Sanjay Dutt, who was diagnosed with lung cancer last month, had announced that he will be taking a break from work on medical grounds. The 61-year-old actor, currently in Mumbai, is taking treatment for the same at a suburban hospital. As per reports, Sanjay will be travelling to the US for further treatment with wife Maanayata Dutt and sister Priya Dutt. Ahead of it, Sanjay is willing to wrap up his professional commitments before taking a break. On Monday evening, Sanjay was clicked outside Yash Raj Films' studio to shoot for Shamshera. A source close to Dutt told a leading daily that he shot for the dacoit drama co-starring Ranbir Kapoor over two days.
"Ranbir Kapoor had finished shooting his scenes last month. Sanjay sir had two days' patchwork shoot left before Karan could call it a wrap on the dacoit drama. Producer Aditya Chopra had requested the actor to take his time before returning to the set," the source told.
Considering Sanjay's health, producer Aditya Chopra reportedly ensured that minimal crew is with the actor on the sets. In addition to this, the source mentioned that everyone had to get their precautionary COVID-19 tests done before joining Sanjay. "Everyone involved had to undergo a COVID test before s/he joined the senior actor on the floor," the source added.
Reportedly, Sanjay will be dubbing for Bhuj: The Pride of India and also complete the shoot of KGF: Chapter 2 before heading to the US. As per reports, the actor has secured a five-year visa on medical grounds and will seek treatment at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in the US, where his mother late Nargis was admitted. Sanjay's daughter Trishala Dutt is a US citizen. It is reported that the Dutt family will travel in December when the actor's twins-Shahraan and Iqra have their winter holidays.