Amjad Khan, born on November 12 in 1940, worked in over 132 movies in a career spanning over 20 years. Though officially he made his onscreen debut in 1973 with Hindustan Ki Kasam, his presence was ignored until Sholay.
The director told him that his name was not impressive enough for an actor and decided to change Jariwala's screen name to Gautam Rajvansh and Vidya Manjrekar's (who initially played the protagonist's sister and later played the lead) to Al-Saheba, the book says.
Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy will be on the hotseat playing a game with host Amitabh Bachchan and will be donating the winning amount for a social cause.
Iconic film Sholay is the 1st film made in 70 mm print, the 1st film which ran across 100 theatres for 25 weeks, the 1st movie which ran in Minerva theatre for over 5 years. The movie was declared as the "Movie of the millennium". Moreover, Sholay is the 1st film made in 3D format which was rereleased in 2014.
Mumbai: It’s been 45 years since Ramesh Sippy’s “Sholay” released, and the movie is still etched in our memories. On Friday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had wooed the audience with his unforgettable performance as Jai in the cult film, took to Twitter and revisited “Sholay” memories. He posted a black and white picture that shows […]
Mumbai: Veteran Hindi and Marathi film-theatre actor Viju Khote passed away on Monday due to multiple organ failure. He was 77. The actor, most famous for playing the dacoit Kalia in “Sholay” and Robert in “Andaz Apna Apna”, died at his residence. “He passed away today at 6.55 am peacefully in his sleep at the […]
New Delhi: Fan or not, most cinelovers remember veteran actor-comedian Govardhan Asrani for his “Jailor” scene in the 1975 hit “Sholay”. A reenactment of it in his play “Makhichoos” comes after almost 43 years, reminding us why the thespian is loved both on screen and stage. “Makhichoos” — an “Indianised” adaptation of the French classic […]