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B-town goes gaga over 'Sanju'


ANI New Delhi, [India]
Sanjay Dutt's biopic 'Sanju' has left the B-town celebrities in awe due to the sheer brilliance showed by the actors and the director.
The celebrities took to their social media handles to praise the movie.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh appreciated Raju Hirani's brilliance in weaving such a complex tale of 'Sanju.
Adarsh tweeted, "Making a biopic isn't child's play, but Hirani and co-writer Abhijat Joshi encompass pertinent episodes from Dutt's life to weave a spellbinding screenplay... #Sanju is an emotional journey... Goes beyond providing mere entertainment and emerges triumphant."
Filmmaker and Producer, Karan Johar poured his heart out in his Twitter handle, describing 'Sanju' as the number one mainstream film "of our times".
He tweeted, "Encompassing such a tumultuous and rollercoaster life in this duration...and still holding onto the emotional energy and nonstop humour is a mammoth achievement!! Please hail the NUMBER 1 Mainstream film of our times!!! RAJKUMAR HIRANI #sanju"
Appreciating Raju Hirani's direction and Ranbir Kapoor's realistic acting in the biopic, legendary filmmaker and producer, Subhash Ghai urged the people to go and watch the movie.
He wrote, "Go and watch #Sanju to experience real Sanjay Dutt on screen superbly performed by my favourite actor #Ranbir kapoor bringing real character alive: A heart touching film brilliantly narrated n directed by raju Congratulations @rajuhirani @abhijatj904 @ChopraVidur 4 superhit ??"
Interestingly, Anushka Sharma--who essays an important role in the movie-- tweeted that it was a 'fun' playing the role of a biographer.
She tweeted, "Playing @RajkumarHirani sir's spirit character in #Sanju was so fun! This movie is his labour of love... go watch it guys ?? #RanbirKapoor @sonamakapoor @mkoirala @deespeak @vickykaushal09 @SirPareshRawal"
Actor Boman Irani, who has worked with Sanjay Dutt in the 'Munnabhai' series, appreciated Hirani's direction.
Irani wrote, "Every 3 years this quiet unassuming man gifts us with his 'giant of a baby'. In 15 years this is his 5th. Glad you take your time Raju. Its well worth the wait! Its #Sanju day!!!!!"
Written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, 'Sanju' stars Ranbir Kapoor as Sanjay Dutt, with Manisha Koirala, Paresh Rawal, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Jim Sarbh and Anushka Sharma playing pivotal roles.
The much-awaited biopic released today.

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First Published: Jun 29 2018 | 8:20 PM IST

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