The bond between actor Sanjay Dutt and filmmakers Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra dates back to the trio's first film together Munnabhai M.B.B.S in 2003. 15 years after the first film, the trio is all set to come together for the biggest association of the three-the biopic of Sanjay Dutt.
Though Sanjay Dutt won't directly be a part of the film, the actor regards the biopic as the biggest association with Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
It was the immense love that the three share that made the biopic possible. Rajkumar Hirani spent hours and hours watching over 300 hours of footage for the biopic, which is a testimony of their bond.
After the blockbuster success of Munnabhai MBBS, Lage Raho Munnabhai and PK, the trio will mark their fourth collaboration with the untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic. Sanjay Dutt, Rajkumar Hirani, and Vidhu Vinod Chopra weaved magic on-screen each time the three collaborated. The trio could be considered a hit formula, as they have never gone wrong.
Munnabhai M.B.B.S. not only garnered love from the audience but also emerged as a box office hit. The trio introduced the new term to the audience- Jaadu Ki Jhappi.
Taking forward the Munnabhai franchise, Rajkumar Hirani and Sanjay Dutt introduced Gandhigiri with Lage Raho Munnabhai presenting yet another interesting story.
While PK starred Aamir Khan in the lead, Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra made sure to make Sanjay Dutt a part of their venture.
The actor who recently saw the first edited cut of the film and has given a thumbs up. Sanjay Dutt who regards Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra as a family was overwhelmed upon seeing what Rajkumar Hirani has made.
Sanjay Dutt has also worked with Vidhu Vinod Chopra on films like Parineeta and Mission Kashmir in the past.