Ramesh Sippy created history in Indian cinema when he made Sholay. With unforgettable characters, dialogues that packed a punch and with an array of emotions, one could hardly go wrong.
Set in arid Ramanagaram, it immortalised Gabbar Singh, Thakur Baldev Singh, Veeru, Radha, Basanti and Jai.
Sanjeev Kumar as Thakur Baldev Singh
Jaya Bhaduri as Radha
Hema Malini as Basanti
Released on August 15th 1975, Sholay went on to be voted the Film of the Millenium by BBC India.
Jai and Veeru are two thieves and best buds whose path crosses with a police officer Thakur Baldev Singh. They are later hired by Singh to get rid of the dacoit Gabbar Singh. When they are not wreaking havoc in Gabbar’s life, Jai falls in love with Singh’s widowed daughter-in-law Radha and Veeru falls in love with Basanti, who drives a horse cart.
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