‘Sunju’ & his 8 love affairs: from Tina Munim to Madhuri Dixit. The women Sanjay Dutt dated!

Sunjay Dutt is a man of controversies. From failed marriages to criminal records, this man has seen it all. He has been infamous for drug addiction, illegal possession of arms and his alleged affairs with topmost actresses of his time. He has many blockbuster movies to his credit and has also served several years in jail. His life is a long journey of interesting and erratic events. So much so that ace director Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra have decided to make a biographical movie on Sanjay Dutt. Their next big project titled ‘Sanju’ is going to hit the theatres on 29 June 2018. The teaser of the same was recently released in which Ranbir Kapoor can be seen portraying the real-life role of Sanjay Dutt.

There are many speculations whether Sanjay Dutt’s love life will be shown in the movie or not, which is as controversial as his professional life. He has dated many leading ladies of Bollywood. Here is a concise list of Sanjay Dutt and his alleged love affairs:
  • Sanjay & Tina Munim

Before she became Tina Ambani, she was Tina Munim. Sanjay and Tina were childhood friends. Their friendship turned into love when they grew up. Sanjay was starred opposite Tina in his Bollywood debut ‘Rocky’. It was during that time that they started dating. Although their affair didn’t last long as Tina left Sanjay because of his excessive drinking habit.

 

 

  • Sanjay & Richa Sharma

 

Sanjay met Richa at one of their films’ set. While shooting for the film, Sanjay tried hard to get Richa’s number and asked her out for a date. Thus began their romance. The couple later married in 1987. They later became parents to a baby girl Trishala. But soon, Richa was diagnosed with a brain tumour. She later moved to the U.S. for treatment. During this time, Sanjay had allegedly entered into an affair with Madhuri Dixit. Richa took her last breath in 1996.

 

 

  • Sanjay & Madhuri Dixit

Not many people know this, but Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit had a steamy affair back in the day. The two got close during the shooting of their superhit 90s musical drama ‘Saajan’ in 1991. If sources are to be believed, their affair was so serious at one point that they had planned to tie the knot. But unfortunately, Sanjay’s arrest in 1993 under TADA dampened their relationship. Madhuri left him at that time, ending their alleged affair. These ex-lovers will be seen sharing the screen-space together next year in Karan Johar’s ‘Kalank’.

 

 

  • Sanjay & Rhea Pillai

After he parted ways with Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt started dating model and socialite Rhea Pillai. They tied the knot in 1998. Unfortunately, their relationship couldn’t last long. Their marriage ended in a divorce in 2005. Apparently, they both were involved in extra-marital affairs when they decided to end their marriage.

 

 

  • Sanjay & Nadia Durrani

Sanjay dated Nadia Durrani for a brief period. If the rumours are to be believed, Sanjay was involved with Nadia even before he met Rhea. Nadia was obsessed with Sanjay and followed him everywhere he went for shoots. When his wife Rhea got to know about their secret affair she was furious but was ready to forgive him. Sanjay had decided to break it up with Nadia but she was relentless and Rhea caught them together again. It was then that Rhea broke up with him.

 

 

  • Sanjay & Lisa Ray

Sanjay was going through a tough phase in his personal life when he met Lisa Ray and found solace in her arms. But their love story was short-lived and it didn’t last long. Although, they both have repeatedly denied having dated each other.

 

 

  • Sanjay & Rekha

The news of their alleged love affair surfaced when the two were shooting for a movie together. In fact, the rumours were so strong that some people reported that they have secretly tied the knot. However, there isn’t any solid proof of such allegations.

 

 

  • Sanjay & Manyata 

Sanjay had apparently met Manyata while he was dating Nadia Durrani. But he gradually got attracted towards Manyata. The attraction turned into love and they got married in 2008. After two years of their marriage, they were blessed with twins Shahraan and Iqra Dutt in 2010.