Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt on Tuesday received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. The 61-year-old actor took to Twitter where he posted a picture of himself getting the jab at Mumbai’s BKC vaccine centre.
“Received my first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine today at the BKC vaccine center. I want to congratulate Dr Dhere and his entire team for doing such a wonderful job! I have so much love and respect for them and their hard work. Jai Hind!” Dutt tweeted.
Received. my first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine today at the BKC vaccine center.
I want to congratulate Dr. Dhere and his entire team for doing such a wonderful job! I have so much love & respect for them & their hard work. Jai Hind! pic.twitter.com/LcSNoAsf0G
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) March 23, 2021
Last August, the actor was diagnosed with cancer, following which he took a break from work to focus on his medical treatment. In October 2020, Dutt announced he would be “out of this cancer soon”. A month later, the actor returned to film sets to shoot for his upcoming “KGF: Chapter 2”, his Kannada debut.
Other Indian film celebrities who were recently vaccinated include Sharmila Tagore, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Mohanlal, Paresh Rawal, Jeetendra, Kamal Haasan, Nagarjuna, Anupam Kher, Satish Shah, Neena Gupta, Rakesh Roshan, and Johnny Lever.