No intention of entering politics as of now: Sanjay Dutt

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New Delhi, Nov 22 (UNI) His father, the late Sunil Dutt, and his sister Priya Dutt may be actively involved in the political arena but Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt today said he had no intention to enter the political arena, at least not now.

''I have still got ten years of me as an actor. I would like to pursue that first. Politics can come after that,''the cinestar said during the HT Leadership summit here.

Speaking during the session on 'Learning lessons from Munnabhai' during the Summit, Sanjay Dutt said,''moreover, I am not a person much suited for politics since I think from the heart rather than from the mind.'' Asked whether he did not see politics as a way to do something for society, the actor said,''it is not necessary that one can serve the nation by only associating with a political party.

Even in the normal course of my life, I do a lot of work for people suffering from blood cancer and drug abuse.'' Refuting reports over his alleged disappointment over Priya's nomination over him for the Mumbai North West seat which the late Sunil Dutt represented in the Lok Sabha before his sudden death, Sanjay Dutt said,''there is no truth in reports that I wanted to be nominated from the seat. Rather, I, and other members of the family thought that Priya would be the best person for the seat. It was a decision unanimously made by all of us.'' Sanjay Dutt said after his father's death, somebody from the family had to take over in his place from the constituency.

''The Mumbai North West constituency was close to my father's heart. He treated it like his own child. So when he passed away all of a sudden, somebody had to take over to carry on his legacy,''the actor said.

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