While the reason for his visit is still unknown, netizens speculate that it might be for the most-anticipated Salim-Javed documentary.
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The documentary will tell the story of the formidable writer duo Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar.Titled, ‘Angry Young Men‘, the documentary will be produced by Salman Khan, actor Farhan Akhtar and filmmaker Zoya Akhtar. It will reportedly be directed by Namrata Rao, known for her work as an editor on movies such as Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Ishqiya, Band Baaja Baaraat and Kahaani.
Referred to as Salim-Javed, the iconic duo left an indelible mark on Indian cinema during the 1970s with groundbreaking films such as Zanjeer, Sholay, and Deewar, resonating profoundly with the masses. Credited with revolutionizing the Bollywood blockbuster format, they skillfully catered to the audience’s taste while capturing the societal upheavals of their era. Salim-Javed holds the distinction of being the first Indian screenwriter to attain star status, marking a significant milestone in the realm of film writing.
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Speaking about the same, Farhan Akhtar spoke to a leading daily and said, “The narrative is about two people who came to the film industry from different backgrounds, how they got together and created this unbelievable brand of star writers that the film industry has never been able to replicate after they decided not to work together. It talks about what made them an incredible force in (Hindi cinema).”