Sanjay Dutt's Bhoomi, which begins filming next month, will be his first film after he finished his five-year jail sentence in an illegal arms possession case linked to the 1993 Bombay Blasts
"I waited for this day of azadi (freedom) for 23 years. I am not a terrorist. I was in jail under the Arms Act. It is a request, please don't call me a 1993 Bombay blast convict," said Sanjay Dutt, who walked out of jail on February 25 after completing his sentence in an arms case related to the 1993 Mumbai blasts
Sanjay Dutt is currently serving five-year sentence at Pune's Yerwada central prison for illegal possession and destruction of an AK-56 rifle in during the 1993 serial blasts. Mr Dutt's release comes 103 days ahead of the official end of his prison term on the grounds of 'good conduct,' a senior official said today
Sanjay Dutt, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, will walk out of jail on February 27 after the Maharashtra government cleared a proposal for remission of his sentence. Sanjay Gupta said, "It's fantastic that he will be a free man again and finally be home with his family. His long and painful ordeal will end and he can start life afresh"
Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was released from Pune's Yerwada Jail on February 25, visited the Siddhivinayak temple to offer prayers. Mr Dutt, tilak on his forehead, wore a dark blue shirt and denims.
Sanjay Dutt, who spent 42 months in prison, walked out of Pune's Yerwada jail around eight months ahead of time on February 25.