Big B apologizes to Salmanâ€™s father Salim Khan
Recently, blockbuster ‘Sholay’ celebrated 35 years and on this particular occasion writer Salim Khan stated that Amitabh Bachchan did not give him his due. Big B is too generous to come forward and clear the misunderstanding between him and Salim saab. Behind Amitabh’s success there is a big hand of writers, Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar. Big B responded to Salim Khan’s allegation.
Responding to Salim’s statement, Amitabh said, “Salim saheb is absolutely right. It was he and Javed saheb who gave me ‘Zanjeer’ and recommended me to Prakash Mehra and to so many other directors of the time – Manmohan Desai, Yash Chopra, Ramesh Sippy. I have never ever failed to acknowledge this fact. Indeed, in the early years of my career, when I was questioned what would happen to me if Salim-Javed were to stop writing for me, I had categorically stated that I would also stop and finish,” he says.
“Their contribution has been immense in my film career and I will never stop accepting that. I am extremely sorry if Salim saheb has felt otherwise. I wish to apologise to him and tell him that there has obviously been a miscommunication and that he should never feel that I have thought otherwise. He has been a respected senior for me and shall always remain one,” he adds.
Hope, they reconcile very soon.