Sholay

  • 'Sholay': Behind the scene photos and stills from deleted scenes 22-03-2014 10:58 AM

    "Holi kab hai...kab hai holi?" Anyone and everyone who has grown up on a steady diet of Bollywood films will know that this cult dialogue is from the hit '70s film 'Sholay'. The film, which was re-released in theatres in 3D earlier this year, saw a renewed interest in the...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Dedh Ishqiya', 'Inside Llewyn Davis', 'Grudge Match' 11-01-2014 03:45 PM

    This week on Now Showing, CNN IBN's entertainment editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Dedh Ishqiya', 'Inside Llewyn Davis' and 'Grudge Match'. Also on the episode, legendary writers Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan get together for the first time and recall the memories of 'Sholay'. ...
  • Amitabh wasn't a huge star when he was signed for 'Sholay': Salim-Javed 11-01-2014 02:59 PM

    There won't be many doubts if Salim-Javed are termed as the greatest screenplay writers of the Hindi film industry till date. The duo talked about their films, Amitabh Bachchan, separation and fondness for each other in a candid chat with Rajeev Masand. ...
  • The good should win right from the beginning, say Salim-Javed 11-01-2014 12:22 PM

    The Hindi film industry realised the importance of good writing with the emergence of Salim-Javed. Together they wrote superhit films such as 'Zanjeer', 'Deewar' and 'Sholay. Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar were known for their straight-forward opinion. CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand talks to them about the role of a writer in...
  • Every person who knows his job and is aware of that is an arrogant person: Salim-Javed 11-01-2014 11:41 AM

    Mumbai: Salim-Javed, one of the most celebrated scriptwriters of the 1970s and 1980s, were seen as arrogant during their prime and the two feel that 'every person who knows his job' is arrogant. The duo scripted commercially successful films 'Zanjeer', 'Sholay', and 'Deewaar' before parting ways about 32 years ago....
  • If 'Sholay' was remade in Hollywood: The dream cast 09-01-2014 02:19 PM

    It's been almost 40 years since Ramesh Sippy's 'Sholay' released. But even today, the characters and dialogues of the iconic movie remain unparalleled. From 'Kitne aadmi the?' to 'Saala nautani, ghadi ghadi drama karta hai', the witty lines are carved in our memories.Though Ram Goapl Varma tried to recreate the...
  • Watch: Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar talk about the timeless movie 'Sholay' 08-01-2014 04:50 PM

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand, Bollywood's most successful writer duo Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar reveal their reactions to the 3D version of 'Sholay', the timeless movie for which they wrote the script over three decades ago. ...
  • Watch: Writer duo Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar talk about their split 08-01-2014 09:57 AM

    Writer Salim Khan said that he takes the blame of the split with Javed Akhtar on himself, while Javed Akhtar says both of them were responsible. ...
  • 'Sholay 3D' wins Box Office battle against 'Mr Joe B Carvalho' 07-01-2014 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: This year' s new releases -- 3D version of 1975 epic movie 'Sholay' and Arshad Warsi-starrer comedy 'Mr Joe B. Carvalho', received a lukewarm response from the audience. "The response to 'Sholay 3D' was alright. The occupancy was between 60 percent and 70 percent. There were people who...
  • 'Sholay 3D' earns Rs 3.75 cr in two days 05-01-2014 07:52 AM

    Not too many takers? Well, the release of the much-anticipated film 'Sholay 3D' hasn't opened with a bang! The 3D version of Bollywood cult classic 'Sholay', which hit the big screen on January 3, has earned Rs 3.75 cr crore on the first two days. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews Sholay 3D, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Mr Joe B Carvalho 04-01-2014 12:57 PM

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Sholay' 3D, 'The Wolf of Wall Street', 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' and 'Mr Joe B Carvalho'. He also talks to Leonardo DiCaprio about his film 'The Wolf of Wall Street'. ...
  • Relive the cult classic 'Sholay' 04-01-2014 12:47 PM

    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 released in...
  • Salman finds Amitabh, Dharmendra 'superb' in 'Sholay' 04-01-2014 08:54 AM

    New Delhi: It has been over 38 years since Ramesh Sippy's popular film 'Sholay' hit the big screen. And the impact the cult classic has left on the viewers remains indelible even now. From movie buffs to popular movie stars, everybody is busy talking about the film, courtesy the release...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz (January 3)

