Salim-Javed has ruled Hindi cinema, due to this, ‘friendly’ among veteran screenplay writers were over
Some actors in Hindi cinema have had such a pair with their co-star, who left an indelible mark on the film screen. Salim-Javed was also one of them. Salim Khan is the father of actor Salman Khan and Javed Akhtar is the father of actor Farhan Akhtar. Salim-Javed pair has been a popular and hit pair of Hindi cinema of the 60s and 70s. At that time, the films of the pair had a profound impact on society. Both of them are veteran screenplay writers of Hindi cinema.
Artists like Amitabh Bachchan made a star
The pair of Salim-Javed have given many good movies to Hindi cinema like ‘Sholay’, ‘Sita-Geeta’, ‘Zanjeer’, ‘Darava’, ‘Kranti’, ‘Dostana’ and ‘Don’, but this pair has got one Today, it has been nearly 34 years since we separated from each other. Salim and Javed have not yet worked with each other for the last 34 years. The reason for the break up of this pair has also been very interesting. The Salim-Javed duo has starred many big actors like Amitabh Bachchan.
It is said that Salim-Javed was preparing for the 1987 film Mr. India. While writing the script, both of them decided to cast Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role, but Big B refused to play Mr. India, saying that people would not like the invisible man. Amitabh Bachchan believed that people see them and not listen to them in theaters. Because of which he refused to do this role.
The misunderstanding caused a rift!
Salim Khan was a little upset at Amitabh Bachchan’s refusal to do so and decided to never work with Big B. A few days later Javed Akhtar attended Amitabh Bachchan’s Holi party. In this party, he accidentally told Amitabh Bachchan on behalf of Salim Khan. The same sentence created such a misunderstanding between Salim and Javed, which took these two legendary writers 26 years to forget.
Actually, this 26-year-old ‘Dushmani’ was finished by the remake of the film Zanjeer in 2013. Zanjeer’s remake was mired in legal controversies. Due to which Salim-Javed had to go to the court office. During this time, the 26-year-old dispute between these two ended. Javed Akhtar himself had said about this that during this period we stayed in the court together for four-five hours, which worked to reduce our distances.
In this way, decided to separate
It is said that the decision to separate Salim-Javed was also from Javed Akhtar. It was he who proposed to Salim Khan that he wanted to separate. Salim was at Javed’s house one day. He was discussing his projects. When it was time for Salim to leave after a day’s work, Javed told him, “I was thinking that maybe we should work separately.”
Salim was a little shocked to hear this and then replied, ‘I am sure you have said this after much deliberation and everything I will say will not change your mind.’ Saying this, Salim moved towards his car and started walking towards his car.
‘ Significantly, Salim-Javed can once again be seen together, as Javed Akhtar’s daughter Zoya has made a foray into making a documentary drama on the pair. Zoya Akhtar is going to film on father Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan.