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     1'''SALIM-JAVED (SALIM KHAN, JAVED AKHTAR)''' 
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     4The most successful scenarists of 70s Indian 
     5cinema. Javed Akhtar, son of songwriter Jan 
     6Nissar Akhtar and born in 1945 in Gwalior, 
     7started his career in the late 60s writing the 
     8dialogues of e.g. S.M. Sagar's Sarhadi lutera 
     9(1966). Salim Khan established himself as a 
     10scenarist with 70s megastar Rajesh Khanna's 
     11hit Hathi Mere Saathi ( 1971). The two teamed 
     12up to write e.g. dialogues for Ramesh Sippy's 
     13Seeta Aur Geeta (1972) and the script for Nasir 
     14Hussain's hit teen-picture, Yaadon Ki Baraat 
     150973). They broke through as a team in 1973 
     16mainly with the rise of Amitabh Bachchan, 
     17writing his first vigilante movie, Prakash 
     18Mehra's Zanjeer 0973). Established 
     19themselves in the wake of Bachchan's success, 
     20with Deewar andSholay (both 1975), 
     21followed by Don and Trishul (both 1978). 
     22later claiming the authorship of the star's 
     23screen persona. Became independent 
     24attractions with equal billing as the stars while 
     25inaugurating a new era in professional 
     26screenplay writing. They separated shortly after 
     27Aakhro Dao(1975), after which Akhtar wrote 
     28several hit films such as Mr India (1989) and 
     29the massively successful song Ek do teen of N. 
     30Chandra'sTezaab (1988). Salim Khan 
     31returned to top-billing status with Shashilal 
     32Nair's Falak(l988) although he remained less 
     33successful than his former partner. Together 
     34with his wife Shabana Azml, Akhtar 
     35participates in civil rights and communal 
     36harmony campaigns. Khan's son Salman Khan 
     37became a star with Maine Pyar Kiya (1989). 
     38 
     39[[Writer]]