Marking the 40th death anniversary of veteran actor Nargis Dutt, her son and Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt shared an old childhood picture and penned a heartfelt note for his mother on social media.
The ‘Dus’ actor took to his Instagram handle and shared a black-and-white photo of him with his mother, along with the caption, “Not a day goes by when I don’t miss you Ma!” In the candid picture, the mother-son duo could be seen smiling as they posed together. The late actor looked beautiful as she flashed her million-dollar smile while she sat next to Sanjay, who looked cute as a button.
Nargis, who starred in numerous popular Hindi movies, including the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Mother India’, ‘Shree 420’, ‘Awara’, ‘Barsaat’ and ‘Raat Aur Din’ was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She died on May 3, 1981.
Nargis had a long-time relationship with actor Raj Kapoor, who was her co-star in the films Awaara and Shree 420. She married actor Sunil Dutt (a Brahmin Hindu) on 11 March 1958. Reportedly, Dutt had saved her life from a fire on the sets of Mother India. She had also reportedly helped Dutt’s sister and mother. She converted and had three children: Sanjay, Namrata, and Priya.
Meanwhile, Sanjay Dutt who was last seen in ‘Sadak 2 ‘with Alia Bhatt and Aditya Roy Kapoor will be soon seen in action-drama ‘K.G.F Chapter 2’, action-adventure ‘Shamshera’ alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Vaani Kapoor.
He also has Aditya Chopra’s ‘Prithviraj’ that will also feature Akshay Kumar and former Miss World Manushi Chillar in the pipeline.