This film of Prakash Mehra made Amitabh a superstar overnight

Well-known Hindi cinema director-producer Prakash Mehra is still remembered for his excellent films. At the same time, if we talk about the great hero of the century and Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, then his success...

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Well-known Hindi cinema director-producer Prakash Mehra is still remembered for his excellent films. At the same time, if we talk about the megastar of the century and Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, then Prakash Mehra has played a huge role in his success. Prakash Mehra's film Zanjeer made Amitabh Bachchan a superstar overnight. The film Zanjeer proved to be such a big hit that after the success of that film, Amitabh Bachchan started being called an angry young man.

So today, on the death anniversary of Prakash Mehra, let us tell you some special things related to him...

Death Anniversary: ​​This film of Prakash Mehra made Amitabh Bachchan a superstar overnight

Perhaps very few people know that Amitabh Bachchan was not director Prakash Mehra's first choice for the film Zanjeer. Even before this, four actors were offered for this film. But for some reason or the other all four of them refused to do the film. Only after this, Amitabh Bachchan got this film.

Death Anniversary: ​​This film of Prakash Mehra made Amitabh Bachchan a superstar overnight

Let us tell you that actor Dharmendra was first finalized for the lead role in Zanjeer. But his brother Ajit had a dispute with Prakash Mehra, due to which Dharmendra refused to do this film.

Death Anniversary: ​​This film of Prakash Mehra made Amitabh Bachchan a superstar overnight

After Dharmendra, this film was offered to Dilip Kumar, but he felt that there was nothing special in this character, due to which people would not like him and this was the reason why Dilip Kumar also refused to do Zanjeer.

Death Anniversary: ​​This film of Prakash Mehra made Amitabh Bachchan a superstar overnight

After this Prakash Mehra talked to Dev Anand for this role. But when Dev Anand came to know about this character, he felt that he did not fit the role, for which he asked to make some changes in the film and include romantic songs, but perhaps Prakash Mehra did not want to do so. Because of this, he could not talk to Dev Anand also.

Death Anniversary: ​​This film of Prakash Mehra made Amitabh Bachchan a superstar overnight

After all this, Prakash Mehra offered Raj Kumar for Zanjeer. At first, Raj Kumar was very happy after hearing the role of Inspector in the film and agreed to do the film, but later due to some reason he also refused to do the film.

Death Anniversary: ​​This film of Prakash Mehra made Amitabh Bachchan a superstar overnight

You will definitely feel a bit strange after hearing another reason for Raj Kumar's refusal to do the film. Actually, it is said that Raj Kumar did not like the scent of the oil in Prakash Mehra's hair. If he had done a film, he would have had to spend more time with Prakash Mehra, due to which he refused to do the film.

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