Salman Khan and Farhan Akhtar team up for a documentary on Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan

Angry Young Man: documentary based on Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan’s Journey in Films

A documentary titled ‘Angry Young Men’ based on the lives of legendary screenwriters Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar are in the works with superstar Salman Khan’s production banner SKF (Salman Khan Films) teaming up with Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Entertainment and Zoya Akhtar’s Tiger Baby Films.

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar has made some of the most iconic films. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Dil Dhadakne Do, and Gully Boy, each film have created a fan following of its own. Currently, she’s working on several projects, one of which includes a docu-drama on her father, Javed Akhtar, and Salman Khan’s father, Salim Khan. As filmmaker-singer-actor Farhan Akhtar gears up for the release of Toofaan helmed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, he is overwhelmed to reveal collaborating with none other than Salman Khan for the first-ever time.

Indian film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on his Twitter handle.
“SALMAN KHAN – EXCEL – TIGER BABY JOIN HANDS… SALIM-JAVED DOCUMENTARY… #SalmanKhan, Excel Entertainment [#FarhanAkhtar, #RiteshSidhwani] and Tiger Baby Films [#ZoyaAkhtar, #ReemaKagti] to make documentary on #SalimKhan and #JavedAkhtar… Titled #AngryYoungMen,” he tweeted.

While it’s not yet sure which angle Zoya would take for the project, screenwriter Dainak Bhaskar – who will be penning the screenplay – shared that it’s going to be an all-out documentary and not a biopic. He said: “Zoya shared this idea with me and she has started her research too. She will also be speaking to all those people, who have worked with us in the past. It’s going to be a long process.”

A source told “Netflix is in the race to get the exclusive streaming rights of this project. They are in advanced conversation with Zoya and her team and the deal is expected to be locked soon. The announcement on the Salim-Javed documentary will be made once all the paperwork is complete.”


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