As every Indian around the world would celebrate August 15, 2016 as the 70th Independence Day, the memorable day will also mark the 41st anniversary of one of the landmark movies of Indian cinema. We are talking about, Ramesh Sippy’s cult film Sholay, which completes 41 years after first releasing on August 15, 1975 at Minerva in Bombay. The multi star cast action flick including the biggest superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra along with Sanjeev Kumar, Amjad Khan, Hema Malini and Jaya Bachchan remains one of the biggest Hindi feature film ever to screen in Bollywood.
From the iconic characters like Gabbar Singh to Jai-Veeru’s tale of friendship, the subtle love story to powerful dialogues, Sholay had it all. We look at some more interesting facts about Hindi cinema classic Sholay – which you may or may not know.