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Once Is Not Enough

Sanju Baba is just a lost boy at 42 who has a soft corner for Muslims

Once Is Not Enough
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Once Is Not Enough
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There are tall men in this world with eyeballs that look up, who have never doped, never spoken to Chhota Shakeel, never touched liquor, never visited the dying first wife with the newest girlfriend, never run away from life, but have never been loved by a woman. It has to be a queer life, for Sanjay Dutt is theoretically everything that could go wrong in a man but there were always women who loved him. Those who know him well say there is something about him that is terribly endearing. Except for the few whom the brawny star has bashed up in his tumultuous life, the world loves him. Possibly because he's a boy who never grew up. "He is like a child," says Jackie Shroff. "Loads of pressure in his life. Mom passing away, drug problems, lung collapse, wife Richa passing away, TADA. But he's always smiling on the sets. You see him drift away in his thoughts sometimes but then he is back in a flicker."

Dutt is really a 42-year-old boy with a penchant for fast cars and Harley Davidsons and a perennial lump in his throat. As a young man, he found relief in cocaine and brown sugar....

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