Many sagas of Amitabh Bachchan’s struggle have been written before the film ‘Zanjeer’, but very few people know that Amitabh Bachchan had to face a long battle even while working in ‘Zanjeer’. Read the unique story behind the scenes.
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1973 superhit film Zanjeer Amitabh Bachchan Accidentally fell into the lap of In this context, you should respect Amitabh Bachchan.very lucky‘ Can say. But bad luck Wasn’t giving up on them soon. After getting this film, a different form of his struggle came to the fore. Which was the most dangerous form of his struggle life. Actually many big stars had rejected this film. Why after all? We will tell this story further. But before that you would be surprised to know that the film’s director Prakash Mehra first signed Amitabh Bachchan as a hero in the film but then fired him in the middle.
Yes, you read right. Prakash Mehra to Amitabh Bachchan chain Was fired before the shooting of the film started. This was a big shocker for Amitabh Bachchan. When Amitabh Bachchan heard the story of this film, he immediatelyYes’ Had done it. Was very excited to be a solo hero in the film. of all the big starsNo’ After saying that, Salim-Javed’s pair had recommended Prakash Mehra to take Amitabh Bachchan. Who was the writer of this film.
Disappointed Amitabh Bachchan was about to return home
When director Prakash Mehra fired Amitabh Bachchan from the film, sad and disappointed Amitabh started preparing to go home after packing his sack and bed. He started finding the film world of Mumbai monotonous. He had become very desperate. This was when big b Many of the films had been released. Yes, he was definitely looking for a superhit, but he was no longer a new actor in Bollywood.
Why was Prakash Mehra removed from the film?
This story tells that in the film industry, apart from the producers and directors, the one system that used to dominate the most in making someone a star is that of distributors. After signing Amitabh Bachchan, Prakash Mehra had a meeting with the distributors. When the distributors asked the name of the hero in the film, Prakash Mehra named Amitabh Bachchan. After which the distributors gave up. The distributors said – take a superstar in the film. He will not be able to sell the film of a flop hero like Amitabh.
Jaya Bachchan’s initiative worked
Jaya Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan were not married then but both loved each other. This thing is well known. When Jaya came to know that Amitabh Bachchan was leaving Mumbai and going back, saddened by being removed from the film, she decided to come forward. First of all explained to Amitabh Bachchan and stopped him from going back home. And then met Prakash Mehra.
This was the period when Amitabh Bachchan had no voice but Jaya’s reputation was that of a star actress. Many of Jaya’s films had become superhit. And he had a reputation in the film industry. Jaya Bachchan explained a lot to Prakash Mehra. And convinced on many fronts. From the pair of Salim-Javed to comedian Mehmood, they played an active role from their respective levels. After which Prakash Mehra took Amitabh Bachchan back in the film. And when the film was released, the kind of history it created, there is no need to repeat it here.
Which stars refused to do the film?
Prakash Mehra chain He went to many stars with the story, among them he went to Dharmendra first. But Dharmendra refused. Rajesh Khanna did not have a date. Rajkumar did not like the story, then Devanand refused to work because the hero did not get a chance to sing in that film. The character is not romantic. Means in the lap of Amitabh Bachchan chain Coincidence fell and became a milestone in his career.