Amitabh Bachchan, the Bollywood veteran, has a wide range of movies which can teach a lot of young actors about acting. Javed Akhtar, the writer-lyricist seems to feel so and adds that he was very fortunate to get to work with the legend.
He said that people like the Big B were extremely rare in their industry. Javed Akhtar had written many screenplays along with Salim Khan for the great actor. Some of these were Deewaar, Zanjeer, Trishul, Sholay & Dostana.
When questioned on the current generation of singers & song writers, Javed said that they were all very talented and were more than capable of handling any work or challenge that was given to them.
He also complimented a few new writers such as Swanand Kirkire, Sayeed Kadri and Irshad Kamil.