"Siddharth has asked more preparation time for the movie as it involves complex action scenes. He is the captain of the ship and it's not wise to hurry him into the shooting process. So in all probability, we will be going ahead with another film of mine first," Sanjay Dutt said in a statement
"The conclave will welcome Sanjay Dutt to his first official appearance in almost three years, where he will give a hard hitting narrative on the topic 'Resurrection and Redemption - the hard road to freedom'," the organisers said in a statement
"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's lawyers issued a statement: "No application for grant of pardon was ever made by Sanjay Dutt or his family members to the Governor seeking pardon. Further, Sanjay Dutt or his family members never approached former Supreme Court Justice Katju for making an application for pardon on behalf of Dutt"