Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor says it was the 1985 film, Meri Jung and that was his life-changing decision. Anil Kapoor on Thursday took to Twitter to thank the veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar and filmmaker Subhash Ghai for giving him the opportunity to work on the film.

His tweet read, “Do you remember the exact moment your life changed? That for me was when I signed #MeriJung! This movie led to me marrying my wife and embarking on an incredible journey! Thanks, @Javedakhtarjadu for believing in me and @SubhashGhai1 for giving me the opportunity of a lifetime!”

Anil married Sunita Kapoor in may 1984. Meri Jung– Anil’s breakthrough film, it was a revenge drama film revolving around two characters namely Thakaral and Deepak and Anil Kapoor won the award for his wonderful performance in the film. Meri Jung resonates in today’s generation through its iconic songs such as Bol Baby Bol Rock-N-Roll and Zindagi Har Kadam song and among others.

On the work front, Anil Kapoor will next be seen in Total Dhamaal, co-starring Madhuri Dixit, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi and Javed Jaffrey. He also has Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga, in which he will be seen sharing screen space with his daughter Sonam Kapoor. It tells the story of a Hindu woman in love with a Muslim man, whose life falls apart when she discovers her father’s infidelity with a woman who aspires to be an actress.