On This Day – Sunil Dutt’s Death Anniversary: Did You Know Dutt Worked as a Supervisor in Mumbai’s BEST Transport Division?

Dutt was one of the biggest stars of Hindi cinema in the late 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

Sunil Dutt breathed his last on this very date back in 2005, leaving every Indian cinephile in grief. But the legacy he left behind is still etched in the minds of everyone, and how! He, without an iota of doubt, is one of the greatest personalities ever in the world of Hindi cinema.

Dutt was a great actor – one of the leading stars of Hindi cinema in the late 1950s, and throughout the 1960s and 1970s. Also, he directed as well as produced many hit films, winning hearts all across the nation. He, on the other hand, was a successful politician for years.

Unlike other stars, Dutt was never bothered about box office reports and focused more on creating good art. Moreover, he was an excellent human being, known for his caring attitude to others. In many people’s eyes, he was the first gentleman in the entire B-town.

Today, on Dutt's death anniversary, we will share an interesting fact about him that you probably did not know.

Sunil Dutt worked as a supervisor in Mumbai's BEST transport division

Before stepping into the entertainment industry, Sunil Dutt worked as a supervisor at Mumbai's BEST transport division at a bus depot in Dadar. At that time, he was an undergraduate student at the Jai Hind College, University of Bombay in Churchgate, South Bombay.

Well, destiny had some other plans for him! He soon got a job as a radio jockey and became immensely popular in the Hindi Service of Radio Ceylon (the oldest radio station in South Asia).

Shortly after, he got the opportunity to act in Hindi films.

Later, Dutt recalled in an interview that his job at the transport division helped him grow as a human being.


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