Sanjay Dutt has been a veteran of Hindi film industry for the past 39 years. He has worked in around 187 films, ranging from romance to comedy to action, playing the main lead as well as antagonist. However, Dutt is generally typecast in action genres and roles with affiliation to underworld.
However, the actor has worked in some of the most well-known romantic films of his times as well which is marked by soulful and melodious love ballads. Right from his debut film Rocky to his latest upcoming film Sadak 2, there are numerous songs that talk about longing, heartbreak and love depicting Dutt and his lady love. Here is a list of his most popular romantic numbers.
Kya Yehi Pyar Hai – Rocky
Kya Yehi Pyar Hai from Dutt’s debut film Rocky is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar. Featuring Tina Munim and Dutt, the song talks about the realization of what love actually is. Kya Yehi Pyar Hai is a track that has stood the test of time and features in almost all romantic playlist.
Aur Is Dil Mein Kya Rakha Hai – Imaandaar
Aur Is Dil Mein Kya Rakha Hai from Imaandaar is one of the most popular heartbreak songs from the 90s. The song features Farha opposite Dutt and talks about the estrangement that the lovers are facing. The song has been sung by Suresh Wadkar.
Aakhir Tumhe Aana Hai - Yalgaar
Aakhir Tumhe Aana Hai from Yalgaar is one of the most popular songs featured during rainy season. A drenched Dutt croons for Nagma while she dances in elation from her house. The song has been sung by Udit Narayan and Sapna Mukherjee.
Hum Tere Bin Kahin Reh Nahi Pate - Sadak
Probably one of the most romantic songs of Dutt’s career, Hum Tere Bin Kahin Reh Nahi Pate from Sadak features the actor opposite Pooja Bhatt. Sung by Anuradha Paudwal and Manhar Udhas the number is a playful romantic song between the two leads.
Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai – Saajan
Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai from Saajan is the love anthem of every lover who is afraid to confess his love for his beloved. The song was a roaring hit in the 90s and is still one of the most loved romantic tracks of all time. Sung by Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik, this song shows Dutt’s and Madhuri Dixit’s romantic dilemma.
Meri Duniya Hai Tujhme Kahin - Vaastav: The Reality
Meri Duniya Hai Tujhme Kahin from Vaastav-The Reality is a soulful and melodious track that features Dutt along with Namrata Shirodkar. The song has been sung by Sonu Nigam and Kavita Krishnamurthy.
Pyar Ko Ho Jaane Do - Dushman
Pyar Ko Ho Jaane Do from Dutt and Kajol starrer Dushman is one of the best songs that talk about letting love take its course and not bind it with expectations, shackles and prejudices. The song has been sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Kumar Sanu and Uttam Singh and talks about letting love take its course and being guided by it instead of vice versa.
Tumhe Apna Banane Ki Kasam - Sadak
Tumhe Apna Banane Ki Kasam from Dutt’s and Pooja Bhatt’s Sadak is what all lovers vouch by. The song has been sung by Anuradha Paudwal and Kumar Sanu and talks about the culmination of love to its logical fruition of being together with your beloved.
Aate Aate Teri Yaad – Jaan Ki Baazi
Aate Aate Teri Yaad from Jaan Ki Baazi features Anita Raaj and Dutt and is sung by Mohammed Aziz and S.Janaki. The song shows the lead pair’s love culminating into marriage and blissful life ahead.
Dil Ki Purani Sadak - Sadak 2
Dil Ki Purani Sadak from Dutt’s upcoming film Sadak 2 showcases his love for Pooja Bhatt from the prequel Sadak. The song is heartwrenching as Dutt can be seen longing for his beloved who is no more but the love he feels for her is very much still present. Sung by KK the song is a love anthem that will definitely touch everyone’s hearts.