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
SHOLEY- BASANTI REMIX by Mayank
Sholay (Hindi: , Urdu: , English: Embers) is a 1975 Indian action adventure film produced by GP Sippy and directed by his son Ramesh Sippy. It is considered among the greatest classic hits in the history of Bollywood, India's Hindi film industry. Released on 15 August 1975, it stars Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri and Amjad Khan. The film, shot in the rocky terrain of Ramanagara, Karnataka, is the story of two petty criminals hired to capture a ruthless dacoit by the name of Gabbar Singh. When first released, Sholay opened to a tepid response, but 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. Sholay achieved a still-standing record of 60 golden jubilees (50 consecutive weeks) across India. It was the first film in the history of Indian cinema to celebrate a silver jubilee (25 weeks) at over a hundred theaters across India. By some accounts, Sholay is the highest grossing film of all time in Indian cinema when inflation is considered, although such figures are not known with certainty. In 2005, Indiatimes ranked the movie amongst the "Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films". That same year, the judges of the 50th annual Filmfare Awards gave it a special award called Best Film of 50 Years. The film topped the British Film Institute's poll of "Top 10 Indian Films" of ...
Kareena Kapoor light up the lamp at the inaugural ceremony of FICCI Frames 2013 and she looked absolutely stunning in orange saree, with a yellow, black and gold border and closed blouse and matching minimal jewelry. Kareena’s sari was designed by ace designer Manish Malhotra. Ka
Sonu Nigam’s mother Shobha Nigam passed away on 27th February after prolonged illness and a chautha was organized today. Bollywood celebrities turned up for the prayer meeting. Shilpa Shetty including Poonam Dhillon, Ismail Darbar, Shaan, Ishq Bector, Toshi, David Dhawan, Prasoo