Why Did Sanjay Dutt Take An Off From Bhoomi Promotions?

Sanjay Dutt, who has worked really hard for his upcoming film Bhoomi, is leaving no stone unturned to promote the venture. But a certain matter lead the actor to take a day off. Read on...

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Why Did Sanjay Dutt Take An Off From Bhoomi Promotions?

Family comes first. And when it is about Sanjay Dutt’s father, late Sunil Dutt, the actor has his priorities set.

According to Mid-day, Sanjay Dutt has requested the producers of Bhoomi to allow him a day off to perform shradh for his father. On September 13, Dutt, his wife Maanayata, along with their children Iqra and Shahraan, will be heading to Assi Ghat in Banaras to perform a special puja. Sanjay didn’t want to miss out on the period of Pitra Paksha. His sisters, Namrata and Priya, are also said to be accompanying him to the holy city.

sanjay dutt with dad sunil dutt
Sanjay With Dad Sunil Dutt

A source from the production house informed the tabloid, "Baba has been going the extra mile in ensuring that the film is well-promoted. The producers were more than happy to accomodate his request, especially since it was of sentimental value to Baba."

Producer Bhushan Kumar said, "This is an important time for Dutt saab. He felt he must perform this puja as his tribute to Sunil Duttji."

Sandeep Singh (co-producer) said, "For Baba, it is an emotional time and he wants to remember his father in a special way."

Sanjay Dutt shared a thick bond with father Sunil Dutt and time and again have spoken about his relationship with him.

Actor and Congress MP Sunil Dutt died of heart attack on May 25, 2005 at his Bandra home.

Talking about Bhoomi, the film is an emotional and sensitive revenge drama that explores the relationship between a father and daughter. The film is also quite awaited as it's Sanjay Dutt’s comeback film after his release from the jail.

sanjay dutt aditi rao hydari in bhoomi
Sanjay Dutt And Aditi Rao Hydari In Bhoomi

Directed by Omung Kumar, Bhoomi is all set to hit theatres on September 22.

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