SC gives Sanjay Dutt another four week breather before returning to jail

MUMBAI:With reference to Sanjay Dutt‘s application seeking a six-month extension of his 18 April deadline, the Supreme Court has given him four more weeks‘ time to complete his films before returning to jail.

The judges responding to Dutt‘s appeal said that the decision was taken on humanitarian grounds. "We extend the time by four weeks from tomorrow. It is made clear that no further extension will be granted," they informed.

On Monday, while filing the application for a six-month extension, Dutt had said that seven films with a budget of Rs 2.78 billion were under various stages of production and it needed 196 acting days to complete.

The actor is currently working in double shifts to wrap up the three projects on hand - Peekay, Zanjeer and Polocigiri, before surrendering himself.

Besides this, he will also be shooting for the cameo he plays in home production Hasmukh Pighal Gaya. The film is being directed by Sejal Shah and has a bunch of newcomers.

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