By Hindustan Times
Two years ago, director Anurag Kashyap made sharp comments against the Bachchans when the Abhishek-starrer Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey released. But things seem to have calmed down since. A few days ago, Amitabh Bachchan — to everyone’s surprise — even praised Anurag’s Gangs Of Wasseypur (GOW). And now, we can confirm that Big B and Anurag have teamed up for a docu-film to mark 100 years of Indian cinema.
Anurag and three other directors (Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee) are each making a 20-minute documentary on various aspects of the industry. Anurag’s subject deals with the impact of Amitabh Bachchan’s films on the Indian audience. The docu-film will feature movies like Zanjeer (1973), Deewar (1975), Sholay (1975), and others. “Anurag has met and shot with Mr Bachchan. There was no discomfort between them. In fact, they discussed films in detai