A fan of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt sits on a tree next to Dutt’s poster in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was released from prison early Thursday after serving almost four years of a five-year sentence for possessing weapons supplied by gangsters behind deadly bomb blasts in Mumbai in 1993 .Dutt was originally sentenced to a six-year term after being convicted in 2006 of possessing guns supplied by mafia bosses who orchestrated the series of bombings in Mumbai that killed 257 people.In March 2013, the Supreme Court upheld his conviction but cut his prison term from six years to five, and the star was sent back to jail to serve the remaining three-and-a half years of his sentence.- Legal action -- Dutt was granted several months of freedom at different times during his jail spell including to work on unfinished Bollywood movies whose multi-million dollar productions were at risk.
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