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    Sunil Dutt Age, Family, Wife, Death Cause, Biography

    Sunil Dutt was an Indian film actor, producer, director and politician. He was the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports in the Manmohan Singh government. His son is actor Sanjay Dutt and his daughter Priya Dutt is a former Member of Parliament. In 1968, he was honoured by the Padma Shri by the Government of India.

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    Sunil Dutt was a famous Indian film actor, social activist, and politician. His real name was Balraj Dutt. During his lifetime, he performed different duties perfectly and at the same time also worked for the welfare of general public. Due to his exceptional contribution to the society, he won numerous awards as well as titles, and his fans today remember him not just an actor of Hindi Cinema but also a great personality of India. Check out Sunil Dutt wiki, age, family, wife, death cause, biography, facts & more.


    Sunil Dutt was born on 6 June 1928 in a Khurd village of Jhelum, Punjab (now in Pakistan). When he was five years old, his father Diwan Raghunath Dutt died. At the age of 18, he witnessed the Hindu-Muslim riots after the partition of India. His father’s friend Yakub saved Sunil’s entire family including his mother Kulwantidevi Dutt, brother Som Dutt, and a sister Raj Rani Bali from these riots, and they resettled in the small village of Mandauli, Yamuna Nagar in Punjab (Now in Haryana).
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    Then, he with his mother shifted to Lucknow and lived in Aminabad Galli. After a short period of time, they moved to Mumbai, where he joined Jai Hind College and completed his graduation in 1954. For a short while, Sunil also did a job in the ‘Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport’ (BEST) division.

    Then, he decided to make a career in the Indian Cinema and worked in many super hit movies. During 1950 to 1960, he was one of the top actors of Bollywood.
    Sunil won Filmfare Best Actor Award for the movies- ‘Mujhe Jeene Do‘ in 1963 and for ‘Khandan‘ in 1965. In 1964, he got National Film Award for the film ‘Yaadein.’ In 1967, he won BFJA award for Best Actor for the movie ‘Milan.’

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