25 January, 2021

To Play Chess With Fate

Is the verdict of six years RI too harsh on Sanjay Dutt? Or did he deserve it for his underworld links? Updates

To Play Chess With Fate


Dec ’91: Dutt meets Dawood Ibrahim in Dubai. The two were introduced by actor-director Feroz Khan. He also meets the don's brother Anees with whom he strikes a friendship.

At a party thrown by Dawood and Anees, Dutt is introduced to other members of the D-company including Chhota Rajan, Iqbal Mirchi and Sharad Shetty.

Sept ’92: While shooting at RK Studios in Chembur, Dutt meets D-company operative, Kayyum, who offers him a .9 mm pistol and ammunition. Dutt pays Rs 40,000 in cash to Kayyum at his Pali Hill bungalow.

Feb ’93: During the 1993 Bombay riots, the Dutts receive anonymous...



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