- The book is written by Yasser Usman and published by Juggernaut
- Mr Dutt's statement says a legal notice was sent to the author
- He also revealed that an official autobiography would be released
The excerpts that have been appearing indicate that the book is based partly on old interviews but mostly on hearsay, Mr Dutt's statement alleged.
Read Sanjay Dutt's statement and accompanying tweet here:
I hope better sense will prevail and there will be no further excerpts that will hurt me or my family. My official autobiography will be out soon which will be authentic and based on facts. pic.twitter.com/iOiazTRc6n— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) March 20, 2018
The excerpts that have so far been carried by media outlets, including NDTV.com, have dealt with Sanjay Dutt's alleged affair with actress Madhuri Dixit, the breakdown of his first marriage to actress Richa Sharma who was battling cancer, how the actor beat drug addiction, and an alleged romance and its aftermath with actress Tina Munim.
Sanjay Dutt, now married to former actress Maanyata, completed his jail time in 2016 and is now working again. He was last seen in 2017's Bhoomi and is the subject of a biopic in which he is played by actor Ranbir Kapoor.