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Remembering Sanjay Dutt and Mahesh Bhatt’s On-screen Excellence!

Ahead of Sadak 2, five times Sanjay Dutt and Mahesh Bhatt together gave us memorable films...


When the announcement of Sadak 2 happened, the first thing that really made all the fans happy was- Sanjay Dutt and Mahesh Bhatt coming together once again to recreate the magic of Sadak. 

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is all set to take over the director’s chair, after a long time for the much-awaited sequel of his 1991 hit ‘Sadak’ then starring Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt. The shooting of the film is underway and we are excited to see the duo back together. As we gear up for the much-awaited Sadak 2, here are five movies where the duo worked together that stay memorable!

Sadak- Sadak was a romantic thriller which revolved around a taxi driver and a woman forced into prostitution, the sequel will be a drama film which deals with the issue of depression and it talks more about love, loss, and redemption. 

Naam- The film is regarded as a milestone in the careers of Mahesh Bhatt, Paresh Rawal and Sanjay Dutt. Naam proved to be a blockbuster at the Indian box office, playing for over a year at a majority of India's cinemas. Even the story and Dutt’s character still resonates with the audience! 

Kabzaa- Another of the most favorite and known for the duo’s filmography together, Kabzaa is a 1988 crime action drama that starred Raj Babbar, Sanjay Dutt, and Paresh Rawal. Between the pendulum of right and wrong, the story was one of the most beloved movies of for the duo. 

Gumrah- Revolving around the world of drugs, love and the world around, the film was loved for being the work of Sanjay Dutt and Mahesh Bhatt together. A 1993 Indian crime drama film directed by Mahesh Bhatt, the film stars Sanjay Dutt, Sridevi, and Rahul Roy. 

Kartoos- Sanjay Dutt played the character of a criminal who is hired by the police to assassinate an underworld don but well, there is always a twist. This was another film that stays etched in our memories for Mahesh Bhatt and Sanjay Dutt’s union. 

Apart from Sanjay and Pooja Bhatt, ‘Sadak 2’ also stars Alia Bhatt and Aditya Roy Kapur in lead roles. It also features Makrand Deshpande and Gulshan Grover in pivotal roles. 

Sanjay Dutt is popular when it comes to franchises. For Mahesh Bhatt who is getting back to the direction, Sanjay Dutt remains his first choice for the remake of Sadak 2 even after decades.


Sanjay Dutt Mahesh Bhatt Gumrah  Kabzaa  Kartoos  Naam  Sadak  Sadak 2 

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