Sanjeev Kumar

  • Rahul Gandhi to campaign for Congress candidates in Bihar 12-04-2014 09:43 AM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candidates in Bihar during the third phase of general elections, a party leader said on Friday. Gandhi will visit Bihar to campaign for the Congress candidates from Kishanganj, Purnia and Supaul parliamentary seats going to polls in the third phase...
  • Write your review: 'Sholay'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Sholay' is a classic with or without 3D glasses. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • 'Sholay' review: The film is a classic with or without 3D glasses 03-01-2014 10:45 PM

    Cast: Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Amjad Khan, AK Hangal, Asrani, Jagdeep, Leela Mishra, Viju Khote, MacMohan Director: Ramesh Sippy How many times have you seen Sholay? Does it matter? Sholay is a classic because you know at precisely which second to say, "Kitne aadmi the?"...
  • 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...
  • Three arrested in Delhi for kidnapping child 12-09-2013 10:27 PM

    New Delhi: Three people who had kidnapped a nine-year-old boy and demanded Rs 80 lakh for his release have been arrested a month after the incident, police said Thursday. The accused had released the the child soon after the kidnapping when they realised the police was on their trail. Mohd...
  • Remakes of 'Lakhon Ki Baat', 'Shaukeen' soon 09-04-2013 10:36 AM

    Mumbai: Noted director Basu Chatterjee's two super hit films 'Shaukeen' (1982) and 'Lakhon Ki Baat' (1984) are all set to join the list of Bollywood remakes. 'Lakhon Ki Baat' featuring Sanjeev Kumar, Farooq Shaikh and Anita Raj in pivotal roles is getting remade by filmmaker Rumi Jaffery, who made films...
  • Sanjeev Kumar: The best mainstream hero Bollywood ever had 06-11-2012 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: From playing Amitabh Bachchan's father in 'Trishul' to playing the husband of his former beloved Rekha in 'Silsila', Sanjeev Kumar is still remembered for playing a variety of roles on big screen. He is probably the best mainstream actor Bollywood has seen so far. The actor played romantic...
  • IAF says its ex-pilot not among 3 Indians in VVIP helicopter probe 27-10-2012 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a clarification denying that a former pilot is among the Indians named in a bribery case surrounding the sale of VVIP helicopters to the IAF from Anglo-Italian helicopter company AgustaWestland, that is owned by Italian industrial conglomerate Finmeccanica. Air Force PRO,...
  • 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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  • First look: Mohanlal in Sholay 01-06-2007 12:35 AM

    We bring you an exclusive look at who steps into Sanjeev Kumar's shoes to play the Thakur in Ram Gopal Varma's Sholay. ...