Director Rajkumar Hirani took to social media and unveiled a new poster for ‘Sanju’, which has Vicky Kaushal as Ranbir’s best friend. Hirani did not tell the name of this character because it may very well have been inspired from a real life person though the name must have been changed. Picture is seemingly set inside a disco in 80’s where both the friends are looking at each other rather lovingly in the eyes. This is the young phase of Sanjay’s life set around the time when he became a movie star in Hindi cinema.
Hirani had to change the names of characters who were not family as people could sue them later about mis-characterization of their lives. Kaushal could be any movie star of the bygone era and more details about him would be revealed in the trailer from the mannerisms. Jim Sarbh is also in the film and he might be playing Salman Khan though his built is very different from him but that should not be the bother. Hirani has a very keen eye on the new talent emerging in the industry which is why perhaps he went for Vicky Kaushal though he could have for any other big star.
In 2014 he released PK, which also starred Sushant Singh Rajput though he was new to the film but very talented. Rajkumar is working with people he has never before in this film though generally he likes to repeat his actors. Boman Irani has played a significant role in every film of his though the presence in Sanju is not revealed so far. Dia Mirza is playing Manyata Dutt while Manisha Koirala is portraying Sanjay’s mother Nargis Dutt. Trailer of the film will be out on 30 May and the final release date is 29 June 2018.