Ace director Rajkumar Hirani’s upcoming directorial ‘Sanju’, a biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt is one of the most awaited films of the year 2018. The teaser of the movie sent a frenzy in the entire nation as the lead actor Ranbir Kapoor (who’s playing the titular role of Sanjay Dutt in the movie) strikingly resembled Sanjay Dutt, leaving the audiences mesmerized with Hirani’s craft and efforts.Also Read - Vicky Kaushal Reveals How he Reacted When he First Heard The Rumours of His Engagement With Katrina Kaif
Known for his detailing to every aspect of the film, Rajkumar Hirani has left no stone unturned to aptly portray the life of Sanjay Dutt through the film. Prepping up for the movie in the pre–production stage, the director had to recreate the house of the actor where he lived with his parents. While we all know that the house is no longer there, but the director took help from the yesteryear actor’s sister Priya Dutt to recreate the same house for the shooting of the film. He personally reached out to Priya, who further helped him with photographs and home videos of their ancestral home. Also Read - Vicky Kaushal Opens Up On Roka Rumors With Katrina Kaif : Says, "I Will Get Engaged Soon Enough", Watch Video
A source revealed, “Rajkumar Sir wanted to portray Sanjay’s life right from childhood as is and hence we all got into recreating the entire set up for the house, where Sanjay originally resided with his parents Sunil and Nargis Dutt. The set creation took about 25 days and once it was ready, the cast and crew including the visitors on the sets were shocked and amazed to see the exact replication of the original house.” Also Read - ‘Give This Man A Medal’: Netizens Hail Vicky Kaushal’s Performance in Sardar Udham
The teaser has garnered immense appreciation for the apt portrayal of Sanjay Dutt’s life. While Ranbir Kapoor is being showered with praises for his amazing transformation into each phase of Sanjay Dutt’s life, Rajkumar Hirani is hailed for his realistic portrayal. ALSO READ: Irrfan Khan To Star In Shoojit Sircar’s Udham Singh Biopic?
Written and helmed by Rajkumar Hirani, the film also stars an ensemble cast in addition to Ranbir Kapoor which includes Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Vicky Kaushal, Sonam Kapoor and Dia Mirza amongst others. Bankrolled by Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films in association with Fox Star Studios, ‘Sanju’ is all set to be released on 29th June 2018.