Sunil Dutt

Sunil Dutt (सुनील दत्त ; ਸੁਨੀਲ ਦੱਤ ) (6 June 1929 – 25 May 2005), born Balraj Singh Dutt, was an Indian Hindi movie actor (also acted in many Punjabi movies), producer, director and politician. He was the cabinet minister for Youth Affairs and Sports in the Manmohan Singh government (2004–2005). His son, Sanjay Dutt, is also an actor.

In 1984 he joined the Congress (I) party and was elected to Parliament for five terms from the constituency of Mumbai North West. In 1968, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.

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