21 Facts About Sanju


Sanju is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language biographical film directed by Rajkumar Hirani, written by Hirani and Abhijat Joshi and produced by Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banners Rajkumar Hirani Films and Vinod Chopra Films.

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Sanju's gets to know that he is a womanizer and slept with over 200 girlfriends but Sanjay laughs and speaks out the truth.

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Sanju's finds that Sanjay isn't there; on reaching his house, she realizes that he is still using drugs, and leaves him.

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Sanju is at first reluctant since he has wasted many years of his life on Sanjay but finally agrees to tell her the story.

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Sanju is convicted and sentenced to jail for 5 years under Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA), threatening his career.

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Sanju is arrested again in 2013 by the same verdict upheld by the Supreme Court of India.

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Sanju's life was struggling but Sunil made him a great actor.

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Sanju was okay with Hirani not glorifying him in the film.

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Sanju stated that "It will talk about human flaws, the emotional father-son story, his relationship with his best friend, with the women in his life.

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Sanju noted that "you can't really tamper" and that the main scripting challenge was fitting "a very anecdotal story in a structured format".

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Sanju's admitted that it was "traumatic" reliving being a cancer patient as Koirala is an ovarian cancer survivor.

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Sanju's further mentioned that "it required a lot of inner strength.

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Sanju stated that "losing and gaining weight [brought a] change in the body language" which thus enabled him get the "right look" and thus "perform better".

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Sanju further added that "we were not pals who would chat together in between the shots" which went on to embody the real life relationship between Dutt and his father as Sunil Dutt "loved his son to death but never had a friendly equation with [him]".

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Sanju's added that she mainly focussed on "understanding and being honest to the emotion more than anything else.

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Sanju's further mentioned that the "crux of the marketing narrative" was that the film is "of a man who lived many lives in one life and a story that is so unbelievable that you almost want to pinch yourself and ask if it really happened".

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Sanju mentioned that "making Dutt appear flawed, yet sensitive and relatable is a means to reach out to a generation for which the actor is past his prime" and to "drive entire families" out to watch the film.

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Sanju thus surpassed the lifetime domestic nett collections of Tiger Zinda Hai and PK to become the second highest-grossing film of all time.

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Sanju debuted at number 8 at the US box office in the opening weekend, earning more than Avengers: Infinity War and Solo: A Star Wars Story in the same week on a comparatively lower number of 356 screens.

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CEO of Fox Star Studios, Vijay Singh went on to confirm that Sanju was the biggest Indian "film ever for Pakistan and Australia and the second biggest for US.

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Sanju received mostly positive reviews from critics, with particular praise for Kapoor and Kaushal's performances and Hirani's direction.

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