S06E1: Zanjeer (1973) - Sexy, Angry Amitabh Bachchan

Zanjeer (English: Shackles) is a 1973 Indian Hindi-language action film written by Salim-Javed (mostly by Salim Khan, with assistance from Javed Akhtar), directed and produced by Prakash Mehra, and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Pran, Ajit and Bindu. A tough and honest police officer(Amitabh Bachchan) clashes with a crime boss who, unbeknownst to him, happens to be his parents' murderer. (Source:IMdB) You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

  • We talk about the making of the angry young man
  • We talk about the subtle but sizzling chemistry between Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan
  • We talk about the iconic villains

Before this movie, he had given twelve flops - Tanvi

My favorite song choice is hte popular mainstream choice - Flo

I am not a class-ist - Flo

Khuda Gawa could easily be a spinoff of Sher Khan's character -Tanvi