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Bollywood Actor Sanjay Khan turns 80 on his this birthday

Bollywood Actor Sanjay Khan turns 80 on his this birthday. Sanjay Khan was born on 3 January 1941, in Bengaluru. He is an Indian film actor, producer, the director is known for his works in Hindi films and television. His real name is Abbas Khan. Sanjay Khan made his debut in 1964 film Haqeeqat, followed by the Rajshri film Dosti which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi for that year.

Bollywood Actor Sanjay Khan turns 80 on his this birthday
Bollywood Actor Sanjay Khan turns 80 on his this birthday

His role in the movie Dosti which released in the same year in 1964. The movie shows the friendship between two handicapped boys and was an extensive box office success, the film was being among the top ten hits of 1964. The film was selected to be screened at the 4th Moscow International Film Festival and made Actor Sanjay Khan an instantaneous star. In the following years, the actor appeared in movies such as Dillagi (1966), Milan Ki Raat (1967), and Shart, which was released in 1969.

Actor Sanjay Khan in movie Dosti
Actor Sanjay Khan in movie Dosti

His movie was on the silver screen during 1964 with a brief presentation in Haqeeqat, and then officially launched his career with the blockbusterDosti‘ during 1964 leading to the birth of Sanjay Khan in Indian film industry.

Actor Sanjay Khan in movie Haqeeqat
Actor Sanjay Khan in movie Haqeeqat

Sanjay went on to act in the above 30 movies, most of them are well known and are famous even now. His career spanned from 1964 with Haqeeqat and went on 1986 with Kala Dhandha Gorey Log. Sanjay was especially popular with the women due to his attractive looks, the kind of like that Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Rajendra Kumar. His film Dosti won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.

Sanjay Khan was married to actress Zeenat Aman on 30 December 1978. The marriage lasted less than a year, being abolished on 24 November 1979. The marriage was difficult for actress Zeenat Aman, it is believed that having suffered domestic abuse including being beaten by Khan in the presence of various guests. Zeenat Aman didn’t report Sanjay Khan to the police.