The Salim-Javed camaraderie and friendship was more than evident on Rajeev Masand's CNN -IBN interview of the duo post the Sholay 3D release.
Going down memory lane, Salim Khan revealed how Ramesh Sippy chose Sholay's nebulous idea over Majboor's complete script. The director was looking to make something big and Sholay's initial idea suited Sippy's canvas. The director then gave the go-ahead to the writers to work on Sholay.
It was as the script was been written that Salim-Javed realized that the film can be a huge multi-starrer. For more, hear it from the duo, presented here in four video links: