Sanjay Dutt – Hair Transplant


One of the most well-known actors in the Hindi movie industry, Sanjay Dutt needs no introduction. The son of yesteryear super stars, Sunil Dutt and Nargis, Sanjay himself has been popular on the silver screen right from the time of his first movie – Rocky. Apart from the blockbuster success of his movies, the one thing that made him stand out was the special Sanjay Dutt hairstyle. The long, flowing shoulder length hair was as much a part of his persona as his acting skills. 

Now imagine the plight of the super star when instead of the Sanjay Dutt hairstyle, what he was looking at was a receding hair line. It is now quite well-known that every person loses nearly 50-100 strands of hair every day. When the loss becomes more than this normal rate, it starts showing. The hair loss is more prominent in men and leads to a condition, medically referred to as male pattern baldness. And this is what Sanjay Dutt was facing.

At the time Sanjay Dutt was going through a great phase in his career, with a number of great roles, winning awards and accolades together, his receding hair line was a great cause of concern. There have been discussions that he underwent hair transplant to ensure the loss of hair is contained. In an industry that thrives on looks and appearances, the news of Sanjay Dutt hair transplant could have had a calamitous impact on his career. Thus, it was not made public knowledge. 

So, was the Sanjay Dutt hair transplant a fact or a rumour?

As experts could make out Sanjay Dutt hair loss was a reality and so was the hair transplant procedure. The most important outcome of the procedure was that the famous Sanjay Dutt hairstyle was back. It is an extremely good example of the difference a good hair transplant process can make in the lives of people struggling with hair loss.

When looks define your career and its longevity, like it does in the acting world, it becomes important to ensure that you look the part always. A young hero with a bald head would typically be expected to play only supporting roles, like that of an older person. Hence, it is important for the actors to keep up the look and their locks in place throughout. This has been a main reason why hair transplant has become such a common procedure among actors.

Even the problem of Sanjay Dutt hair loss became more prominent with his role for the movie Agneepath, where he had to play the role of a bald character. It was after this movie that he decided to undergo the hair transplant procedure and the results are there for all to see. Sanjay Dutt’s hair have been looking more fabulous than ever after the treatment, and it is evident on screen.

Can common person go through the same procedure to regain their lost hair?

The next obvious question is what is this hair transplant procedure that he underwent and can a common person go through the same to regain their lost hair. Below is a look at a brief introduction of the hair transplant procedure for those who are interested.

Hair transplant is the name of surgical treatment, where the hair from one part of the patient’s scalp (high density) is transplanted onto another area, where the hair growth is declining or has a low density. There are multiple ways in which this can be achieved and that is the different methods of hair transplant as referred by experts.

  1. Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) – Also known as the strip method, this entails removing a strip from the scalp, which usually leaves behind a scar, and transplanting the follicular units from that strip onto the other area of the scalp.
  2. Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) – This method is more recent compared to FUT and involves removing Follicular Units one by one and transplanting them onto the recipient area. The advantage of this method is that it leaves behind minimum scarring as well as has a faster recovery time.
  3. Direct Hair Transplant (DHI) – The most recent technique, this incorporates removing hair follicles using extremely fine extractor and then implanting them onto the recipient area. With no scarring and great results, this is a favourite of most people, including movie stars. However, the caveat is that this method is much costlier than the other two.

A point to be kept in mind while going for a hair transplant is that not everyone is a good candidate for any one of the above techniques. Consulting a good surgeon, who can recommend the best option for the individual case can give great results. This is clearly evident from the hair transplant results of Sanjay Dutt. Thus visiting a surgeon, and the right one at that, is a very important part of any hair transplant procedure.

ALCS do not claim that we have performed any hair transplant for this actor, nor do we claim they have undergone a hair transplant.

Source – Multiple news websites and user forums. We take no responsibility for any claims made in this post.

ALCS Hair Transplant and Cosmetic Clinic, under the leadership of the internationally recognized Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Sunil Arora, specializes in hair restoration and cosmetic procedures. With a focus on quality, ALCS Clinic offers a range of Hair Transplantation and Cosmetic Surgery Services under one roof.

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