Considered as India’s greatest blockbuster, Sholay (1975) is being released on big screen in the latest 3D format. Intriguing and exciting, Sholay is an action packed film with an impressive star cast that includes Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar and Amjad Khan that was released in 1975. In fact, there are many screens across India that will be running the movie after a span of 3 decades.
Watching Sholay 3D, could be the once in a lifetime opportunity to watch “Sholay” on big screen, reminiscing their earlier experience of watching the same movie 3 decades ago. While for the youngsters watching this evergreen hit movie on big screen is a must especially with their family members and friends.
Directed by Ramesh Sippy and with dialogues written by the famous pair of Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar, Sholay turned out to be a movie wherein the star cast was recognized by the characters they portrayed in the film. In fact, their roles have been immortalized to a great extent. Take for instance, Amjad Khan is better known as Gabbar Singh and his famous dialogue – ‘Kitne admi the’, Hema Malini aka bubbly Basanti, the lady tonga driver and her dialogue – “Chal Dhanno, aaj teri Basanti ki izzat ka sawaal hain”, the notorious pair of dacoits, Jai and Veeru enacted by Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan as the young widow and with Sanjeev Kapoor as the revengeful Thakur Baldev Singh. Though the movie and the story is known to one and all, either by viewing the film or by narration, but viewing it on screen is purported to be a must do.
The initiative of converting Sholay into Sholay 3D format is the brainchild of Sascha Sippy and done by Maya Digital Studios owned by Ketan Mehta. The conversion proved to be quite a task for each portion is considered as an individual layers and then merged together into a single 3D frame. With a spend more of Rs. 20 crore, how successful will Sholay 3D be when it actually hits the big screens across India is yet to be seen. As of now, there have been plans to release it in more than 1000 screens for widest possible outreach.
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