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Salman Khan’s production house come onboard with Zoya Akhtar & Farhan Akhtar to produce Salim-Javed documentary

A documentary based on the legendary writers of India, Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar, professionally known as Salim-Javed is making headlines for quite some time now. Earlier it was reported that Zoya Akhtar is working on a documentary and she even began the research work for it.

According to the reports Bollywood’s three of the biggest production house Salman Khan Films, Excel Entertainment and Tiger Baby Films have come on board to produce the documentary. A documentary that chronicles the lives of these stalwarts will be titled, Angry Young Men.

Directed by Namrata Rao, the documentary Angry Young Men will be produced as a joint venture under the above three banners. Announcing the same, trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “SALMAN KHAN – EXCEL – TIGER BABY JOIN HANDS… SALIM-JAVED DOCUMENTARY… #SalmanKhan, Excel Entertainment [#FarhanAkhtar, #RiteshSidhwani] and Tiger Baby Films [#ZoyaAkhtar, #ReemaKagti] to make a documentary on #SalimKhan and #JavedAkhtar… Titled #AngryYoungMen (sic).”

In the following tweet, he added, “Directed by Namrata Rao, the documentary – #AngryYoungMen – will capture the magic of the era that Salim-Javed created together. #SalmanKhan #FarhanAkhtar #RiteshSidhwani #ZoyaAkhtar #ReemaKagti #SalimKhan #JavedAkhtar (sic).”

Angry Young Man is a legendary character Vijay played by Amitabh Bachchan. Salim-Javed created this fictional character which changed Indian cinema forever. The character was seen in films like Deewar, Agneepath, Zanjeer, Sholay, and many more.

Back in the 1970s, the duo was known for revolutionising Indian cinema. The two legends were stepping stones of success in Bollywood and the reason for many to take up writing as a serious profession.

Reema

In a world full of writers, I'll just be another one with an edge to be the best. I am Reema Chhabda, a content writer by trade and part-time poet.
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