Wow...this one comes as a massive shocker! So, all of us definitely recall Amitabh Bachchan's iconic look as a coolie in Deewar and the blue shirt he wore in certain scenes of the movie, with it tied at his waist. However, you'd be surprised to know that the look wasn't planned in that way at all by either Director Yash Chopra, writers Salim-Javed, the film's costume designer or the superstar himself. In fact, it was the result of a wardrobe malfunction brought about by the tailor who had sewed the shirt in question, and the revelation comes straight from Big B himself.
Reminiscing the first day of shoot on the sets of Deewar, Amitabh Bachchan revealed on social media that his look was actually the result of a mistake made by the tailor who sewed his shirt. Sharing a picture of the look on his official Instagram handle, the actor wrote: “Those were the days my friend .. and the knotted shirt .. it has a story .. first day of shoot .. shot ready .. camera about to roll .. and the discovery that the shirt has been made too long – beyond the knees .. director could not wait for another shirt or a replaced actor .. so tied it up in a knot and …” Check out his post below:
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Deewar is regarded as one of Indian cinema's greatest classics. Besides Amitabh Bachchan, the movie had also starred Shashi Kapoor, Parveen Babi, Neetu Singh and Nirupa Roy in pivotal roles.
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