Amjad Khan

  • How much do you know about Jai, Veeru and Gabbar? Take this 'Sholay' quiz 03-01-2014 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: 'Sholay' has been re-released in the theatres in 3D format. Directed by Ramesh Sippy, the film features Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Amjad Khan and sanjeev Kumar in the lead roles. How much do you know about this legendary film? Take this quiz to find it out. ...
  • 'Sholay 3D' Tweet Review: Relive the cult classic on the big screen 03-01-2014 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: Director Ramesh Sippy's 'Sholay' is probably the most cherished film in the history of Indian cinema. Each and every character of the film has become legendary now. They have been copied and reproduced on screen several times, but their original charm is still intact. The film was first...
  • 'Sholay 3D' trailer: Gabbar's thunderous laugh can still scare you 19-12-2013 01:04 PM

    New Delhi: The producers have released the trailer of 'Sholay 3D'. The original was released in 1975. Directed by Ramesh Sippy, the film featured Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini and Amjad Khan in important roles. The film's 3D version will be released on January 3, 2014. ...
  • Salim Khan: Love between Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan? Not possible 08-11-2013 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan are seen as rivals in Bollywood and Salman's father Salim Khan on Thursday said that it's not possible for two competitors to appreciate each other's work. Salim Khan just patched up with his writing partner Javed Akhtar to unveil the trailer of the...
  • Javed Akhtar: 'Sholay' doesn't belong to us, we belong to the film 08-11-2013 09:59 AM

    Mumbai: Contrary to the normal belief that cult film 'Sholay' belongs to its scriptwriters Javed Akhtar and Sailm Khan, the writers say it is the other way round as the film is promoting them even 38 years after its release. "I don't generally watch my old films, I get embarrassed....
  • Watch Sholay's deleted climax in which Thakur kills Gabbar 30-10-2013 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Director Ramesh Sippy wanted to end 'Sholay' in a more intense way but the Central Board of Film Censors (now known as Central Board of Film Certification) objected to the violence shown on the screen, so he ultimately decided to change the climax. In the original climax, Thakur...
  • 'Sholay 3D' to release on Big B's 71st birthday? 13-08-2013 10:16 AM

    New Delhi: The 3D version of the 1975 Bollywood classic 'Sholay' will release on megastar Amitabh Bachchan's 71st birthday Oct 11, said a source. The movie, famous for the bond of friendship between characters Jai and Veeru, essayed flawlessly by icons Amitabh and Dharmendra, is being revived in 3D. "The...
  • Bangladeshi student to play Malala Yousufzai in an Indian film 01-06-2013 10:49 AM

    London: A Bangladeshi student has been confirmed for the role of Pakistani schoolgirl and activist Malala Yousufzai in a forthcoming film by Indian filmmaker Amjad Khan. Fatima Sheikh, a 16 year old from Dhaka, will take on the role of the teenage activist who was shot by the Taliban last...
  • 100 years of cinema facts: Amjad was rejected for Gabbar Singh's role 18-04-2013 10:55 AM

    Did you know that Amjad Khan almost got rejected from playing the iconic Gabbar Singh in 'Sholay' for having a weak voice? And our national anthem was actually used as a song in Bimal Roy's film 'Hamrahi' which released in 1945. Here are some interesting facts about Bollywood that you...
  • 'Le Gaya Saddam' Trailer: Raghubir Yadav returns 31-10-2012 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: The trailer of 'Le Gaya Saddam' is out. Directed by Amjad Khan, the film stars Raghubir Yadav, Cirag Patil and Sufi Sayyad in prominent roles. Have a look at the trailer. ...
  • Cop fired for stealing from Amjad Khan's kin 17-07-2011 12:22 PM

    Mumbai: A trainee Sub-Inspector was dismissed from service on Saturday for being involved in the misappropriation of stolen items belonging to a relative of the late actor Amjad Khan, who played the iconic role of Gabbar Singh in Sholay. The officer to be dismissed was Sanjiv Kumar Suman. The action...
  • 'Cops killed Kargil braveheart in fake encounter' 28-08-2010 02:58 PM

    Bhopal: A Congress leader has alleged that her husband Amjad Khan, a former Army jawan who had fought in the Kargil conflict, was killed by Madhya Pradesh Police in an alleged fake encounter for medals and promotions. "My husband was killed in cold blood by the Bhind Police to get...
  • Why 'Sholay' still works 15-08-2010 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: It drew its inspiration from multiple Hollywood movies but went on to become the quintessential Indian film, perfectly balancing drama and tragedy, romance and violence, comedy and action. This August 15 it will be 35 years since Sholay was released – three decades and more of Gabbar, Jai,...
  • 'Sholay is the mother of Indian cinema' 14-08-2010 09:10 PM

    Ram Gopal Varma was under lot of criticism when he attempted to remake Ramesh Sippy's Sholay. He went ahead and made Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag with Amitabh Bachchan playing the role of 'Gabbar Singh'. The film bombed at the box-office and Ramu learned the hard way that Sholay can...
  • Sholay booked! 13-08-2010 06:00 PM

    The ever-lasting appeal of one of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters Sholay is not limited to the celluloid alone. In fact, a few books across the years have kept the film buffs entertained with a pinch of flavour that sends them on a trek to Ramgarh. Cine-lovers, read on… In film journalist...
  • The new age 'Sholay' 12-08-2010 05:10 PM

    Animal friendly version Original scene I Veeru: "Basanti, In kutton ke saamne mat nachna…." The Animal activists’ approved version: "Basanti, Kutton ke saamne nachna par inke saamne nahin…" Original scene II Jai: "Jaake Gabbar se kehdena humne geedadon ke saamne khana daalna band kar diya hai…" The Animal activists’ approved...
  • The film completed silver jubilee and we got nothing: Jagdeep 10-08-2010 06:12 PM

    Jagdeep, who has acted in more than 300 films and portrayed various characters, is still identified as Soorma Bhopali by everyone when he goes for a walk on the streets of Yari Road, Versova. The actor reveals how his character was created by Salim-Javed and some other revealing facts about...
  • Amitabh Bachchan relives 'Sholay' 07-08-2010 09:17 PM

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  • Little known facts about 'Sholay' 16-07-2010 04:29 PM

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