Don completes 42 years, Amitabh Bachchan shares interesting anecdotes


blisters were impossible to walk on .. had to dance bare feet .. On his blog, Big B shared unseen photos and posters of the film. thats how this moment was created”
Abhishek Bachchan inspired a dance move in “Khaike Paan”. called the doc .. and the surprise moment would be who would come to give the award .. God’s own man .. Written by A. would be held at Shanmukhanand Hall .. Nariman fearing the kid would get crushed, ran , jumped on the kid and saved him , but in doing so he injured himself, as he fell .. Chandra showed the film to Manoj ji after the shoot was over and he suggested that there should be a song in the second half .. as a little fellow whenever he heard music he would dance and do this side step .. it was an action sequence .. Filmmakers were not convinced with Don’s title
Don poster featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Zeenat Aman. those days the award used to be announced months before .. I copied that from him for the song .. and came to Mehboob Studios from China Creek to shoot this number .. The actor said he dedicated the award to Nariman Irani’s wife, who was very reluctant to come on the stage to receive the award with him. ” I was shooting in the morning shift 7am-2pm at China creek .. just could not live to see the end of the film DON,” Amitabh Bachchan recalled. the film Godfather was just making a mark in film circles .. when the Filmfare award was announced for me as Best Actor, I dedicated the award to his wife .. (Photo: Amitabh Bachchan’s blog)
Amitabh Bachchan shared that the makers were not convinced with the film’s title. and called her up on stage .. she was very reluctant but persuaded by several came up .. However, he completed the dance sequence with the help of anaesthesia injections. (Photo: Amitabh Bachchan’s blog)
“Nariman Bawa as we all affectionately called him a most humble, kindest person you would ever meet .. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. no distributor was willing to accept the title .. a popular brand during those times .. (Photo: Amitabh Bachchan’s blog)
Amitabh recalled how back then the actors would do double shifts and on the day of the song shoot, he had blisters on his feet, making it difficult for him to walk. that has a story too .. However, he met with an accident on the sets and could not watch the film after its release. so what .. Amitabh Bachchan shared on his blog, “the song ‘khaike paan..’ an after thought .. and never came out of the complications that arose after that .. Amitabh Bachchan awarded Best Actor
Amitabh Bachchan remembered that he was awarded Best Actor for his performance in Don. an outdoor location some miles our of the city .. tragically passed away through a freak accident, and was not alive to see the release of the film …. Bachchan said on Monday, he received a text message from veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar which read, “huzoor 42 saal ho gaye DON ko .. the word Don was unknown till then ..BUT what a life the film has had and its music .. (Photo: Amitabh Bachchan’s blog)
He noted on his blog, “.. blisters all around .. it was such a sad moment .. quite remarkable” he wrote. “when Chandra and Salim-Javed announced the name of the film as DON .. had injured my feet .. Abhishek Bachchan was inspiration behind ‘Khaike Paan’ step
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Don was bankrolled by cinematographer-producer Nariman Irani. He also shared many interesting tidbits. thats a copy of Abhishek .. hadd ho gayee ..”, and the actor couldn’t agree more with him. while he was shooting for a film Nariman Bawa, suddenly noticed, that the set where they were working was about to crumble and fall .. a young child was playing around it .. (Photo: Amitabh Bachchan’s blog)
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan revisited memories of Don as the film completed 42 years of its release today. took anaesthesia injections in the feet and worked the 4-5 days that took to shoot it..” Big B wrote in his blog. simple, uncomplicated , soft spoken and a master in his craft .. Interestingly, Abhishek went on to perform on Amitabh Bachchan’s song some years later. Amitabh Bachchan with Jaya Bachchan at an award ceremony. there is a dance move in the song where the steps are me moving sideways .. Kameshwari
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Published: May 12, 2020 11:47:44 pm

Amitabh Bachchan’s Don release on May 12, 1978. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd there is another shot of me dancing and I turn around , show my back and keep moving my hips and look back .. but of that some other time…” recalled Big B. they all thought it to be named after the DAWN underwear .. Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of Don. since the winner was already known..”
“Khaike Paan” was an afterthought
The most popular song of Don, “Khaike Paan” originally did not exist in the film.