Amitabh Bachchan Got Iconic Role Of Jai In Sholay Because Of Dharmendra Know Story Here

Shello kiss: The film ‘Sholay’ in the Indian film industry (Sholay) has achieved the status that hardly any other film has got or will get. This film not only proved to be a bumper hit at the time of its release, but this film is also very much liked in today’s generation. But do you know how the super hit pair of Jai-Veeru of Sholay was finally formed? How Amitabh Bachchan was chosen for this character. Let us tell you the interesting story behind this today.

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Amitabh Bachchan, who has been showing his acting prowess in the Indian film industry for more than five decades, also struggled a lot to gain a foothold in the industry. After a dozen flop films one after the other, Big B got recognition in the industry from the film ‘Zanjeer’. After this Amitabh’s star shone in such a way that he never looked back.

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On the other hand, let’s talk about ‘Sholay’, in this story written by Salim-Javed’s pair, all the veteran actors like Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar, Amjad Khan had done excellent acting. Ramesh Sippy was looking for an actor for the role of Jai for this film. Amitabh Bachchan knew Salim and Javed because of the film ‘Zanjeer’ and he had also heard the script of the film.

Big B reached Dharmendra’s house for the role

Amitabh Bachchan liked the script of the film so much that he requested Salim-Javed to recommend it. Talking about this in an interview, Big B himself had told that, ‘I had worked with Salim-Javed in Zanjeer. He lobbied me a bit but director Ramesh Sippy did not know much about my work. Meanwhile, I felt that Ramesh ji might not take me in the film, so I went straight to Dharam ji’s house.

Dharam ji Amitabh requested

After this, Amitabh Bachchan tells that, ‘I went to Dharam ji and said that I want to work in this film, please if you recommend me, I would love it.’ After this, Amitabh Bachchan became the finalist in the role of Jai in the film and through this film, the pair of Jai and Veeru were immortalized forever. This was disclosed by Amitabh on the set of KBC.

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