Big B gets nostalgic as 'Zanjeer' clocks 42 years
'Zanjeer', the film which gave megastar Amitabh Bachchan the tag of an 'angry young man', has completed 42 years
'Zanjeer', the film which gave megastar Amitabh Bachchan the tag of an 'angry young man', has completed 42 years.
Directed by Prakash Mehra, the 1973 action thriller featured Big B as police officer Vijay Khanna along with his wife Jaya Bachchan and late veteran actor Pran.
The 72-year-old, whose latest release "Piku" features him as an old man suffering from constipation, took to Twitter to thank his fans for loving the slice-of-life family entertainer.
"'Zanjeer'...42 years of its release! 11th May 1973! The day of some consequence... May month excitement... PIKU May 8," Amitabh tweeted.
In another post, he added: "Pranaam, Namaskaar and greetings for the affection shown towards PIKU."
'Piku', which also stars Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, explores the relationship between a father (Amitabh) and a daughter (Deepika). Directed by Shoojit Sircar, the film released on May 8.