Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Vaastav: The Reality
2004: Filmfare Award for Best Comedian for Munnabhai M.B.B.S.

Note: He has many other awards/honours to his name
Tattoo(s)Upper Arm (Left Shoulder)- Om Namah Shivaya, written in Sanskrit
Sanjay Dutt Tattoo On Upper Arm Left Shoulder
Upper Arm (Right Shoulder)- A dragon breathing fire
Sanjay Dutt Tattoo On Upper Arm Right Shoulder
Right Arm- Two Samurai soldiers one below the other, one in black and white, the other colourful, with Japanese flowers falling over them
Sanjay Dutt Tattoo On Right Arm
Left Shoulder Blade- Shiv Gayatri Mantra
Sanjay Dutt Left Shoulder Blade
Left Forearm- A snake and “Dilnawaz," his wife Maanayata's real name
Sanjay Dutt Left Forearm Tattoo
Right Forearm- A lion and the words “Simba Rules"
Sanjay Dutt Right Forearm Tattoo
Chest- His parents’ names Nargis in Urdu and Sunil Dutt in Devanagari
Sanjay Dutt Chest Tattoo
Neck- A Tibetan Om, his birth sign Leo and a red-inked tattoo of the numerical one
Sanjay Dutt Neck Tattoo
Controversies• 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.
Sanjay Dutt In Police Custody
• 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.
• An FIR was filed against Sanjay Dutt and 40 others by Viacom18 media company in 2023. In the complaint, the company accused Sanjay of promoting the Fairplay app for streaming the 2023 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup. According to Viacom18, it had the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) to stream the matches, and the Fairplay app was illegally streaming it. On the basis of the complaint, Sanjay was summoned by the Maharashtra Cyber Cell to which he later responded through a handwritten letter. [1]India Today
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsTina Munim, Actress (1981-1983)
Sanjay Dutt With His Ex-Girlfriend Tina Munim
Richa Sharma, Actress (1987-1996)
Madhuri Dixit, Actress (1990-1993)
Sanjay Dutt With Madhuri Dixit
Marriage DateFirst Marriage: October 12, 1987
Second Marriage: Year, 1998
Third Marriage: February 7, 2008
Wife/SpouseFirst Wife: Richa Sharma, Actress (m. 1987-till her death in 1996)
Sanjay Dutt With His Ex-Wife Richa Sharma
Second Wife: Rhea Pillai, Model (m. 1998; div. 2005)
Sanjay Dutt With His Ex-Wife Rhea Pillai
Third Wife: Manyata Dutt, Actress (2008-Present)
Sanjay Dutt With His Wife Manyata Dutt
ChildrenSon- Shahraan (from Manyata Dutt)
Daughter(s)- Trishala Dutt (from Richa Sharma), Iqra Dutt (from Manyata Dutt)
Sanjay Dutt With His Wife And Children Shahraan And Iqra
Trishala Dutt
Sanjay Dutt With His Daughter Trishala
ParentsFather- Late Sunil Dutt (Actor)
Mother- Late Nargis Dutt (Actress)
Sanjay Dutt With His Parents
SiblingsBrother- None
Sisters- Priya Dutt (Politician), Namrata Dutt (both younger)
Sanjay Dutt With His Sisters
FoodTandoori Chicken
Actor(s)Sylvester Stallone, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna
Actress(es)Sharmila Tagore, Nargis
Singer(s)Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
BookA Stone For Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins
Sanjay Dutt Favourite Book A Stone For Danny Fisher
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionRed Ferrari 599 GTB, Porsche SUV, Rolls Royce Ghost, a two-seater Audi R8, Audi Q7, BMW 7 series
Sanjay Dutt Car
Bike CollectionHarley-Davidson Fat Boy
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 5-6 Crore/Film
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 65 Crore (as of 2014)

Sanjay Dutt


Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanjay Dutt

  • Sanjay Dutt is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Hindi films. From romance to comedy, he has appeared in almost every genre of films and has given some classic hits to Bollywood including Saajan (1991), Khalnayak (1993), and the Munna Bhai series.
  • His mother Nargis used to call him “Chand.”
  • His mother, Nargis, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, she died on 2 May 1981, 5 days before the release of “Rocky,” which was Sanjay’s first film, Nargis wanted to see his son on the silver screen but unfortunately, she couldn’t.

