How Mehmood discovered & reinvented Amitabh Bachchan in Bombay To Goa

If it was not for the success of Mehmood's film Bombay To Goa, Amitabh Bachchan would not have got Zanjeer because it was writer duo Salim-Javed, who were impressed by Amitabh Bachchan's action scenes in the movie and requested filmmaker Prakash Mehra to give Bachchan an opportunity in Zanjeer. And rest is history. But how did Amitabh Bachchan got Bombay To Goa is itself an interesting story. Read on....

During the making of Saat Hindustani, Amitabh Bachchan came very close to Anwar Ali, brother of celebrated comedian and filmmaker Mehmood. In Bombay To Goa, Anwar Ali played the key role of bus driver.

Amitabh Bachchan and Anwar used to spend time together. Once Bachchan was at Anwar Ali's house spending quality time when Mehmood entered. Watching Mehmood, Bachchan immediately stood up obediently and touched his feet. Mehmood was impressed by the young man's ethics and went inside his room,
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