In this extraordinary interview while talking to Bhartendu Vimal, a journalist based in London, Bollywood actor Sunil Dutt opens his heart and talks about his early career, when as a shy young man he was terrified of talking to girls. He tells the story of how he proposed to his wife, Bollywood’s top actress, Nargis. Always devoted to alleviate human suffering he inspired Southall’s Indians and Pakistanis to collect five thousand Pounds for the Bihar famine in 1968.
His politics of communal harmony
After the anti-Sikh riots that followed the assassination of Indira Gandhi in 1984, Sunil Dutt vowed to stop communal discord in India. He was them elected to parliament and dedicated his life to promote communal harmony. Here he tells the story of how he entered politics.