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,