In the 1990s, Sanjay Dutt transformed Bollywood. The actor transformed the image of a typical Bollywood actor by bringing the jacked-up style and long hair to the forefront. Being someone who had the power to alter the business, it was only right that he performed in excellent films and played a slew of memorable characters. Munna Bhai, one of these characters, celebrates his 15th anniversary with the film Lage Raho Munna Bhai.
Because of an iconic character named Munna Bhai, a professional path was altered. In the 2003 film Munna Bhai MBBS, Sanjay Dutt played Munna Bhai. With his portrayal of the character, the role was immortalised in the imaginations of many, and fans couldn’t get enough of the Jhappi rescue Munna, prompting the production of a sequel. Although Lage Raho Munna Bhai has been out for 15 years, the excitement and anticipation for a third instalment is still palpable.
Sanjay Dutt made one of the best decisions of his life when he agreed to play Munna Bhai, despite his famed father’s advice. The film became the series’ second biggest blockbuster, and Sanjay’s reputation as a comedic actor was cemented by his outstanding performance in the second part.
Sanjay Dutt has a long list of notable films under his credit, including ‘Toolsidas Junior,’ ‘Shamshera,’ and ‘KGF Chapter 2’.