Mr. Sunil Dutt
Mrs. Nargis Dutt
(1929 - 2005)
(1929 - 1981)
Sanjay Dutt Productions Pvt Ltd (SDP) is a Mumbai based film production house established by veteran actor Sanjay Dutt along with producer Maanayata Dutt.
The Dutt family is known in the Indian film industry for its illustrious film and political lineage.
Mr. Sanjay Dutt is an Indian film-star actor who is popular and successful globally. He is the son of the late legendary actors Padma Shri Mr. Sunil Dutt and Padma Shri Mrs. Nargis Dutt.
Mr. Sunil Dutt was a much-respected politician and Member of Parliament, who held several important posts including cabinet minister of youth affairs and sports. He was a veteran actor, who produced and directed several landmark Hindi films under his banner Ajanta Arts such as Yaadien, Rocky, Resham aur Shera and many more. Besides being a Padma Shri Mr. Sunil Dutt was the recipient of many prestigious awards for his contribution to cinema, such as the National Award, Phalke Ratna Award, Filmfare Awards, among others.
Mrs. Nargis Dutt is regarded as one of India’s most esteemed and loved actors. She has been honored by the National Awards, which instituted the Nargis Dutt Award for a Best Feature film on National Integration, upon her achievement in Indian Cinema. India Post issued a postal stamp in her honour in 1993, and Google celebrated her birthday with a doodle in 2015. The state of Maharashtra has named a road in Mumbai after her.
The Dutt family is also successfully running one of the biggest cancer foundations in her name – The Nargis Dutt Charity Cancer Foundation. This distinguished foundation is affiliated with the Tata Foundation.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Mr. Sanjay Dutt
Mrs. Maanayata Dutt
Mr. Sanjay Dutt who currently enjoys an unrivaled fan following has acted in more than 185 films and is one of the original superstars of Indian cinema. He has been awarded extensively for his work in Indian cinema. Mr. Sanjay Dutt along with his wife Mrs. Maanayata Dutt established Sanjay Dutt Productions Pvt Ltd, to carry on the cinematic legacy of the Dutt family.
Mrs. Maanayata Dutt, who is a prominent producer in the film industry, currently heads the company. She has also played an integral role in the films that Mr. Sanjay Dutt has acted in, during the last decade.
The core ideology of SDP is to produce quality content across all mediums that are entertaining, topical and innovative. The company already has an impressive slate of films (Hindi and Regional) for 2019/2020. Besides movies, the company is also developing digital content and TV shows, with key players in the industry.
SDP is also currently active and reputed for its work in core entertainment areas such as event management – popular concerts and shows, as well as talent management.