A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.
A young man and woman - both of Indian descent but born and raised in Britain - fall in love during a trip to Switzerland. However, the girl's traditional father takes her back to India to fulfill a betrothal promise.
As a youth, Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. But in the end, it all comes down to, who does mother love more?
Sholay means embers in Hindi. In this particular movie, a Police Officer, who's family was killed by a bandit named Gabbar Singh, decides to fight fire with fire and recruits two convicts, Jai and Veeru to capture Gabbar. He approaches them in jail, puts the proposal in front of them, and they agree to bring in Gabbar Singh alive - for a hefty price. After their discharge from jail, they travel by train to the village where the Police Officer lives - now with only his widowed daughter-in-law. The three band together to fight one of the most elusive and dreaded bandits of all time. Will the two ex-cons be able to bring Gabbar alive to the Police Officer? Written by
The scene of killing of Thakur's family by Gabbar is an adaptation of the killing of McBain family by Frank in Sergio Leone's Once Upon A Time In The West . See more »
Jai and Veeru are fighting the last encounter with the bandits. Jai is left alone to fight the bandits and he is using both the hands for holding the guns and pistols, keeps firing from them regularly. Later Veeru returns and holds Jai in his arms, during that period you can see Jai's both palms in open position, there are many shots and for many minutes that shows his open palm, but at the end Veeru is seen picking up the "Magic" coin from one of Jai's now closed fist. See more »
Sholay is the best film there will ever be in Bollywood. This film was a big hit everywhere. The film released in 1975 and it lasted for 5 years in cinemas in India. Amitabh Bachchan was fantastic as always! Dharmendra was funny and excellent. Hema Malini was very good and played her character very well. Amjad Khan was brilliant! This is the film where he got famous. He played his character extremely well.
The film has two endings. The Indian Board of Film Censors rejected the first ending and so Ramesh Sippy had to come up with another ending. The first ending was not shown in cinemas but people the first ending on B4U. I can see why the first ending was rejected because it may have given people a bad influence (i.e that taking the law into your own hands was correct.)
Even though the film released 26 years ago, the movie is still the best. The songs were excellent aswell. Especially the song "Mehbooba Mehbooba". That song was a big hit aswell. If you have not seen this film you have got to see it and see what all the fuss is about! Overall the film deserves a 10/10.
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