18th Death Anniversary of Legendary Actor Sunil Dutt: Daughter Priya Pays Tribute on Instagram
Priya Dutt, daughter of late actor Sunil Dutt, paid tribute to her father on his 18th death anniversary on May 25, 2023. Sunil Dutt, who was not just a legendary actor, but also a prominent politician, passed away in Mumbai on May 25, 2005 due to a heart attack. Priya took to Instagram to share a heartfelt post about her father, whom she remembers as her guide and strength.
The Instagram Post
Priya’s Instagram post included a picture of her father, along with a touching caption. In her post, she talked about how Sunil Dutt had been by her side throughout her life’s journey, as her guide and strength. She also mentioned that she had tried to follow the path he had left behind, but could never match up to him.
“You were and will always be my hero and my inspiration, there will never be another like you. You left behind an imprint in the hearts of all those you touched and your memories will live in them forever. Rest in peace my dearest pa, till we meet again,” Priya wrote.
Sunil Dutt’s Love Story
Sunil Dutt’s love story with Nargis is the stuff of Bollywood legends. It is said that they fell in love after a fire broke out on the sets of their 1957 film “Mother India”, and Sunil Dutt rescued her. While recuperating from their injuries, they came closer and got married on March 11, 1958. Sunil Dutt and Nargis were blessed with three children – Sanjay Dutt, Namrata Dutt and Priya Dutt.
Sunil Dutt’s Political Career
Sunil Dutt was not just a versatile actor, but also a committed politician. In 1984, he joined the Congress party and became a Member of Parliament from the Mumbai North West constituency. He remained a MP for five terms, until his death in 2005. Sunil Dutt was known for his honesty and integrity, and was widely respected across party lines.
18 years after his death, Sunil Dutt’s legacy lives on. He was not just a great actor, but also a great human being who lived his life with integrity and compassion. His daughter Priya Dutt’s touching tribute to her father is a reminder of his enduring influence and the values that he stood for.