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Sanjay Dutt takes Haryanvi lessons from driver

Dibyojyoti Baksi, Hindustan Times  Mumbai, December 08, 2012
First Published: 12:10 IST(8/12/2012) | Last Updated: 15:19 IST(9/12/2012)

A week ago, Sanjay Dutt had just about finished dubbing for Anand Kumar’s Zilla Ghaziabad. But the actor, who plays the role of a Haryanvi police officer in the movie, was not satisfied with his pronunciation.

Sanjay DuttWhich is when his driver came to his rescue.

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According to a source, the actor often overheard his driver, who is from Haryana, speaking on the phone in a heavy Haryanvi accent.

“He picked up the accent and a few tips on some colloquial words from him and then decided to redub a portion of the film,” says the source.

Producer Vinod Bachchan says, “We were content with the outcome, but Sanjay sir wanted to improve his work. It has worked out brilliantly.”

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