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For more selected News Logoon to Sholay (Hindi: , Urdu: , English: Embers) is an Indian film directed by Ramesh Sippy. It is the biggest hit in the history of Bollywood, India's Hindi film industry. Released on 15 August 1975, it stars Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Jaya Bhaduri and Amjad Khan. The movie, shot in the rocky terrain of Ramanagara, Karnataka,[1] is the story of two petty criminals hired to capture a ruthless dacoit by the name of Gabbar Singh. Sholay is the highest grossing film of all time in Indian cinema. The movie has earned Rs 768,81,00000, equivalent to US$ 160 million, after adjusting for inflation.[2] When first released, the film was declared a commercial disaster. Word of mouth convinced movie-goers to give the film a chance and soon it became a box-office phenomenon. It ran for 286 weeks straight (more than five years) in one Mumbai theatre, the Minerva. Sholay racked up a still-standing record of 60 golden jubilees (50 consecutive weeks) across India and doubled its original gross over reruns during the late 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s.[2] Sholay was the first film in the history of Indian cinema to celebrate a silver jubilee (25 weeks) at over a hundred theaters across India.[2] In 1999 BBC India declared it the "Film of the Millennium"; Indiatimes movies ranks the movie amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films.[3] The same year, the judges of the 50th annual Filmfare ...

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Big B, Jaya, Dharmendra launch Hema Malini's album

Forty years after the blockbuster ‘Sholay’ the lead stars of the film Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra and Hema Malini reunited to release the maiden maiden music album of Bollywood’s ‘Dream Girl’. The album titled ‘Dream Girl’ was launched on Monday evening at an event in Mumbai. Dire

Hema Malini starts Ramesh Sippy’s ‘Shimla Mirchi’ shooting

Actress turned politician Hema Malini starts shooting for Ramesh Sippy’s light-hearted comedy, ‘Shimla Mirchi’. Hema tweeted about first day shoot and also share a photograph. "The first day of shooting for Shimla Mirchi- with my Director Ramesh Sippy who is also doing a cameo in the movi

39 years after ‘Sholay’, Ramesh Sippy to direct Hema Malini

Filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has immortalized Hema Malini’s character named Basanti 39 years ago in blockbuster ‘Sholay’ and again he is set to direct the dream girl of Bollywood, Hema Malini in his forthcoming film, ‘Shimla Mirchi’. The film will go on floor in August. The romantic saga will s