The entertainment industry on Thursday was taken aback by the Supreme Court verdict which upheld the sentence of iconic actor Sanjay Dutt to five years in prison due to his alleged role in the 1993 serial blasts case .
Dutt will have to undergo a jail term of more than three years.
Reactions ranged from disbelief to the sharing of personal encounters with the actor that indicated his good nature. Here are some reactions from Twitter:
Film maker Karan Johar
I am truly shattered to hear of Sanju's sentence...the nicest guy i have known just doesnt deserve this...my heart goes out to him....— Karan Johar (@kjohar25) March 21, 2013
Film maker Mahesh Bhatt
Heart Broken: Just heard that Sanjay Dutt has to go to jail for 5 years. I expected mercy! Alas it did not happen.— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) March 21, 2013
Photographer Daboo Ratnani
Singer Shweta Pandit
All i can say is @duttsanjay is indeed one of the most loving & nicer people i've met in the industry. This sentence is just too harsh!— ♫ Shweta Pandit ♪ (@ShwetaPandit7) March 21, 2013
Singer Vishal Dadlani
When I barely knew him, I needed some personal help in a family matter. I just asked, and @duttsanjay went above and beyond duty, to help.— VISHAL DADLANI (@V1SH4L) March 21, 2013