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Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case, walks free on Thursday after the actor was released from Pune’s Yerawada jail.

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case, walks free on Thursday after the actor was released from Pune’s Yerawada jail.

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Industry veteran Rishi Kapoor welcome him back on Twitter:

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt too expresses happiness:

Juhi Chawla tweeted:

Darling daughter wrote:

– Celebrations outside Dutt’s residence in Pali Hill

– Actor reaches Badakabristan to visit his mother’s grave

– Dutt leaves from Siddhivinayak Temple

– Sanjay Dutt reaches Siddhivinayak temple

– Sanjay Dutt reaches Mumbai Airport

– Sanjay Dutt boards flight to Mumbai along with wife Manyata.

– Sanjay Dutt reaches Pune airport, to board special chartered flight to Mumbai

– Sanjay leaves jail, on way to pune airport. – Sanjay Dutt was received by Director RajKumar Hirani and wife Manyata ta airport.


– Sanjay Dutt released from Pune’s Yarawada jail


Present to receive him outside the jail amidst tight security were his wife Manyata and their children, sister and former MP Priya Dutt and her family, film director Rajkumar Hirani, thousands of fans, a huge media contingent from across India and abroad.

Sanjay Dutt was sentenced to undergo five years rigorous imprisonment for illegal possession of arms during the March 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. Arrested in 1993, he had already served 18 months as an undertrial and then returned to jail in May 2013 to serve the remaining 42 months of his sentence.

Shortly after he walked out, the actor drove to Pune airport to board a chartered plane to Mumbai.

Once in Mumbai, he will proceed straight to the famed Siddhi Vinayak temple to offer prayers.

Then he will visit the Bada Kabrastan in Marine Lines and pray at the grave of his mother the late actress Nargis Dutt.

He is scheduled to interact with the media later in the day.