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Sanjay Dutt to miss Ghanchakkar?

Dibyojyoti Baksi, Hindustan Times  Mumbai, March 23, 2013
First Published: 13:07 IST(23/3/2013) | Last Updated: 13:47 IST(23/3/2013)

Thursday’s Supreme Court verdict has left filmmakers working with Sanjay Dutt worried.

The SC sentenced Sanjay Dutt to five years’ imprisonment, of which the actor has already served 18 months. But he has another four weeks before he must surrender, during which he has to wrap up most of his immediate work.

A trade source reveals that Sanjay’s priority now will be to finish the bigger roles he has in Rajkumar Hirani’s P.K. and KS Ravikumar’s Policegiri. So he might not be able to shoot for his cameo in Rajkumar Gupta’s Ghanchakkar.

“Sanjay has too many things to finish, and there is little time. It seems difficult for him to find two more days for his cameo in Ghanchakkar,” says the source. The makers are in talks with Sanjay, but are also thinking about replacing him. We tried contacting Gupta, but he and producer UTV Motion Pictures chose not to comment. 

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