When Salim Khan went to Jaya Bachchan’s flat: Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan’s superhit film ‘Zanjeer’ was released in the year 1973. About 1 month after the release of this film, Amitabh Bachchan married Jaya. Well, since this film, Amitabh Bachchan achieved his position in Bollywood. It is said that the famous writers Salim-Javed duo had a big hand in making Amitabh Bachchan’s fortune. He also wrote the story of the film ‘Zanjeer’. After this, the fate of Amitabh Bachchan turned such that he never looked back.
Let us tell you that before Amitabh Bachchan, the offer of the film ‘Zanjeer’ was turned down by many big stars, after which this film fell in the lap of Amitabh Bachchan. However, it was not easy for the makers to choose the heroine of this film. According to media reports, Salim-Javed had understood that no big actress would work with Amitabh in this film. Because then Big B was not a big star. According to media reports, Salim Khan then went to Jaya Bachchan’s flat to narrate the story of the film.
Talking about this in an interview, Salim Khan had said, ‘I had reached Jaya ji at her flat to tell the story of ‘Zanjeer’. I felt that Jaya ji would not reject the film knowing this that who is the hero in front? When I narrated the story of the film, he asked me, ‘What’s in it?’
Hearing this, Salim Khan said, ‘I know there is nothing for you to do in the film, but the hero of the film is Amitabh Bachchan. I hope you will definitely do this film for him. Hearing this from Salim, Jaya Bhaduri immediately said yes to the film.