Fourty Years Old Zanjeer was Released on 11th of May, 1973.
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Fourty Years Old Zanjeer.

Fourty Years Old Zanjeer was Released on 11th of May, 1973.12 May 2013 :: Zanjeer , a Bollywood Hindi movie is now fourty years old. It was released on 11th of May, 1973. Zanjeer was directed and produced by Prakash Mehra, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Pran, Ajit and Bindu. The movie changed the trend from romantic films to action films and pioneered Amitabh’s new image of a brooding but explosive person who fights back when cornered. He was now known as “The Angry Young Man.” The film ended the era of Rajesh Khanna and started a new wave in Hindi Cinema This film also ended the struggling period for Amitabh and turned him into a rising star. Zanjeer, thus remains an important film in the history of Indian Cinema and is regarded as a classic today. The film became a “super-hit”, collecting INR 6 crores at the box office and was the fourth highest grossing film of 1973.

Directed by     Prakash Mehra

Produced by   Prakash Mehra, Prakash Mehra Productions

Written by        Salim-Javed

Starring           Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Pran, Om Prakash, Ram Sethi, Ajit Khan, Bindu

Music by         Kalyanji-Anandji

Cinematography         N. Satyen

Editing by        R. Mahadik

Studio            Asha Studios, Chandivali Studio, Filmistan Studios, R.K. Studios, Swati Studios

Distributed by Prakash Mehra Productions, Baba Digital Media, Digital Entertainment, Eros Entertainment

Release date     11 May 1973.

Running time   146 minutes

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