Scriptwriter Salim Khan turns 86 given many superhit films together with Javed Akhtar

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Salim Khan, Javed Akhtar


  • Salim Khan has done about 14 films as an actor.
  • Salim Khan’s career was started by director Amarnath.
  • Salim Khan’s sons are Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan.

Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan is celebrating his 86th birthday today. Salim Khan, who started his career with acting, is an excellent script writer. He has written scripts for many hit films. Salim Khan’s career was started by director Amarnath. Amarnath saw Salim Khan at a wedding. After which he called Salim Khan to Mumbai at a salary of Rs 400 per month. Here he got a chance to act.

Salim Khan has done about 14 films as an actor. In these films, he was in the side role instead of the lead role. These films include ‘Sarhadi’ ‘Lootera’, ‘Deewana’. Salim Khan met Javed Akhtar on the sets of a film. After which both of them became a pair of scriptwriters.

Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan have written many superhit films. Let us tell about 5 superhit films written by Salim Khan on his birthday.


Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra’s 1975 superhit film ‘Sholay’ was written by Salim-Javed. This blockbuster film did a business of around 350 million at the box office.


Another hit film of Amitabh Bachchan came in 1975, ‘Deewar’. This film was also written by the hit pair of Salim-Javed. Shashi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Parveen Babi and Nirupa Roy were seen playing important roles along with Amitabh Bachchan in the film.

Mr. India:

Anil Kapoor and Sridevi’s film ‘Mr India’ was released on 29 May 1987. This film is still included in the favorite list of people.


The 1978 film ‘Don’ proved to be a hit at the box office. Made on a budget of 7 million, the film did a business of 70 million at the box office.

elephant my friend:

The Salim-Javed pairing started with superstar Rajesh Khanna’s film ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’. Both got a chance to write the screenplay for this film.

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