Sanjay Dutt Signed Kalank Due To Connection With Pakistan

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Karan Johar’s upcoming venture Kalank has already created quite a buzz among the audience and has become the most anticipated film of the year. This pre-Partition film was originally conceptualized by Karan Johar’s father, the late Yash Johar.

Moreover, the movie is also making headlines because of its stellar cast which includes Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit, and Sanjay Dutt.

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Recently, the veteran actor Sanjay Dutt, who plays the patriarch Balraj Chaudhry, revealed the reason for signing the movie and it has actually left us shocked.

While talking to an Indian website, the actor revealed that he had to do the movie because his character name is Balraj which is his father’s real name who also came from Pakistan during Partition. He revealed that because of his emotional connection with his character, he loved his character.

He said:

During the shoot of Gumrah [1993], Yash uncle had briefly mentioned about the story. Dharma Productions is like family; so when Karan approached me with the film, I had to do it. It is also a coincidence that my character is named Balraj, which is my father’s [Sunil Dutt] real name. He too came from Pakistan during Partition, so it has an emotional connect.

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