Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar keen to visit Sanjay Dutt in prison
Sanjay Dutt received a six year long term of imprisonment after he was charged under the Arms and Ammunition Act in the 1992-93 bomb blasts case. Sanju baba as he is fondly called spent around 20 days in prison before he was given bail along with a few other convicts due to a technicality. However Sanju recently received a copy of his judgment and once again had to surrender before the law . He is currently in Yerawada jail in Pune.
Sanju is loved by one and all in bollywood; he also has thousands of fans across the world. Recently even Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar expressed a keen desire to meet actor Sanjay Dutt in prison while he was in Mumbai for the India-Pakistan match. Shoaib Akhtar confirmed that he hopes to be able to meet the actor and said “Sanju is a great human being. As an individual and a Pakistani, I want him to know that he is loved by our nation and there are families in Pakistan who say special prayers for Sanju’s release. I’d also like to tell Sanju that we all love him.” Shoaib Akhtar is a huge fan of Sanjay Dutt and his PR Company will try and arrange for the cricketer to meet the actor in prison. Shoaib’s PR company officials will first approach Sanjay’s sister, MP Priya Dutt and will request her to make arrangements for the cricketer to meet the actor, however if that doesn’t work out they will directly approach the Mumbai Police to seek permission.
Shoaib also has a special but private gift for the actor. Shoaib said “I have a special gift for Sanju which I will give him in private. It’s not very expensive but something which will give him a lot of peace.” Sanjay Dutt hoped to spend Diwali with his family but he was unable to get bail and hence had to spend the festive occasion in prison. Sanjay Dutt’s bail hearing is set for November 20; hope fully if he manages to get bail, Shoaib will then visit with him at his home. Meanwhile many of Sanjay’s films are on hold right now, but filmmakers still continue to stand by the actor and are still hopeful that he will be released on bail soon. Earlier it was rumoured that Sanjay Dutt has been replaced in the film Aladdin, however those rumours are untrue. Meanwhile Sanjay’s girlfriend Maanyata is trying to finalise all the details of Sanjay Dutt Productions. Sanju has severed ties with good friend Sanjay Gupta’s home production White Feather Films. Sanju’s biography will also now not be produced by Gupta’s home production but will be produced by Sanjay Dutt Productions .