Sunil Dutt was a veteran actor, film producer, director and an active politician. His first spectacular success was the movie Mother India in 1957, a film which reflected Indian traditions and rustic life style. Some of his famous movies are Sadhna, Padosan, Gumraah, Waqt, Hamraaz, Milana and Meherban. Munnabhai MBBS was his last film where he played on-screen father to his son Sanjay Dutt. This versatile actor succumbed to a heart attack in 2005.
Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Commonly Known Name:
Date of Birth (Birthday):
6 June, 1930
Date of Death:
25 May 2005
Mumbai's Jai Hind college
Film Background (Filmography)
Munnabhai M.B.B.S., Kshatriya, Phool, Parampara, Virodhi, Kurbaan, Pratigyabandh, Yeh Aag Kab Bujhegi, Dharamyudh, Faasle, Laila, Raaj Tilak, Dard Ka Rishta, Rocky, Ek Gunah Aur Sahi, Ganga Aur Suraj, Shaan, Jaani Dushman, Kaala Aadmi, Ram Kasam, Aakhri Goli, Charandas, Darinda, Gyaniji, Ladki Jawan Ho Gayi, Paapi, Nagin, Nehle Pe Dehla, Zakhmee, Himalay Se Ooncha, Umar Qaid, 36 Ghante, Dukh Bhanjan Tera Naam, Geeta Mera Naam, Kora Badan, Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye, Heera, Man Jeete Jag Jeet, Jai Jwala, Zameen Aasmaan, Zindagi Zindagi, Jwala, Reshma Aur Shera, Bhai Bhai, Darpan, Bhai Bahen, Chirag, Jwala, Meri Bhabhi, Gauri, Padosan, Sadhu Aur Shaitaan, Hamraaz, Meharbaan, Milan, Amrapali, Gaban, Mera Saaya, Khandaan, Waqt, Beti Bete, Ghazal, Yaadein, Aaj Aur Kal, Gumrah, Mujhe Jeene Do, Nartakee, Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke, Jhoola, Main Chup Rahungi, Chhaya, Duniya Jhukti Hai, Ek Phool Char Kante, Hum Hindustani, Usne Kaha Tha, Didi, Insaan Jaag Utha, Sujata, Post Box 999, Sadhana, Mother India, Payal, Ek Hi Raasta, Kismet Ka Khel, Rajdhani, Kundan, Railway Platform
Filmfare Award for the Best Actor for "Khandaan" in 1966 and for "Mujhe Jeene Do" in 1963. Also received Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996 and Screen Weekly Awards for Lifetime Achievement in 1999.
He joined the congress in 1984 and won five times from the Mumbai North West constituency. He was the Union Minister for Sports & Youth Affairs at the time of his death.
Eras of Bollywood