In pictures: Sanjay Dutt and 1993 blasts - A traumatic link

Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt. File pic

Arshad Warsi: I am numb, I don't know what to say. Sanjay Dutt is not a criminal. This is too harsh a decision.

Karan Johar: I am truly shattered to hear of Sanju's sentence...the nicest guy i have known just doesnt deserve heart goes out to him....

Arjun Rampal: My heart goes out to Sanju and his family. Just numbed by the news.

Mahesh Bhatt: Heart broken. Just heard that Sanjay Dutt has to go to jail for 5 years. I expected mercy! Alas it did not happen.

Kamaal R Khan: It's really very sad news for Bollywood. I think Sanju has already got enough punishment. Now he is paying price of his celebrity status.

Tanishaa Mukerji: Ridiculous what is happening with Sanjay sir! He does not deserve to be treated like this by his brethren! I am shocked & saddened!

Kunal Kohli: The '93 blast case should NOT be made about Sanjay Dutt.The Real planners are sitting safely in Pakistan like Osama Bin Laden was.

Vishal Dadlani: I stand with Sanjay Dutt, always will. He's my brother. He made mistakes, but he's served more than his time, in terms of mental stress.

Shekhar Ravjiani: He's the most loved person in the business. One of the nicest people I know. Man with a big heart. My brother. I m with you Sanjay Dutt.

Pritish Nandy: The real conspirators of the Bombay blasts must be brought back to India and tried. Sanjay's trial is just part of collateral damage.

Aftab Shivdasani: Sad to know the verdict on Sanjay Dutt, my heart goes out to him and his family... he was a fighter, is one and will always be one...

Celina Jaitly: I am shocked to hear the verdict on Mr Dutt. My heart goes out to the Dutt family. We all love you Mr Dutt...

Shweta Pandit: All I can say is Sanjay Dutt is indeed one of the most loving & nicer people i've met in the industry. This sentence is just too harsh!

Anubhav Sinha: Sending out a big big hug to Sanju. The most forgiving man I know. Sad he could not be forgiven himself.

Hansika Motwani: My heart goes out for Sanjay Dutt :( sadden to hear the news.

Zareen Khan: ‏Feeling very sad about the verdict. Lots of love, prayers, and strength for Sanju Sir.

Ashish Chowdhry: There are bad guys,there are nice guys. Sanjay Dutt most definitely is the latter. By far. He's the kindest n nicest guy I know. I'm really sad.

Sophie Choudry: Sanjay Dutt has served time & paid the price mentally for 20 years. We respect the law but for those who know & love him this is shattering.