Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Cast: Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt a.k.a Sanju, Paresh Rawal as Sunil Dutt, Vicky Kaushal as Kamlesh Kanhaiyalal Kapasi a.k.a Kamli, Manisha Koirala as Nargis, Dia Mirza as Manyata Dutt, Sonam Kapoor as Ruby, Anushka Sharma as Winnie Dias, and Jim Sarbh as Zubin Mistry
Sanju is a biographical movie based on the controversial life of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. the movie starts with a lyricist D.N. Tripathi who tries to write a biography on Sanjay Dutt. In his book, he compares Sanjay Dutt to Mahatma Gandhi, hearing this, Sanjay throws his out. In the news, the Bombay High Court announces 5 years of jail time for Sanjay Dutt in 1993 Bombay bombings and gives him 1 month to surrender. Sanjay's wife Manyata Dutt then approaches a London-based writer Winnie Diaz to write Sanjay's biography. Winnie feels reluctant at first, but when Zubin Mistry, a real estate builder asks her not to write Sanjay's biography, she is intrigued and interviews Sanjay.
Sunil Dutt, father of Sanjay Dutt plans to launch his son's career in Bollywood. Sunil often tries to control Sanjay on the sets which upset Sanjay. Sanjay's friend Zubin encourages him to try drugs. Sanjay is further driven in alcoholism and drug addiction after learning that his mother, Nargis Dutt, is suffering from cancer. In New York, where Nargiz is being treated, Sanjay meets Kamlesh who stays by his side like a pillar in helping him recover from his drug addiction. The story then unfolds how Sanjay's name is dragged into 1993 Bombay bombings and other controversies. The film has also cast on light on Sanjay's life in prison. How Sanjay cope with all these false accusations and misleading headlines forms the rest of the story.
Sanju was made on a budget on a budget of 100 crores and it collected 579 crores at the box office to become one of the highest grossing Bollywood films of all times. The movie was highly appreciated by the critics and audiences, especially, Ranbir Kapoor, his uncanny resemblance to Sanjay Dutt was mindblowing and was well received by the viewers. Sanju won several accolades at the International film festival.