Sunil Dutt was a great actor, director, producer, and politician. He was named Balraj Dutt at his birth on 6th of June, 1929, in Khurd village, Jhelum district, Punjab province, British India. His father departed from this world when Dutt was only five years old. His family moved to a small village called Mandauli in Yamuna Nagar district that is in Haryana after the Partition of India. After this, Dutt moved to Lucknow, where he spent time till he graduated.

After this, he moved to Bombay, joined Jai Hind College for his undergraduate studies and started working at the city’s BEST transport division. Sunil Dutt worked in the oldest radio station in South Asia called Radio Ceylon, and was immensely popular in the Hindi service. Later, he started his career in Hindi films with the movie “Railway Platform”, released in the year 1955. The 1957 film, “Mother India”, also starring Nargis, brought him a lot of fame and success.

He won Nargis’ love during the making of this film, and they got married on March 11, 1958. His son, Sanjay Dutt, is also a famous actor. He also has two daughters, Priya, and Namrata. Priya is a politician just like her father. Dutt starred in many successful films such as “Sadhna” (1958), “ Khandan” (1965) and “ Padosan” (1967). Dutt also directed and starred in the unique film “Yaadein,” as the only actor. He also produced the 1968 film, “Man Ka Meet”, and introduced his brother, Som Dutt, into the industry.

Dutt also launched his son, Sanjay’s career with the film “Rocky” released in 1981. A little while before this film’s release, his wife, Nargis, died of pancreatic cancer. In her memory, he founded the Nargis Dutt Foundation, focussed on the cure of cancer patients. He was also a sponsor of the India Project, for the treatment of children with facial deformities. The Maharashtra government appointed him as the Sheriff of Mumbai for a year, in 1982. He retired from his film career in the early 90’s, to become a politician. He won the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995, for his contribution to Indian cinema, spanning four decades. Dutt had a heart attack and passed away at his residence in Mumbai, on 25th of May, 2005.

Sumeet Vyas Hindi Actor

Sumeet Vyas

Sumeet Vyas is an upcoming actor currently living in Mumbai. He had played varied roles so far in his acting career. Sumeet made his debut in the film industry with English Vinglish, a comedy drama film in the year 2012 along with veteran actress Sridevi. He joined Twitter in November 2013 currently with 3564 followers and 584 tweets on his Twitter account (https://twitter.com/vyas_sumeet). After playing a string of good image roles in movies like Aurangzeb, Sabki Bajegi Band, All Is Well, Guddu Ki Gun. Sumeet grasped a contrasting role in the movie Kajarya, which gave him a chance to prove his acting skills. Kajarya was directed by a filmmaker named Madhureeta Anand. The film is based on the issue of female feticide and upliftment of women. The actor cum writer had also played a prominent role in The Viral Fever’s Permanent Roommates. The first season of five episodes for forty minutes each had been a success and hence season two’s shooting began in December 2015 and will be aired by the end of January 2016. His work in short comedies, Neighbors: Part 1 and 2 directed by Anand Tiwari is also panegyrizing. Sumeet’s stunning performance as a writer is portrayed in his work done for Yashraj’s series of Bang Baaja Baarat. He will soon appear in “Parched”, directed by Leena Yadav and Co-produced by well-known actor Ajay Devgn. The film stars eminent actors like Radhika Apte, Tannishtha Chatterjee, and Surveen Chawla. His role in the movie is quite promising where he plays the role of a guy who helps women in a village move out and look for some work outside for their better living. Sumeet had already worked with Radhika in Anurag Basu’s Television show Chokher Bali and considered himself fortune to have worked with such a talented actress. Sumeet said “I am a huge fan of her work. We were working almost simultaneously in Choker Bali and Parched, it was a fun experience.” He looks forward to working with Radhika and other co-stars too.

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