The actor seemed more relaxed than his last outing in December, 2013.
Sanjay Dutt, who is currently serving the remaining of his three-and-a-half-year sentence in a 1993 Bombay blasts case in Pune's Yerwada jail, was granted furlough for 14 days.
The actor, who makes a brief appearance in Rajkumar Hirani's PK, was visibly excited to be back as he posed for pictures in front of his plush Bandra residence.
The actor and his family are clearly set for a more upbeat holiday season this year.
Dutt's application was sanctioned yesterday.
The actor looked seems to have lost a lot of weight since he last got out on parole.
Meanwhile, his performance in last week's release PK has been appreciated by critics.
Dutt, who is now sporting a handlebar mousetache and salt and pepper hair, interacts with the media.
The actor has already served 18 months of his five-year jail term.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar.