Sanjay Dutt’s father Sunil Dutt passed away on May 25, 2005, after suffering a heart attack. Sanjay Dutt has immense love for his father, and has often been vocal about Sunil Dutt being his pillar of strength during tough and challenging times. Not just a legendary film star, Sunil Dutt was also a producer, director, and politician. Sunil Dutt would have been 92 today, and on his birth anniversary, Sanjay Dutt shared a throwback picture with him, while remembering him through an emotional post.
Sanjay Dutt took to his Instagram account and posted an adorable throwback monochromatic picture with his father Sunil Dutt. The childhood picture of Sanjay Dutt shows Sunil Dutt holding his hand, and looking down lovingly at him. Remembering his father, Sanjay Dutt penned a short yet emotional note and wrote, “Always holding my hand through thick and thin. Love you Dad, Happy Birthday!” Sanjay Dutt often shares the most endearing throwback pictures with his father Sunil Dutt and mother Nargis, remembering all the memories they had shared.
A few days ago, on Sunil Dutt’s death anniversary, Sanjay Dutt had shared another throwback picture with him. Sharing the memory, Sanjay Dutt wrote, “A parent, an idol, a friend, a mentor - you were everything to me. Love you Dad, miss you."
In an old interview with IANS, Sanjay Dutt had spoken about Sunil Dutt being an inspiration for him. “Whatever I am today is because of my father. He is my inspiration and I miss him every day. I did not always share an easy relationship with him. But he always stood by me. I wish he was here to see me as a free man and the beautiful family that I have today. He would have been proud,” he said. ALSO READ: Nargis Wanted Sunil Dutt To Play Sanjay Dutt's Father In Debut Film Rocky, Had Exclaimed, 'How Can Someone Else Play Our Son's Father?'
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