Sanju – The Sanjay Dutt Biopic Starring Ranbir Kapoor – Trailer, Casting And Interesting Facts


The trailer of Sanju is out and it’s a brilliant trailer. Normally trailers, especially of Indian movies, are a collection of some of the best shots from the movie giving us an idea about what to expect in the theaters. This trailer however, takes a different approach. It has it’s own script and it’s own shots, separate from the movie. Half way through, it does go back to a collection of scenes from the movie, but before that, it’s a piece of art that deserves an award.

Scroll all the way down for the trailer.

Sanju is a movie that needs no introduction. It’s a well known and much awaited biopic on one of the most controversial stars in Bollywood history. Sanjay Dutt is a man of many dimensions. His life is has been a roller coaster ride of highs and lows. Loved by many, hated by many. He had well wishers and he had enemies. Everything in his life was on the extreme ends, nothing was normal. Regardless what one thinks of him, his life story is a script by itself begging to be made into a movie and it could not have been anyone better than Rajkumar Hirani to make it. 

And now, after watching the trailer, it could not have been anyone better than Ranbir Kapoor to play the part. Ranbir is not just playing the part, he has turned into Sanjay Dutt. He was adopted his mannerisms, his body language and his famous walk to a perfection. There is a time in the trailer where the old age Sanju walks in and delivers a dialog and one wonders it its the real Sanjay Dutt or Rabir Kapoor playing Sanjay Dutt. 

But enough about the lead. Who else is in the movie? Sanjay Dutt had almost every celebrities in his life. So we expect to see a lot of actors playing other actors in the movie. Fun, isn’t it?

We don’t have all the information yet, but here are some interesting peeks. Let’s start with his parents.

Sunil Dutt – Paresh Rawal

Sunil Dutt, Sanjay’s father and noted politician who stood by his son all the way every step of his life till he died. His character is being played by ace actor Paresh Rawal. Confirming this, Raju Hirani said  “Paresh Rawal plays Sunil Dutt’s role in the film, the next trailer will introduce him.”

Bollywood Red Sanju Sanhay Dutt Biopic Sunil Dutt Paresh Rawal

Nargis Dutt – Manisha Koirala

Nargis Dutt is one of the biggest names from the yester-years of Bollywood. She died to cancer just 3 days before Sanjay’s first film “Rocky” released in 1981. Her death had significant effect on a young Sanjay Dutt. Manisha Koirala, a cancer survivor herself, plays the character. Manisha Koirala and Sanjay Dutt know each other well. They have done many movies in the past like YalgaarKartoosSanam, Mehbooba and Baaghi 

Bollywood Red Sanju Sanjay Dutt Biopic Nargis Dutt Manisha Koirala

Manyata Dutt – Dia Mirza

Manyta and Sanjay got married in 2008 and she managed a large part of his life including his business and his image makeover. Dia Mirza plays Manyata in the movie. Sanjay and Dia also have done a few movies together, like Dus Kahaniyaan and Lage Raho Munna Bhai.


Tina Munim – Sonam Kapoor?

If you go by tumors, Tina Munim and Sanjay dutt had more than just friendship between them. Grapevine says that the role will be played by Sonam Kapoor. There is no confirmation of this yet.


Salman Khan – Jim Sarbh?

Salman and Sanhay were close friends at one point and have shared some interesting times. Their chemistry in Sajan as close buddies was unforgettable. It’s rumored that Jim Sarbh will play the role of Salman Khan. This has not been confirmed either. 

Bollywood Red Sanju Sanjay Dutt Salman Khan Jim Sarbh

Madhuri Dixit – Karishma Tanna?

Kalnayak brought Madhuri and Sanjay closer and there were rumors of a romance as well. Karishma Tanna is rumored to play Madhuri in the movie. This also is unconfirmed.


Anushka Sharma plays a film Journalist

Anushka has a very significant role in the movie where she plays a journalist who asks Sanhay some very rough questions. 

Bollywood Red Sanju Sanjay Dutt Biopic Anushka Sharma

Anuskha Sharma

Other than that, there are also Boman Irani and Jim Sarbh in the movie. They are rumored to play Sanjay Gupta and Salman Khan respectively.


Take a look at the trailer:

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