Salman Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar join hands to produce a documentary on their father’s Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar. In one of the biggest announcements of all time, three of the leading production houses— Salman’s Salman Khan Films, Farhan’s Excel Entertainment and Zoya’s Tiger Baby Films are all set to come together to work on Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar’s documentary titled— ‘Angry Young Men’. Both the stalwarts are two of the most celebrated writers of the country.
Directed by Namrata Rao, the documentary will be produced as a joint venture under three banners respectively spearheaded by Salman Khan (Salman Khan Films), Farhan Akhtar & Ritesh Sidhwani (Excel Entertainment), Zoya Akhtar & Reema Kagti (Tiger Baby Films). The project will capture the magic of the era that Salim-Javed together created.
Salim-Javed are noted for being the first Indian screenwriters to achieve star status, becoming the most successful Indian screenwriters of all time, who revolutionized Indian cinema in the 1970s, transforming and reinventing the Bollywood formula, and pioneering the Bollywood blockbuster format.
Meanwhile, Salman Khan was last seen in the film Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai. The actor also co-produced the films under his banner Salman Khan Films. Salman has a long line-up in the upcoming days. He has films Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, the next instalment of Kick, a cameo in Pathan, Antim and several other projects. Farhan Akhtar, on the other hand, will be seen in Toofan. Talking about Zoya Akhtar, the filmmaker worked on the film Gully Boy which was a commercial and critical success. Also Read: Which Was A Bigger Box-Office Hit Gadar or Lagaan? Trade Analysts Answer The Question That Has Left People Curious For 20 Years
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