Vidhu Vinod Chopra has ‘many scripts’ for Sanjay Dutt

Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who shares a close bond with Sanjay Dutt and also cast him in the highly successful "Munna Bhai" franchise, is "more than happy" to hear about the actor's expected release date from jail.

By: IANS | Mumbai | Updated: January 7, 2016 3:27 pm
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Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who shares a close bond with actor Sanjay Dutt and also cast him in the highly successful “Munna Bhai” franchise, is “more than happy” to hear about the news regarding the actor’s expected release date from jail. The filmmaker says he has many scripts for him.

The 56-year-old actor was jailed for five years in the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts for illegally keeping an AK-47 assault rifle.

While Sanjay’s lawyer Hitesh Jain claimed the actor will walk free on February 27, Maharashtra’s Minister of State for Home Ranjit Patil said “no decision has been taken in the matter so far”.

Also read: Sanjay Dutt set to walk free in Feb-end, says lawyer

“We will be more than happy when he returns from his jail term. He committed a mistake and paid for that. Now it’s his new birth and we are with him,” said Chopra at the special screening of his film “Wazir” here on Wednesday.

“We has have been writing scripts for him for the last few years and right now we have many scripts for him,” he added and hinted on many collaborations with the actor in the near future.

Also read: Happy Sanjay Dutt will be a free man again: Bollywood celebrities

He also shared that the pre-production of the third part of “Munna Bhai” franchise is in full swing and added that “Munna Bhai..” will definitely happen. “As of now we are in the writing stage.”

“In fact, Abhijat Joshi and I were writing the script for “Munna Bhai” on the flight.”

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