Sholay

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Sholay
Directed byRamesh Sippy
Produced byG. P. Sippy
Written bySalim–Javed
StarringDharmendra
Sanjeev Kumar
Hema Malini
Amitabh Bachchan
Jaya Bhaduri
Amjad Khan
Music byR. D. Burman
CinematographyDwarka Divecha
Edited byM. S. Shinde
Production
companies
United Producers
Sippy Films
Distributed bySippy Films
Release date
  • 15 August 1975 (1975-08-15)
Running time
204 minutes[1][a]
CountryIndia
LanguageHindustani[2][3][4]
Budget30 million[5]
Box officeest. ₹350 million (India)[6]
60 million tickets (USSR)[7]

Sholay is a Bollywood comedy movie directed by Ramesh Sippy. It was produced by his father, GP Sippy. The movie was released on 15 August 1975. The action-adventure movie is about two criminals, Veeru and Jai (played by Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan), who were hired by a retired police officer (Sanjeev Kumar) to catch the cruel dacoit Gabbar Singh (Amjad Khan). Sholay is a classic Indian movie. [8] It was top of the British Film Institute's 2002 poll of "Top 10 Indian Films" of all time. In 2005, 50th Filmfare Awards named it the Best Film of 50 Years.

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  8. "Sholay turns 45: Shweta Bachchan shares throwback pic from set, says 'India's tryst with its movies has been long and beautiful'". Hindustan Times. 2020-08-16. Retrieved 2020-08-16.
  9. Banerjee & Srivastava 1988, pp. 166–169.
  10. Sarkar, Suparno (6 April 2018). "Sholay actor Raj Kishore latest among Bollywood celebs who died in 2018". International Business Times. India. Archived from the original on 6 April 2018. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  11. "Sharman Joshi father Arvind Joshi workedin Amitabh Bachchan-Dharmendra Sholay". TimesNowHindi.com. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  12. "Biography: Sharad Kumar". Amazon.com. Retrieved 12 October 2020.