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LOOK ALIKE: Ranbir Kapoor’s look in ‘Sanju’ fascinatingly resembles Sanju baba’s in his 1981 blockbuster ‘Rocky’, believes netizens!

On May 11, 1981 – exactly 38 years ago, Sanjay Dutt’s first movie – ‘Rocky’ had hit the big screens across India, making Dutt the darling of youth for his typical mannerisms and gait.


Rajkumar Hirani, a prominent storyteller, whose upcoming movie - Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Sanju’ is slated to release on June 29. The movie scintillatingly portrays the life and times of the living legend – thespian Sanjay Dutt aka Sanju Baba aka Munnabhai Sanju.


On the occasion of his 38th glorious years in Bollywood – surviving the painful legal tangle for his alleged possession of AK-47 assault rifle and underworld-connection, a battery of Tinsel Town celebs tweet on this, throwing light on the various shades of Munnabhai:  


Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani tweets: “@RajkumarHirani - I met #Sanju in Jail in 2013. Recreation of how he looked then.  #RanbirKapoor #RajkumarHiraniFilms @VVCFilms @foxstarhindi”


Earlier, on May 7 he wrote: “@RajkumarHirani on May 7 wrote: “When I meet Ranbir these days I can’t believe that he looked like this a year back when we shot this.  #Sanju #RanbirKapoor #RajkumarHiraniFilms @VVCFilms @foxstarhindi”


While actress Dia Mirza tweets: “@deespeak: This is how I saw him on set the first day! Was so amazing! #RanbirKapoor as #Sanju. One man many lives. True story releases on the 29th of June. @RajkumarHirani #RajkumarHiraniFilms @VVCFilms @foxstarhindi”


Comparing Sanjay Dutt’s look in ‘Rocky’ with Ranbir Kapoor in his upcoming ‘Sanju’, Hirani said: “@RajkumarHirani - This day in 1981 released Sanju’s first film ‘Rocky’. Here is Ranbir in that look.  #Sanju #RanbirKapoor #RajkumarHiraniFilms @VVCFilms @foxstarhindi”


He further tweets, leaving on the intelligence of the audience to spot the difference between the two looks: “Ranbir in the same poster. Spot the difference.”


Turning reflective, Hirani says: “It was lot of nostalgia reliving a bit of Munnabhai in #Sanju. Here it is. #RanbirKapoor”  


About Ranbir Kapoor’s starrer ‘Sanju’


“Sanju” – Written and directed by Rajkumar Hirani, is a biopic on the life of a seasoned actor Sanjay Dutt. It portrays his roller-coaster journey to stardom. The movie – according to Bollywood analysts, promises to burn silver screen with the outstanding performance of debonair Ranbir Kapoor in Sanjay Dutt’s shoes. Resembling freakishly as Sanju Baba, Ranbir plays his innings well in the movie. It promises a lot more. "Sanju" is slated to release on June 29,till then wait with bated breath. It's literally the first time in the history of Indian cinema that a biopic has been made on the life of a living actor.

Tags : Rajkumar Hirani Sanjay Dutt Dia Mirza RanbirKapoor