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Coming soon: Sanjay Dutt in an action thriller

Actor Sanjay Dutt, who walked out of Yerawada jail on Thursday after completing his sentence in the 1993 bomb blasts case, will begin shooting for Siddharth Anand’s action film this summer. The Bang Bang director is teaming up with Dutt for the first time.

Sanjay Dutt Released Updated: Feb 25, 2016 20:05 IST
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Sanjay Dutt will be seen in an action thriller directed by Bang Bang director Siddharth Anand.

Actor Sanjay Dutt, who walked out of Yerawada jail on Thursday after completing his sentence in the 1993 bomb blasts case, will begin shooting for Siddharth Anand’s action film this summer. The Bang Bang director is teaming up with Dutt for the first time.

“We will be working on a film soon. It’s an action film (yet to be titled) with elements of thrill. We will begin shooting in summer,” Siddharth said. He revealed it is not a multi-starrer. The project is likely to be the first for the 56-year-old actor after his jail term.

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Asked if there is a leading lady romancing Dutt in the film, Siddharth chose not to give out any details. Dutt will also be seen in director Umesh Shukla’s untitled film with a social theme, Indra Kumar’s third instalment of comic caper Dhamaal and third part of Munnabhai series.

3 Idiots director Rajkumar Hirani has been working relentlessly on the script of a yet-untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic that he will take up next. The much talked-about film will see Ranbir Kapoor playing Dutt. Initially, the film-maker wasn’t kicked about the idea of the biopic.

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Aside from the biopic, Sanjay Dutt’s name has been attached to a number of films that have been touted as his big comeback film but there is no official confirmation about any of the films from Dutt’s side.

Marco Bhau: Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra told HT that his sister Shelly will be directing the actor in a film, to be made under his banner.

Third part of Munna Bhai franchise: Rajkumar Hirani has confirmed that they are working on the third part of the hit film series that will be directed by Hirani.

Khalnayak Returns: Madhuri Dixit was cast opposite Sanjay Dutt in Khalnayak. Talks have been rife that Subhash Ghai might cast Dutt in the remake of the 90s hit, Khalnayak but there has been no confirmation from anyone.

Kaante 2: Kaante was a remake of Hollywood movie Reservoir Dogs. Rumour has it that Sanjay Dutt’s old friend Sanjay Gupta might be making a sequel to their hit film. Talks also came up a few weeks back that Gupta has signed Dutt for an action thriller with no official word from the concerned parties yet.

Prabhu Deva’s directorial venture: Manyata Dutt reportedly signed the actor-director for a home production that is slated to star Dutt in the lead.

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