Mumbai: The so-called biopic on Sanjay Dutt, ‘Sanju’, starring Ranbir Kapoor, was termed dishonest, as it conveniently ignored several important, some controversial chapters, of his life.
While fans and critics were let down by the snub given to the Sanju’s acting career, first wife Richa Sharma and daughter Trishala in the Rajkumar Hirani directorial, what some of the viewers expected and probably went to the theatres for, were to know a bit about some of his controversial affairs with actresses, among other women.
The most sensational of the lot, with Madhuri Dixit, now Dixit-Nene, ended reportedly when Sanjay Dutt got embroiled for possession of arms during the 1993 Bombay Blasts.
The biopic was the first reason why the alleged affair came to the fore again, with reports of Karishma Tanna’s character earlier being based on Madhuri going on for long, before it turned out to be false.
The second reason is the two former co-stars have agreed to be a part of the same film, Karan Johar’s production, ‘Kalank,’ 21 years after their last release ‘Mahaanta.’
Murmurs have been on whether the two will share screen space in the film, which has a massive star cast also including Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapur. Contrary reports on them having scenes together have surfaced considering their past.
And the truth has finally been revealed, Sanju and Madhuri have scenes together in the drama for which they recently shot together, a report in Mumbai Mirror claims.
So what happened when the two came face-to-face during the shoot?
Interestingly, there was no awkwardness or hiccups as the actors completed the task at hand like thorough professionals.
“Sanjay and Madhuri shot a couple of dramatic sequences together over three days with co-stars Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. While Varun’s portions were wrapped up in two days, Alia was present on the set for a day after which she headed to Bulgaira to resume work with Ranbir Kapoor on Ayan Mukerji’s ‘Brahmastra,’” a source told the tabloid.
While Sanju reportedly essays the role of a king, Madhuri plays a courtesan in the film and we’re likely to have a ‘Maar Daala’-like track as well.
The source further said, “Next up, Madhuri is scheduled to shoot her grand mujra song, choreographed by Saroj Khan and Remo D’souza, from September 5 to 7, while Sanjay is yet to wrap up his portions as well. All major scenes will be completed by the month-end.”
The chemistry between Sanjay and Madhuri was always loved by the audience in films like ‘Thaanedaar’, ‘Khalnayak’ and ‘Saajan’, and we see no reason for it to stop being so in ‘Kalank.’