    A Childhood Photo of Sanjay Dutt With His Mother Nargis

    A Childhood Photo of Sanjay Dutt With His Mother Nargis

  • He started taking drugs when he was in high school.
  • He changed the spelling of his name from “Sunjay” to “Sanjay” after his drug rehabilitation; as he wanted to start a new life with a new name.
  • During an interview, he revealed that although he was very close to his mother, Nargis, he didn’t weep on her death. He also said that once his father, Sunil Dutt, sent him an audio record of Nargis (when she was not well and was struggling for her life), and when he played the audio, he wept for almost next 4-5 hours; remembering his deceased mother. In the audio, Nargis asked Sanjay to keep his natural instinct throughout his life and to never show off.
  • He was listed among the leading Bollywood actors after the 1986 blockbuster film- Naam. His role in the film was critically praised, both by the audience and the critics. Sanjay Dutt Film Naam 1986
  • He was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award for the first time in 1992 for the film- Saajan. Sanjay Dutt Film Saajan
  • He was out of work for 4 years; after he was arrested in 1993 for his alleged involvement in the 1993 Mumbai Serial Blasts. The rising stars of that time including Ajay Devgan, Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan, and Akshay Kumar, showed their support for Sanjay Dutt. Bollywood Actors Supporting Sanjay Dutt
  • The 1999 blockbuster film- Vaastav: The Reality received critical acclaims and his role was considered one of the best performances in his career. Sanjay Dutt In Vaastav
  • The character of Munna Bhai in the National Award-winning blockbuster film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003), is considered the iconic role in his career. Sanjay Dutt In Munna Bhai MBBS
  • He plays the guitar very well and has won the Gold medal for playing the guitar in a competition in the USA.
  • His first wife, Richa Sharma, died due to Cancer in 1996.
  • His younger sister, Namrata, is married to actor Kumar Gaurav.Sanjay Dutt's Sister Namrata And His Brother-In-Law Kumar Gaurav
  • After the death of his first wife, Richa, Sanjay lost the custody of her daughter Trishala and thereafter, Trishala started living with her maternal grandparents in the United States.
  • His third wife, Manyata’s real name is Dilnawaz Sheikh.
  • His 2 children with Manyata (son Shahraan and daughter Iqra) are twins.
  • An audio of a conversation between Sanjay Dutt and Chhota Shakeel also surfaced in the media, in which Sanjay Dutt was heard using abusive language.

  • In the 2009 Lok Sabha Elections, he was offered a ticket from the Samajwadi Party to contest the election. However, he withdrew when the court refused to suspend his conviction in the illegal possession of arms case.
  • At the Yerwada Jail, he was allotted the prisoner number- 16656.
  • During his stay at the Pune’s Yerwada Jail, he earned ₹38000 in 5 years of his jail term, and after having spent most of it on daily uses, he came out of jail with Rs. 450.
  • In 2016, Rajkumar Hirani announced to make a biopic on Sanjay Dutt’s life and also took the first shot when Sanjay Dutt was released from the Yerwada Jail in February 2016.

  • By 2018, it was confirmed that Ranbir Kapoor would play the role of Sanjay Dutt in his biopic titled “Sanju.”

  • In August 2020, he was taken to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital after he complained of chest pain and breathlessness where he was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer; however, he tested negative for COVID-19. [2]The Times of India
  • In June 2023, he acquired stakes in the Zim Afro T10 franchise Harare Hurricanes; T10 is considered the fastest format in cricket. On acquiring stakes in the franchise, Dutt said,

    Zimbabwe has a rich history in the sport and to associate with that and help fans have a great time is something that truly gives me joy.” [3]The Tribune

  • Dutt is known for his smoking and drinking habits, and he is often spotted promoting these brands by appearing in surrogate advertisements.

  • In June 2023, he invested in an alcobev startup called the Cartel & Bros that brought out a Scotch whiskey called ‘The Glenwalk.’

    Sanjay Dutt promoting The Glenwalk Scotch whiskey

    Sanjay Dutt promoting The Glenwalk Scotch whiskey