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I thought it was Sanjay Dutt, says Rishi Kapoor after watching Ranbir in Sanju trailer

Based on the life and struggles of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, Sanju also stars Anushka Sharma, Manisha Koirala and Vicky Kaushal in important roles.

bollywood Updated: May 28, 2018 19:07 IST
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Sanju will hit the screens on June 29, 2018.
Sanju will hit the screens on June 29, 2018.(AFP)

Rishi Kapoor felt overwhelmed after watching the trailer of Sanju as his son and actor Ranbir Kapoor’s work in the film left him feeling proud. Sanju is a biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt (essayed by Ranbir), directed by Rajkumar Hirani.

“The way Rajkumar Hirani has presented Ranbir is the biggest superb thing, the boy has really done well. I am so proud of him. I swear on (wife) Neetu and Ranbir, I did not think it was Ranbir, I thought it was Sanjay Dutt,” said Rishi after watching the trailer, read a statement.

“You don’t know how emotionally triggered I am right now at the point where Vinod (Chopra) and Raju (Rajkumar Hirani) have shown me this trailer. The first appearance of Ranbir from the jail, I thought it was Sanjay Dutt,” he added.

Sanju showcases the highs and lows of Sanjay’s life. The film also stars Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Vicky Kaushal, Sonam Kapoor and Dia Mirza.

Co-produced by Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films in association with Fox Star Studios, the film is scheduled to release on June 29.

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