On This Day In Bollywood: May 11, 1973 – ‘Zanjeer’ releases, Amitabh becomes angry young man

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On May 11, Bollywood industry and fans got the first glimpse of angry young man Amitabh Bachchan aka Big B. Yes, on this day in Bollywood, Shehenshah Amitabh Bachchan gave his first hit film ‘Zanjeer’ which was released on May 11, 1973.
Interestingly, the film also marked one of the first collaborations between screenwriter duo Salim-Javed and Amitabh Bachchan. ‘Zanjeer’ also starred Jaya Bachchan, Pran, Ajit and Bindu in important roles. After ‘Zanjeer’, Amitabh Bachchan became renowned as ‘The Angry Young Man’ of Bollywood. The dialogues of films are still remembered by many people. Directed by Prakash Mehra, ‘Zanjeer’ turned out to be the breakthrough of Big B’s career.
Source By : http://www.freepressjournal.in

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