Bollywood backs Sanjay Dutt after '93 Mumbai blast verdict
As the court verdict spelled 5 years in jail for Sanjay Dutt for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Bollywood's who's who took to Twitter to voice their opinion about the sentence. Here's what they had to say...
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 this...my 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.