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Amitabh Bachchan: It was because of Dharmendra and Salim Khan-Javed Akhtar that I got Sholay

1 year ago 0
The ace superstar opens up about the iconic film on its 40th anniversary… It set a trend of ‘bromance’, redefined the quintessential villain and introduced some epic live action in Bollywood. Top that with iconic dialogues and a memorable cast. Forty years since it hit the screens on August 15, 1975, Sholay Read Article ▶

Javed Akhtar completes 50 years in the film industry

2 years ago 0
As noted lyricist, poet, screenwriter Javed Akhtar clocked 50 years in the film industry on Friday, his wife veteran actress Shabana Azmi says she looks at his incredible journey with respect Javed Akhtar, 69, arrived in Mumbai in 1964. Read Article ▶

Amitabh Bachchan thanks Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar for moulding his image

3 years ago 1
Big B credited his success to the script writers for helping him rule the industry for more than four decades Amitabh Bachchan, 71, who got the ‘Angry Young Man’ image in the industry after his brave portrayal of inspector Vijay in ‘Zanjeer’, said he is thankful to Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar for moulding his […] Read Article ▶

Will Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar come together after 32 years?

3 years ago 0
The popular scriptwriter duo who had a fallout 32 years ago seem to have buried their hatchet. Read on Salim-Javed, one of the most celebrated scriptwriters of 1970s and 1980s, will come together after a long time for the trailer launch of Sholay 3D Thursday.  Read Article ▶

Zanjeer: Little known facts about the original and the remake!

3 years ago 2
Apoorva Lakhia’s remake starring Ram Charan Teja, Sanjay Dutt and Priyanka Chopra is all set to release this Friday. We dig out some interesting facts related to the 1973 Amitabh Bachchan starrer and the remake that you may not know… While promoting Zanjeer 2.0, Priyanka Chopra said, “It’s been a very difficult journey for Zanjeer. Read Article ▶

Salim Khan fuming as Zanjeer to be remade in Bhojpuri!

3 years ago 1
The veteran writer duo, Salim-Javed’s legal fracas with the makers of Zanjeer remake– Amit Mehra and Apoorva Lakhia – isn’t over yet, and now news is that a small-time financer is claiming of remaking the 1973 blockbuster in Bhojpuri! Looks like the popular writer duo, Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar will have to prepare themselves […] Read Article ▶
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Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar move Bombay High Court demanding stay on Zanjeer release

Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar move Bombay High Court demanding stay on Zanjeer release

3 years ago 1
Apoorva Lakhia’s remake has hit yet another roadblock, as the writer duo claim that they hold the rights to the copyright of the original Director Apoorva Lakhia is a troubled man these days. His much anticipated remake of the 1973 Amitabh Bachchan starrer, Zanjeer has been in troubled waters ever since its inception. Now, we […] Read Article ▶
Sajid Khan: For Srideviji, Himmatwala shouldn’t be anything less than a Mughal-E-Azam

Sajid Khan: For Srideviji, Himmatwala shouldn’t be anything less than a Mughal-E-Azam

4 years ago 3
The super successful filmmaker talks about his new ‘rewrite’ (mind you, Himmatwala is not a remake!), buddy Ajay Devgn, newbie Tamannaah, Sridevi’s comment sabotaging his film, his war with critics, Himmatwala‘s commercial success and much more…. He does realise that anything he says could create headlines, but that doesn’t stop Sajid Khan from being his […] Read Article ▶
Salim Khan asks for Zanjeer shoot to be stopped immediately!

Salim Khan asks for Zanjeer shoot to be stopped immediately!

4 years ago 0
The veteran scriptwriter takes the issue of unpaid royalty to film workers association and asks them to halt the shoot of the Priyanka Chopra- Ram Charan Teja starrer with immediate effect Salim Khan, who had until now only written to the Script Writers Association asking them to resolve the issue of unpaid royalty in the […] Read Article ▶
Salman Khan and Sohail Khan add muscle to father Salim Khan’s fight against Zanjeer remake

Salman Khan and Sohail Khan add muscle to father Salim Khan’s fight against Zanjeer remake

4 years ago 1
The veteran script writer takes his fight with the makers of Zanjeer to another level as he demands Rs six crores as compensation Veteran script writer Salim Khan has always been a champion for the rights of writers who have historically been ignored in Bollywood. And although he has not Read Article ▶
Yash Chopra: The director with a musical soul

Yash Chopra: The director with a musical soul

4 years ago 0
What is the magic of Yash Chopra’s cinema? The ingredients include genre-redefining stories, remarkable characters, complexities of man-woman relationships and the quality of production. But one of the most important features of his style of filmmaking was the memorable music Yash Chopra is not just the ‘king of romance’. He is at heart a storyteller. […] Read Article ▶