When message from his mom made ‘baba’ cry
The recently released poster of Rajkumar Hirani's SANJU showcases uncanny similarity between Nargis Dutt and her onscreen counterpart Manisha Koirala. Manisha Koirala has got into the skin of the legendary actress for the upcoming biopic of Sanjay Dutt starring Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay.
While the poster showcased the mother-son duo, it is a lesser known fact that Sanjay Dutt had an emotional journey with his mother that ended with the demise of Nargis Dutt.
The trailer of SANJU showcases the various facades of the actor's life, from drugs to women. Sanjay Dutt spent his youth being high while his mother Nargis Dutt was away battling cancer in the US.
The legendary actress during her illness would take time to record tapes for her son, Sanjay Dutt during Sanjay Dutt was battling his drug addiction.
However, under the influence of substance abuse, Sanjay Dutt would not hear the tape-recorded messages. It was only after the demise of Nargis Dutt when Sanjay Dutt regained sobriety that Sanjay Dutt heard the tapes.
The actor had an emotional meltdown on listening to his mother's words. That is when Sanjay Dutt took up fitness and showcased phenomenal transformation.
Director Rajkumar Hirani was intrigued with this aspect of the mother-son bond and the heart-wrenching end to their relationship.