SHOLAY

  • Watch: 'Kill Dil' title track exudes a '70s vibe with Ranveer Singh and Ali Zafar channelling Jai-Veeru from 'Sholay' September 25, 2014

    All those missing Govinda's '90s moves will smile with glee, for the actor gets to wear white pants, dance and laugh maniacally in the song. Sung by Sonu Nigam and Shankar Mahadevan, the song also features the iconic yodeling, reminiscent of Bollywood's '70s era and Kishore Kumar. ...
  • 'Sholay': Behind the scene photos and stills from deleted scenes March 22, 2014

    "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 younger...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Dedh Ishqiya', 'Inside Llewyn Davis', 'Grudge Match' January 11, 2014

    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': SalimJaved January 11, 2014

    There won't be many doubts if SalimJaved 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 SalimJaved January 11, 2014

    The Hindi film industry realised the importance of good writing with the emergence of SalimJaved. Together they wrote superhit films such as 'Zanjeer', 'Deewar' and 'Sholay. Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar were known for their straightforward opinion. CNNIBN'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: SalimJaved January 11, 2014

    Mumbai: SalimJaved, 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. They...
  • If 'Sholay' was remade in Hollywood: The dream cast January 9, 2014

    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' January 8, 2014

    In an exclusive interview with CNNIBN'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 January 8, 2014

    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' January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: This year' s new releases 3D version of 1975 epic movie 'Sholay' and Arshad Warsistarrer 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 turned...
  • 'Sholay 3D' earns Rs 3.75 cr in two days January 5, 2014

    Not too many takers? Well, the release of the muchanticipated 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 January 4, 2014

    CNNIBN 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' January 4, 2014

    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' January 4, 2014

    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...
  • 'Sholay' review: The film is a classic with or without 3D glasses January 3, 2014

    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?" along with...
  • How much do you know about Jai, Veeru and Gabbar? Take this 'Sholay' quiz January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Sholay' has been rereleased 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 January 3, 2014

    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 released...
  • How Gabbar Singh became a feared renegade: director Soumik Sen blogs January 3, 2014

    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 January 2, 2014

    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 Digital...
  • Friday Release 'Mr Joe B Carvalho': Arshad, Soha's comedy of errors January 2, 2014

    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 BachchanDharmendra starrer 'Sholay' has...
  • 'Sholay 3D': Read the Facebook posts of Veeru, Jai, Thakur, Gabbar and Basanti January 2, 2014

    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 January 1, 2014

    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 December 31, 2013

    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' December 29, 2013

    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 said: "It's...
  • Beni calls Modi, Mulayam 'Gabbar', says hero Rahul will be PM December 22, 2013

    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 vicepresident Rahul Gandhi was the real hero and he would be the next premier. Beni said Modi and Mulayam...
  • 'Sholay 3D' trailer: Gabbar's thunderous laugh can still scare you December 19, 2013

    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 December 15, 2013

    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 on...
  • Converting 'Sholay' in 3D was challenging but fun: Ketan Mehta December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Ketan Mehta, who was involved in the 3D conversion of 1975 film 'Sholay', said revisiting the classic with the new technology was challenging. Producer GP Sippy's grandsons approached Mehta for the 3D conversion of the Amitabh BachchanDharmendra starrer through his Maya Digital Studios. The film is being...