Sanjay Balraj Dutt is an Indian film actor and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema (Bollywood). Dutt, son of veteran Hindi film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, made his acting debut in 1981. Since then he has acted in more than hundred Hindi films. Although Dutt has enjoyed great success as a lead actor in genres ranging from romance to comedy it has been the roles of gangsters, thugs and police officers in films that belong to the drama and action genres that have won Dutt much appreciation, with the Indian media and audiences alike popularly referring to him as the "Deadly Dutt," for his larger-than-life portrayals of such characters. In a film career spanning more than 35 years, Dutt has garnered two Filmfare Awards, two IIFA Awards, two Bollywood Movie Awards, three Screen Awards, three Stardust Awards, a Global Indian Film Award and, a Bengal Film Journalist's Association Award as well as played the lead in four national award winning films. Dutt was arrested under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act in April 1993, due to illegal arms possession. The terrorism charges were dropped, but he was convicted of illegal possession of arms. After serving his sentence with good behaviour and conduct, Dutt was released on 25 February 2016.