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‘Deewaar’ most perfect script: Big B on film’s 40 years

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Mumbai, Jan 21:

Amitabh Bachchan-starrer “Deewaar” hit the screens 40 years back and the megastar has thanked its scriptwriters Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar for the “perfect script”.

Pic-Yogen Shah
Pic-Yogen Shah

The movie, which revolves around two brothers — a policeman and a criminal — also stars Shashi Kapoor in the lead.

“40 years! 40 years ago, this day, DEEWAR was released!! 21st Jan 1975. Thank you Salim-Javed Saheb for the most perfect script,” Big B tweeted Wednesday.

The film, directed by Yash Chopra, is considered to be one of the most iconic movies in Hindi filmdom.

Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle described “Deewaar” as being “absolutely key to Indian cinema”.

Meanwhile, Amitabh will soon appear in “Shamitabh”, “Piku” and “Wazir”. (IANS)