Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Sanju’ is one of the most-awaited films of the year. The film traces the life of Sanjay Dutt from his rise to fall and rise again. Dutt has been controversy’s favourite child for a really long time. For illegal possessing arms, he was sentenced to prison.
Well today, we are going to tell you some heartbreaking stories of Sanjay Dutt’s drug addiction phase. Just have a look:
Sanjay Dutt became addicted to Heroin and Cocaine from his college days under the influence of his friends. Once in an interview, Sanjay Dutt told that during his early years, Sanju didn’t have confidence on himself. He even can’t talk to girls. So, his friends suggested him to take drugs, so that he can forget all these things and can talk to girls easily. And hence, he started taking drugs and later became addicted to it.
When Sanjay came to know about his mother Nargis cancer, he decided to quit drugs. So, he didn’t take drugs for few days. But, he was too addicted, that he immediately fell sick and was unable to handle the withdrawal symptoms. So, when Nargis shifted to New York for her treatment. That time, Sanjay feels that he didn’t survive without drugs. So, before going to New York, he hides some drugs in his shoes.
After making debut in bollywood, the entire industry came to know about Sanjay’s drug addiction. This, not only affected his bollywood career, but also his family has to face a lot of embarrassment due to this. Sanjay’s sister Priya Dutt once told in an interview that, at that time many films of Sanjay Dutt gets released, And it was quite evident that he was under the influence of drugs through his eyes in all his films. In fact, she was teased as ‘stoner’s sister’ by her friends in college.
There was even a phase when Sunil Dutt started warning producers about Sanjay’s drug addiction before they start working with him.
Due to his drug abuse, Sanjay Dutt often used to come late on the sets of the films and because of this many times the shoot had cancelled. Producers were quite frustrated with this Sanju’s carefree attitude, so they started giving him drugs on the film sets so that their films don’t get further delayed. And this worsened his addiction habit.
Soon after, Sunil Dutt decided to send him to a rehabilitation center in USA, Texas. Sanjay was asked to fill a form in which in one of the columns he was supposed to tick the boxes for the variety of drugs he has used. Surprisingly, Sanjay ended up ticking all the boxes. The doctor got puzzled and even said that it was a miracle that Sanjay is still alive.