Sanjay Dutt squashes political rumours: Not joining any party or contesting elections

Amidst the fervour of the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2024, rumours swirled about Bollywood icon Sanjay Dutt’s potential foray into politics. Speculations were rife that the actor was in talks with the Indian National Congress Party, fueling anticipation among fans and political enthusiasts alike.

However, Sanjay Dutt has now taken to social media to put an end to all such conjectures, setting the record straight about his political aspirations.

In a recent tweet, Sanjay Dutt unequivocally denied any plans of joining politics or contesting elections. He clarified, “I would like to put all rumours about me joining politics to rest. I am not joining any party or contesting elections.” The actor emphasised that should he decide to step into the political arena in the future, he would personally make the announcement, urging everyone to refrain from believing the circulating news.

Sanjay Dutt’s name has often been associated with politics, given his familial ties and past involvements. In 2009, he was part of the Samajwadi Party but eventually resigned from his position as general secretary. Similarly, in 2019, rumors swirled about his potential affiliation with the Rashtriya Samaj Paksh, to which he promptly responded by stating his non-entry into politics. Despite these speculations, Sanjay Dutt remains rooted in his decision to stay away from political endeavours.

The son of late Sunil Dutt, a prominent Congress party MP and former Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Sanjay Dutt’s familial legacy often intertwines with political discussions. However, the actor’s primary focus remains on his prolific career in the entertainment industry.

Recently seen in the Tamil film “Leo,” where he portrayed a complex character embroiled in occult practices, Sanjay Dutt continues to explore diverse roles across various regional cinema industries.

Sanjay Dutt’s cinematic journey shows no signs of slowing down, with a lineup of exciting projects on the horizon. From the Telugu film “Double iSmart” to the Kannada venture “KD – The Devil,” and “Welcome to The Jungle,” the actor’s versatile performances continue to captivate audiences across linguistic borders.