    In Sholay, what, according to Veeru, is the name of the grocer whom Jai and him robbed when they were arrested by Thakur for the...
  • 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?"...
  • The 'Sholay' cast: Then and now 03-01-2014 03:27 PM

    From the lead characters to even the blink-and-miss characters, all the actors part of Ramesh Sippy's cult classic 'Sholay' made a mark in their own way.Amitabh Bachchan was already an established star when he signed 'Sholay' and with its success it cemented his position in the film industry.The character of Veeru was played by the evergreen star Dharmendra. A few years senior to Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra was also a star when he joined the cast of 'Sholay'. Post 'Sholay' the actor continued working for another decade before taking a break from films. The actor later made a comeback of sorts with his sons in 'Apne'.Romance was in full bloom on the sets of 'Sholay' between Hema Malini, who played Basanti and Dharmendra. They eventually got married in 1980 and the actress continued to work post marriage as well.
  • 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...
  • How Gabbar Singh became a feared renegade: director Soumik Sen blogs 03-01-2014 12:54 PM

    The story of Gabbar Singh is the story of Gulab Singh. The son of dalit blacksmith Hari Singh, in a village in UP. The boy, mesmerized by the behroopiyas of the village (traveling folk artists who used to perform the ten avatars of Ravana) and always questioned how a puny...
  • Basanti's jungle scene in 'Sholay' hard to convert to 3D: Ketan Mehta 02-01-2014 03:29 PM

    Mumbai: The conversion of 1975 film 'Sholay' into 3D was not an easy task and some of the scenes posed problems. One such was when veteran actress Hema Malini, who plays the role of Basanti, is seen in a jungle. The conversion has been done by filmmaker Keten Mehta's Maya...
  • Friday Release 'Mr Joe B Carvalho': Arshad, Soha's comedy of errors 02-01-2014 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: The New Year will have two very different films hitting the box office. This Friday viewers will have a choice between the 3D version of 1975 action drama 'Sholay' and Arshad Warsi starrer comedy film 'Mr Joe B Carvalho'. The 3D version of the Amitabh Bachchan-Dharmendra starrer 'Sholay'...
  • 'Sholay 3D': Read the Facebook posts of Veeru, Jai, Thakur, Gabbar and Basanti 02-01-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: 'Sholay 3D' is hitting the screens on January 3, 2014. For the two persons out of a billion who haven't yet watched cult classic, we are totally judging you. While you live or relive the magic this Friday, we went snooping on Facebook walls of 'Ramgarhvaasis' and found...
  • 'Surma Bhopali' recalls the memories of Sholay 01-01-2014 12:06 PM

    Jagdeep, the veteran actor who played the famous character Surma Bhopali in Hindi cinema's most celebrated film ever, Sholay, recalled his memories attached with the movie. Meanwhile, almost 40 years after Ramesh Sippy's Sholay opened, a 3D version of the film is all set to hit the screens in India...
  • Sholay in 3D: Amitabh, Dharmendra, Ramesh Sippy recall the memories 31-12-2013 12:09 PM

    It is probably Hindi cinema's most celebrated film ever, and soon Sholay will be released in 3D on the January 3. As fans eagerly await the release, here is the dream team of Amitabh Bachhchan, Dharmendra and Ramesh Sippy talk about the film. ...
  • Sunny Deol gets emotional watching dad Dharmendra in 'Sholay 3D' 29-12-2013 08:38 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Sunny Deol, who watched a special screening of 'Sholay 3D', said Saturday he got very emotional after watching the film that starred his father Dharmendra. "It's an iconic film and I got emotional watching it. I got emotional throughout the film," Deol told reporters. Praising the film, he...
  • Beni calls Modi, Mulayam 'Gabbar', says hero Rahul will be PM 22-12-2013 07:47 AM

    Bahraich: Equating BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav with Gabbar Singh of blockbuster film 'Sholay', Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Saturday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was the real hero and he would be the next premier. Beni said Modi and Mulayam were...
  • '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. ...
  • I've never watched 'Sholay' on big screen: Abhishek Bachchan 15-12-2013 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan says he has never seen his father Amitabh Bachchan's 1975 hit film 'Sholay' in theatres. He is excited to catch its 3D version on the silver screen next year. "I am very excited to see it on the big screen. I have seen Sholay 100 times...