Remembering Sunil Dutt

Updated On Jun 05, 2013 06:27 PM IST
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Known for his simplicity and humble nature, Sunil Dutt was always a people's person. The veteran actor was highly praised for his acting skills throughout his career. On his 83rd birth anniversary, we take you through his life journey. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 05, 2013 06:27 PM IST

Known for his simplicity and humble nature, Sunil Dutt was always a people's person. The veteran actor was highly praised for his acting skills throughout his career. On his 83rd birth anniversary, we take you through his life journey.

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Sunil Dutt started out with radio and was hugely popular on the Hindi Service of Radio Ceylon, which was the oldest radio station in South Asia. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sunil Dutt started out with radio and was hugely popular on the Hindi Service of Radio Ceylon, which was the oldest radio station in South Asia.

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Although Sunil Dutt's debut film was Railway Platform (1955), he shot to fame only with Mother India (1957). View Photos in a new improved layout
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Although Sunil Dutt's debut film was Railway Platform (1955), he shot to fame only with Mother India (1957).

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Dutt was one of the major stars of Hindi Cinema in the late 1950s and 1960s and continued to star in many successful films like Sadhna (1958), Sujata (1959), Mujhe Jeene Do (1963), Khandaan (1965) and Padosan (1967). View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dutt was one of the major stars of Hindi Cinema in the late 1950s and 1960s and continued to star in many successful films like Sadhna (1958), Sujata (1959), Mujhe Jeene Do (1963), Khandaan (1965) and Padosan (1967).

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Sunil Dutt married actress Nargis on 11 March 1958, after he worked with her in Mother India. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sunil Dutt married actress Nargis on 11 March 1958, after he worked with her in Mother India.

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Dutt is remembered for his role in Yaadein, where he was the only actor in the cast. It also won him a National Award. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dutt is remembered for his role in Yaadein, where he was the only actor in the cast. It also won him a National Award.

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The actor also received a Padma Shri award in 1968. In the early 1990s, he retired from Bollywood and moved to politics. View Photos in a new improved layout
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The actor also received a Padma Shri award in 1968. In the early 1990s, he retired from Bollywood and moved to politics.

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Sunil Dutt was hounoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995 for his contribution to the film industry. View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sunil Dutt was hounoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995 for his contribution to the film industry.

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Sunil Dutt was last seen in Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) alongside his son Sanjay Dutt. He died of a heart attack in his sleep. After his demise, Dutt was honoured with the Phalke Ratna Award by the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy in 2005. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 05, 2013 06:27 PM IST

Sunil Dutt was last seen in Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) alongside his son Sanjay Dutt. He died of a heart attack in his sleep. After his demise, Dutt was honoured with the Phalke Ratna Award by the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy in 2005.

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