Have you ever seen this ‘Sanju Baba’ in Indore?

  • Manish K Pathak, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Feb 25, 2016 16:44 IST
Sanjay Thakur runs a mobile shop for livelihood. (HT)

Superstars are known to have crazy fans who idolise them and, sometimes, even imitate them completely. They keep a track of everything that’s happening in their star’s life, and they have just one dream: To meet the star personally some day. Sanjay Thakur, a 27-year-old from Indore (Madhya Pradesh) is a die-hard fan of Sanjay Dutt: He calls his wife Rajani Manyata, named his daughter, born in 2009, Trishala,has carved tattoos of his favourite star on his chest, and his mobile repair shop in Indore is called Sanju Baba.

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Thakur, who is called Sanjubaba in his native village, has made several trips to Mumbai to meet his idol, each time Dutt came to his Bandra residence on parole or furlough, but has not been successful in meeting him personally.

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But that has not deterred Thakur who was back outside the Dutt’s residence on Thursday morning. His dream is to get an autograph from Dutt on his body. “I have not had anything since morning and have decided that i will eat once my wish will complete. Without taking Sanjubaba’s autograph on my body i will not eat anything,” said Thakur.

Sanjay Thakur is a hit in Indore. (HT)

“My parents and relatives are fed up with my obsession, but I fought with my wife and father and came to Mumbai to meet him,” said Thakur.

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