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PIX: Sanjay Dutt celebrates Pongal

Last updated on: January 22, 2013 15:19 IST

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Sanjay Dutt, who will be next seen in the film Policegiri -- a remake of Vikram's hit Tamil film Saamy -- celebrated Pongal in Chennai recently with actor-director K S Ravikumar and actor Ramesh Kanna.

Dutt wore the traditional veshti and participated in the rituals.





Image: Sanjay Dutt prepares Pongal Paanai with K S Ravikumar and Ramesh Kanna


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The word Pongal literally means 'boiling over', and refers to rice cooked in milk and jaggery. It is prepared in earthen pots called Pongal Paanai.

Sanjay Dutt can be seen stirring the Pongal Paanai.


Image: Sanjay Dutt prepares Pongal Panai with K S Ravikumar and Ramesh Kanna


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Director K S Ravikumar says: "We've been shooting the action sequences and other opening scenes in Chennai for the last 15 days. We happened to be working on Pongal day, and decided to celebrate the festival on location."

 


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After the Chennai schedule, the unit will shift to Hyderabad.


Image: Sanjay Dutt participates in the Pongal ritual with K S Ravikumar and Ramesh Kanna

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Besides Sanjay Dutt, Policegiri also stars Prachi Desai, Rajpal Yadav, Manoj Joshi and Ramesh Kanna. It is slated for release in May.


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Sanjay plays a good as well as a bad cop in the film -- the character is rough, yet quite comic.

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Prachi plays a software engineer, who falls in love with Dutt. 


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Since the shoot was in Chennai, Sanjay Dutt made it a point to meet Tamil Superstar Rajnikanth.


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