Before the release of this film, Sheetal who had a vampish role that offered her a brief romance with Amitabh, had claimed that she was the main heroine for some cheap publicity. This upset Rakhee Gulzar as she knew this was a lie. Sheetal reasoned that Rakhee was opposite Vinod Mehra and Amitabh was opposite her.
Initially Rekha was cast opposite Amitabh but she later was replaced by Raakhee since Amitabh had stopped signing films with Rekha. When Danny dropped out Vinod Mehra was signed in for the role.
This was the second film of producer Debesh Ghosh, director Hrshikesh Mukherjee and Amitabh Bachchan together. The same team before had made Jurmana together and the same team were to make the 3rd film together, it was launched in 1982 and it was tittled ' Auqaat with Amiitabh Bachan, Jaya Pradha & Anita Raaj, but was then shelved due to Amitabh's accident on ' Coolie' sets.
Amitabh Bachchan had double roles in three films in 1982, others being Satte Pe Satta and Desh Premee.
remake of Uttam Kumar's Bengali classic Ami Se O Shakha (1975), which was also based on the Bengali story of the same name by Ashutosh Mukherjee.
Abhishek Bachchan was to star in Nagesh Kukunoor's film " Bemisal" with Rani Mukherjee. This was in 2004. They were later replaced by Karan Nath and Sameera Reddy. The film was eventually shelved.
there was a shelved movie ,Delight Films "Be-misaal"(1976). Starring Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna, Produced by Maganbhai Thakkar,Directed by Dulal Guha.
Some scenes of Bemisal were shot in Kashmir valley like in Sonmarg, Pahalgam. Bemisal was one of the last films to be shot in Kashmir before the advent of militancy.
The main cast of Jurmana - Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee Gulzar and Vinod Mehra were in this movie. This time, Rakhee and Vinod Mehra were paired.
This film was adapted from the Bengali novel "Ami Se O Sakha" written by Ashutosh Mukherjee. The novel was also adapted for the Bengali film "Ami Se O Sakha" (1975) starring Uttam Kumar. Director Hrishikesh Mukherjee dedicated this film to Uttam Kumar, who passed away in 1980, in a nod to his performance in the Bengali film.
In a scene early on in the film, Vinod Mehra woos Raakhee with a poem that starts with the line "Door sunsaan se saahil ke qarib...". This poem was written by Gulzar who was not otherwise associated with the film.
The cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee and Vinod Mehra returned after Jurmana. In Jurmana, Amitabh Bachchan and Raakhee were paired at the end of the movie, while this movie had Raakhee and Vinod Mehra paired.