Sanjay Gupta, the film-maker known for making films with dark themes, featured Sanjay Dutt a lot of times in his movies. Right from the first movie Aatish to Zinda to Dus Kahaniyaan to Shootout at Lokhandwala; Sanjay Dutt was the lead actor. But now, John Abraham seems to have replaced Sanjay Dutt as Sanjay Gupta’s favorite actor.
John, who first worked with Sanjay Gupta in the film Zinda, was seen in the lead role in Gupta’s gangster film Shootout at Lokhandwala. Now, reports are abuzz that the hunky actor will be seen in another gangster movie by the film-maker.
Titled Mumbai Saga, the movie follows the life of a 22 year old vegetable vendor who becomes a narcotic smuggler and a dreaded gangster by the time he is 45 years old. John will be seen as ganglord drugs, arms and real estate deals in Mumbai; the character being based on a real life gangster who was a broker for many prominent builders in Mumbai. Apparently, the person turned into a gangster to pay for his brother’s education. Ironically enough, the brother also became a gangster after successfully earning a degree in chemical engineering from London.