Angry Young Men: Salman Khan, Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar join hand to present Salim-Javed documentary

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Indian screenwriting duo Salim-Javed is hands-down one of the most successful writers in the history of Hindi cinema. They have given us gems and some of the most iconic films like Sholay, Don, Zanjeer, Deewar, Kranti and Seeta Aur Geeta to name a few. They collaborated on 24 films during 1971–1987, of which twenty were commercially and critically successful films.

Now, much to the delight of cinephiles, the film industry’s three of the leading production houses— Salman Khan Films, Excel Entertainment and Tiger Baby Films have joined hands to bring Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar’s documentary titled, Angry Young Men. Yes, you read that right.

The documentary, Angry Young Men will be helmed by Namrata Rao. Whereas Salman Khan (Salman Khan Films), Farhan Akhtar & Ritesh Sidhwani (Excel Entertainment), Zoya Akhtar & Reema Kagti (Tiger Baby Films) will be bankrolling it. The documentary aims to capture the magic of the era that Salim-Javed created back in the 70s and 80s.


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Salim-Javed is noted for being the first Indian screenwriters to achieve star status, becoming the most successful Indian screenwriters of all time. Together they revolutionized Indian cinema, transforming and reinventing the Bollywood formula, and pioneering the blockbuster format.


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We just can’t wait to see what all facets of the writer duo’s career this documentary will focus on. Aren’t you guys excited about it?

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