Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was released free today after serving 5 years of jail sentence in YCJ for illegal possession of arms during the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts. Sanjay Dutt aka Sanju Baba has always lived a controversial life throughout his career, from drug abuse to underworld connection.
Here are the top 5 controversies of Sanjay Dutt:
Drug Abuse (Drug Addict)
In an interview with Simi Garewal, Sanjay Dutt confessed that he was a drug addict and from heroin to cocaine he had tried everything in his life. Dutt had gone under 2 years of rehabilitation to get rid of this addiction. Watch the video:
1993 Bomb Blasts
Sanjay Dutt was accused for illegally keeping the arms during the 1993 Serial Bomb blasts at Mumbai, for which he was sentenced for 5 years of jail imprisonment.
Connection with Underworld Don Chhota Shakeel
In 1991, an audio was leaked where there was a conversation between Sanjay Dutt and underworld don Chhota Shakeel. Though there was no full-proof evidence against Dutt, but it led to a great controversy.
Sanjay Dutt’s relationship with sister Priya Dutt had hit rough patch when Sanjay Dutt decided to join Samajwadi party. Priya Dutt, who was MP Congress criticized his decision and mentioned his father late Sunit Dutt’s loyalty towards Congress.
The relationship between the siblings became more awful when his sisters – Namrata and Priya didn’t mark their presence in Sanjay Dutt’s marriage with Manyata.
Hard luck in Politics
Sanjay Dutt was expecting to contest the Lok Sabha elections in 2009, but due to his prior involvement in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, Supreme court rejected his candidacy for the election.