Balasaheb Thackeray once told me Sanjay Dutt was completely innocent: Nitin Gadkari after watching Sanju

Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanju is getting a solid response at the box office. However, the film is getting backlashes from the media as well as politicians for allegedly portraying Sanjay Dutt as a good man and victimised him. On this issue, many people have been giving their own opinion. Recently, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari watched Sanju and has reportedly said that the film has shown “how certain perception in the media, police and judiciary, can adversely affect someone”.

As per the report published in Indian Express, while speaking at the programme to felicitate 30 singers in Nagpur on Sunday, Gadkari described the film. He quoted as Indian Express saying, “I have seen the film. It’s a beautiful film. It shows how certain perception in the media, police and judiciary can adversely affect someone. It had severely disturbed the lives of both Sunil Dutt and his son Sanjay.”

He further added about what late Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray had told him during Sanjay Dutt’s TADA case. “Late Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray had once told me that Sanjay Dutt was completely innocent. I always say that the media should be extra careful when it is writing about any bank or any individual. It takes a lot of effort and hardship to shape up a life of distinction, but it takes little to destroy it. The power of pen can be more destructive than an atom bomb,” he said.

Well, it seems like Gadkari has loved the film and strongly condemns media coverage about the actor. Meanwhile, Sanju has so far crossed Rs 220 crore mark at the box office. This Rajkumar Hirani’s directorial venture also stars Paresh Rawal, Vicky Kaushal, Manisha Koirala, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Jim Sarbh.

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