7:20 am : Sanjay Dutt greets his family and friends outisde the jail. Present to receive him outside the YCJ were his wife Manyata and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, writer Abhijat Joshi, his lawyers, thousands of fans and a huge media contingent from across India and abroad. Close friend and film maker Rajkumar Hirani documented the Sanju’s release.The actor’s exit will be the first shot of the Sanjay Dutt biopic which Rajkumar Hirani is directing. There, he addressed the media and credited his fans for their unending support. He said, “I am here because of their (fans’) support. And there is no easy road to freedom, my friends.” Sanjay Dutt along with family and friends proceeds to Pune Airport at Lohegaon to board a chartered plane to Mumbai.
2:15 pm : Sanjay Dutt arrives at Imperial Heights. He is welcomed by sister Priya Dutt in a tradition manner. Sanjay Dutt then goes on to give a ‘Jadoo ki Jhappi’ to his beloved sister.
2:20 pm : Sanjay Dutt reaches his house. On entering the door, he walks to the portrait of his father, the Late Sunil Dutt to perform a puja and seek blessings.
2:45 pm : Sanjay Dutt comes downstairs to greet the huge media contingent and horde of fans outside his residence.
In merely a few hours since his release, Sanjay Dutt has already bagged his first film in his second innings. The film is a big- scale action film, directed by Siddharth Anand that will be shot across six countries. The film is expected to take off this summer and is likely to release this year itself.