Bollywood in the 90s and 2000s was very uncategorized and many actors have openly stated it.
This is the reason that most of the directors have announced the movie, released the posters but failed to complete it.
We have collected a few movies of Sanjay Dutt which were announced but got shelved.
In 2011, a movie titled Alert 24×7 was announced which was supposed to be a psycho-thriller.
The movie has promising star cast such as Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, and Anupam Kher in the lead role. The movie was stalled due to financial problems.
Ek Ajeeb/Anokhi Prem Kahani
The movie was supposed to be an unconventional love story of a blind girl and a disfigured man played by Kareena Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt. Actors were also talked about the movie during their interviews.
The movie got canceled because of financial issues. In an interview, Mahesh Manjrekar said “I had a script called Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani about a blind girl and a disfigured man with Kareena Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt. I can’t make such films in Hindi.”
A movie titled Anokhi Ada was announced in the early 90s with Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon in the lead role. The movie was shelved because of production delays.
Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo
In 2003, it was in Filmfare magazine that Mani Shankar was planning a patriotic movie with 9 actors which include Ajay Devgn, Suneil Shetty, and Sanjay Dutt.
The movie was never made as makers won’t get the right schedule.
Biwi I Love You / Meri Biwi Ko Salaam
Sanjay Dutt mentioned in his interviews about the movie titled Biwi I Love You and Meri Biwi Ko Salaam opposite Karisma Kapoor. However, the movie never ever completed its pre-production process.
Sujoy Ghosh was working on a realistic film titled Borivali in 2005. He has announced the lead actors of the movie as Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt.
Later, the project got shelved and the trio moved to shoot Aladin which was a fantasy movie.
Bihaad… Outlawed was announced with Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn in the lead role.
The movie was supposed to be directed by Milan Luthria which is inspired by a real story. Even the first look poster was out but the movie was never made.
Chakra movie was announced in the 90s which was directed by Kumar Gaurav and lead actors were Sanjay Dutt and Sushmita Sen.
In an interview in 1999, Sanjay cleared that they are not happy with the script so they decided to shelve the project.
A women-centric movie was announced in the early 90s with the ensemble cast of Madhuri Dixit, Raveena Tandon, and Sanjay Dutt in the lead role.
The movie was supposed to be directed by J. P. Dutta. The movie was announced but got delayed and finally shelved.
Dost – My Best Friend
Sanjay Dutt was offered a lead role in the movie which was written by his ex-secretary Pankaj Kharbanda. It was the story of a 6-years-old girl who lost in Romania and Sanjay Dutt helps her to return to her parents.
The story is similar to Bajrangi Bhaijaan. However, Pankaj was not satisfied with the first scene of the movie and shelved the project.
Dus has a lot of buzz as it was the story of 2 spies played by Sanjay Dutt and Salman Khan. The movie was supposed to be directed by Mukul S Anand. After his sudden demise, the movie was shelved.
Ek – The One
Ek was one of the most sought movie projects developed by Ram Gopal Varma. The story revolves around 3 spies working for 3 different countries who were working together to stop a nuclear attack. The movie was a way too expensive and got shelved.
Happy New Year
Even Farah Khan stated that she was planning to make Happy New Year years ago but ended up making Om Shanti Om.
The original cast of Farah in the Multistarrer was Sanjay Dutt but the project was stalled. Later, the movie released with a totally different cast.
In the early 90s, Producer Salim announced a movie titled Indradhanush with Sanjay Dutt playing the lead role. Later, Sanjay Dutt left the project after getting into controversies. The project was canceled thereafter.
In 1992, there was a plan to make a multi starrer movie titled Chor Lutere starring Mithun Chakraborty, Sanjay Dutt, and Sumeet Saigal in the lead role.
The movie was shelved because of the poor script.