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41 Years of Sholay: Big B Looks Back at Film's Moments

Amitabh Bachchan walked down memory lane and reminisced about the journey of his film

  | August 15, 2016 23:19 IST (Mumbai)
Amitabh Bachchan

A still from Sholay

Highlights

  • Sholay was the longest running Hindi film till 2001
  • Its sole award was for Best Editing
  • The director's cut of the film has an alternate ending
As Bollywood's timeless classic Sholay clocked 41 years of its release on Monday, Amitabh Bachchan walked down memory lane and reminisced about the journey of his film.
Directed by Ramesh Sippy, Sholay is known for its evergreen dialogues, penned by former screenwriter duo Salim Khan-Javed Akhtar. It narrates a heart-warming story of love, friendship and revenge.
"41 years of Sholay. Released on August 15", Amitabh tweeted on Monday.
Big B essayed the role of Jai in the movie.
The film had a stellar star-cast - Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini and Amjad Khan.
Sholay is also known for its hit songs like Yeh Dosti, Koi Haseena, Mehbooba Mehbooba and Haan Jab Tak Hai Jaan.
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