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Amitabh Bachchan Gets Nostalgic As 'Zanjeer' Completes 42 Years

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| May 12 , 2015 , 16:27 IST
“Zanjeer”, the film which gave megastar Amitabh Bachchan the tag of an 'angry young man', has completed 42 years. [caption id="attachment_33609" align="aligncenter" width="700"] "Zanjeer" featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan A still from "Zanjeer" featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan[/caption] Directed by Prakash Mehra, the 1973 action thriller featured Big B as police officer Vijay Khanna along with his wife Jaya Bachchan and late veteran actor Pran. The 72-year-old, whose latest release "Piku" features him as an old man suffering from constipation, took to Twitter to thank his fans for loving the slice-of-life family entertainer. In another post, he added: “Pranaam, Namaskaar and greetings for the affection shown towards PIKU.” “Piku”, which also stars Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, explores the relationship between a father (Amitabh) and a daughter (Deepika). Directed by Shoojit Sircar, the film released on May 8.