Sanjay Dutt Remembers His Late Mother Nargis Dutt On Her Birth Anniversary

Sanjay Dutt and Nargis

Through an emotional message on his social media page, Sanjay Dutt commemorated his late mother Nargis Dutt's birth anniversary on June 1, 2022. He described her as a "spirit" who helped him when he was at his lowest. On May 3, 1981, the world said goodbye to Nargis, the legendary actress of Indian cinema. After a long battle with pancreatic cancer, Nargis, who was married to Sunil Dutt, passed away in 1981.

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Nargis Dutt's many notable roles include those in Barsaat (1949), Andaz (1949), Awara (1951), Aah (1953), Shree 420 (1955), Chori Chori (1956), Mother India (1957), and Aag (1958) . In addition to her acting prowess, she was admired by many for her fashionable appearance.. In the beginning, Nargis was one of the first women to sport a cropped hairstyle. 'Lady in White' was another nickname given to her because of her penchant for white sarees.

Earlier this week, Sanjay Dutt shared a photo of himself and his mother Nargis Dutt on their Instagram accounts. The KGF 2 star captioned a throwback photo with the words, "Your smile kept me strong, your words kept me grounded, and your spirit lifted me at my lowest. You were the best I could ever ask for. Happy Birthday, Ma."

Priya Dutt, Sanjay Dutt's sister, also posted an emotional message on Instagram, "Happy Birthday to the most beautiful human being. In her short life of 52 years she lived fully loved completely and laughed wholeheartedly she touched so many lives with her goodness and pure heart. Love you forever and ever Mom and miss you dearly."

In honor of Mother's Day, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt tweeted a beautiful photo of himself and Nargis and sent a sweet letter to her. As a tribute to his mother, the Agneepath actor expressed his gratitude for having her as a mother.

Dutt stated, "Ma, you taught me all about hard work, patience, humility, kindness, forgiveness, understanding... and how to have fun along the way. Thank you will never be enough but, I'm thankful for having had you as my mother #HappyMothersDay to mine and to all the Mothers out there"

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As a matter of fact Nargis was unquestionably one of India's greatest film actors. Nargis has made her mark on Indian history and the hearts and minds of millions of Indians via her efforts both on and off the screen. She has become a household name in the country.

Nargis  was revered for her refusal to back down, her rebellious nature, and her ability to balance the demands of parenting and employment.

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Only three days before her son Sanjay Dutt made his Hindi film debut with the film Rocky (1981), Nargis died of pancreatic cancer on May 3, 1981.Talashe Haq (1935), produced by her mother, Jaddanbai, was the first film Nargis appeared in at the age of four. In the film's credits, she was referred to as "Baby Nargis."

'Mother India was nominated for an Academy Award for Nargis as Radha, who was just 28 years old at the time. It was the first Indian film to receive an Academy Award nomination.

 In 1958, Nargis received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

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