- The Sanjay Dutt biopic releases on June 29
- The biopic is still remains untitled
- Ranbir plays the protagonist in the movie
The no-holds-barred story of Sanjay Dutt, directed by @RajkumarHirani, #DuttBiopic releasing on June 29! A Fox Star Studios presentation, produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and #RajkumarHirani. #RanbirKapoor— Fox Star Hindi (@foxstarhindi) January 5, 2018
Sonam Kapoor plays the role of actress Tina Munim, Anushka Sharma had been cast as a journalist while Monisha Koirala and Sunil Dutt will take up the roles of Sanjay Dutt's parents - Nargis and Sunil Dutt. Dia Mirza will be seen playing the role of Sanjay's wife Maanyata in the biopic. The yet-untitled movie will highlight Mr Dutt's initial days in the industry, his affairs, his relationship with his parents and his jail-time.
Ranbir Kapoor, who confessed that Mr Dutt shared his personal experiences generously to help him get into the skin of the character, told PTI: "It's not a propaganda film trying to portray him as God or something. We are trying to show a very human side of Sanjay Dutt, his perils, his downfall, his will to fight, his time in jail, terrorism charges, his drug phase, how he handled his mother's death two days before the release of his debut film, his relationship with his father. These were human conflicts in his life."
On the work front, Sanjay Dutt is currently shooting for Torbaaz/i> and also has Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3 in the pipeline. Ranbir Kapoor is currently prepping for Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra, in which he co-stars with Alia Bhatt.