News Date: 7th Apr, 12
Sholay a 1975 Indian action-adventure film produced by G.P. Sippy and directed by his son Ramesh Sippy is considered to be among the greatest films in Indian cinema.
Released on 15 August 1975, it starred Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri and Amjad Khan. The film, shot in the rocky terrain of Ramanagara, Karnataka, is the story of two criminals hired to capture a ruthless dacoit by the name of Gabbar Singh.
The film had music by RD Burman..
Sources say,SHOLAY’S3D version will be released on August 15 this year. Shaan Uttam Singh, GP Sippy’s grandson and one of the copyright owners of the movie, had confirmed the news.
Jayanti Lal Gada, CMD at the studio involved in the making of this 3D version, says “We are planning to release the movie on August 15 because the film was released on the same day in 1975.”