In a dramatic atmosphere, this movie highlights on the life story of Sanjay Balraj Dutt, the legendary Indian actor who has managed to put his mark in the Indian cinema. He has participated in more that 150 films through his fruitful career. The movie shows his film career, jail sentence and personal life.
Rajkumar Hirani has made a hugely entertaining film for the audience. And for his friend Sanjay Dutt, he has given a vehicle to finally tell his version of events and say to his detractors -- bas ho gaya yaar!
Sanju is not a particularly engaging film because it stretches too long and resorts to melodrama over substance, but Bollywood also lost the opportunity to look at one of its own with a neutral lens and tell his story honestly.
Ultimately, the film avoids indulging too much on the movie star persona, but let's not deny our obsession with the private lives of the rich and famous. The cast in the end delivers a rare insight to their human side.
The women in Sanju are as ornamental as their predecessors in Hirani's films...In its relentless quest to offer absolution, Sanju is no better or worse than many other biopics that have flooded Bollywood over the past few years.