Amitabh Bachchan: It was because of Dharmendra and Salim Khan-Javed Akhtar that I got Sholay
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 Click here to read more
Javed Akhtar completes 50 years in the film industry
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. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan thanks Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar for moulding his image
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 image as an actor. Click here to read more
Will Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar come together after 32 years?
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. Click here to read more
Zanjeer: Little known facts about the original and the remake!
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. Click here to read more
Salim Khan fuming as Zanjeer to be remade in Bhojpuri!
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 for yet another Zanjeer legal battle – a blockbuster they penned four decades ago. Two months ago, the writers had filed Click here to read more
Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar move Bombay High Court demanding stay on Zanjeer release
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 hear Click here to read more
Sajid Khan: For Srideviji, Himmatwala shouldn’t be anything less than a Mughal-E-Azam
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 usual forthright self. His infamous war of words with various people and his digs at his contemporaries Click here to read more
Salim Khan asks for Zanjeer shoot to be stopped immediately!
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 Zanjeer remake issue, has now asked for the shooting to be halted Click here to read more
Salman Khan and Sohail Khan add muscle to father Salim Khan’s fight against Zanjeer remake
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 Click here to read more
Yash Chopra: The director with a musical soul
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. Whether it was the gritty tale of two brothers and a mother in Deewar, or a revenge seeking Dilip Kumar caught in conflict with his adopted son Anil Kapoor in Mashaal, or a young Sridevi falling in love with a much-older Anil Kapoor in Lamhe Click here to read more