It is essential writer duo Salim-Javed who carved the persona of Amitabh Bachchan. It won’t be incorrect to say that they created the angry young man charisma of Big B. Years later finding an old video of Salim Khan explaining how Big B fit in the slot as the ideal casting for cult films like Deewar and Zanjeer over a much widely renowned superstar Rajesh Khanna.

Salim Khan
Salim Khan

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Though Bachchan had once said that if any other actor had done Deewar it would be just as big a hit but Salim replied to that saying that any one else would be complimentary casting for the team.

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