Sanjay Dutt released from Yerwada Jail: As it happened

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 16:07
Pic Courtesy: ANI/Twitter

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt walks out a free man from Pune's Yerwada Jail. The actor was convicted in 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

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I am not a terrorist, don't link my name with 1993 Mumbai blasts case. I was only convicted under Arms Act: Dutt

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Salman Khan is like my younger brother and shall remain one forever: Sanjay Dutt

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Sanjay Dutt's kids embrace their father while he addresses the media.

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Being a celebrity didn't help: Dutt

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I am proud to be an Indian, that is why I kissed the earth and saluted the tricolour when I came out: Sanjay Dutt

25 February 2016, 15:03 PM

To be free is an amazing feeling: Sanjay Dutt

25 February 2016, 15:01 PM

I wanted to taste freedom for 23 long years but the feeling is yet to sync in: Sanjay Dutt

25 February 2016, 15:00 PM

Dutt remembers his father.

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I was looking forward to this freedom, have been waiting for it for 23 long years, says Dutt.

25 February 2016, 14:57 PM

Sanjay Dutt to address the media.

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Sanjay Dutt and wife Manyata pose for photo-op after his release.

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Actor waves at cameras.

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Dutt comes out with wife Manyata to thank his fans.

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Wife Manyata stays by his side along with close friends.

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Dutt overwhelmed with huge crowd outside his house. Fans gather just to catch a glimpse of the actor.

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Sanjay Dutt reaches home in Bandra.

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Huge crowd gathers outside Dutt's residence; fans rejoice his release.

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Dutt likely to reach home shortly.

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Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt expresses happiness over Dutt's release.

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Dutt reaches Badakabrastan.

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Actor on way to Badakabrastan to visit his mother's grave.

25 February 2016, 12:21 PM

Bombay High Court to hear PIL opposing Sanjay Dutt's early release on Monday, saying 'no urgency' in this matter, reports ANI.

25 February 2016, 12:10 PM

Dutt leaves from the Siddhivinayak temple premises.

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Dutt offers prayers at the Siddhivinayak temple. 

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Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani accompanies Dutt.

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Actor seeks Ganpati bappa's blessing amid huge chaos outside the temple.

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Fans gather outside the temple to catch his glimpse. 

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Sanjay Dutt reaches Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai

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Dutt headed towards famous Siddhivinayak temple.

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The actor is accompanied by wife Manyata and B-Town friends. 

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Dutt reaches Mumbai, greets fans.

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Sanjay Dutt reaches Mumbai.

25 February 2016, 11:03 AM

Four bodyguards sent by Salman Khan to receive Dutt outside Mumbai Airport.

25 February 2016, 10:40 AM

Fans rejoice at Dutt's release, gather outside his residence in Mumbai.

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The actor is expected to reach Mumbai shortly.

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After visiting the famous Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai, the actor is likely to seek blessings at his mother's grave at Marine Lines.

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Sanjay had already served 18 months of his sentence as an undertrial at Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail earlier.

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The Bollywood actor was convicted by the Supreme Court of India in 2013 under the Arms Act for possessing a prohibited weapon in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. 

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Dutt is expected to land at the Santacruz Airport, Mumbai around 11 am. 

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