This fiery saga Sparks off when a Police Officer, whose 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?
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar
Crew: Ramesh Sippy (Director), Dwarka Divecha (Director of Photography), Rahul Dev Burman (Music Director)
Rating: U (India)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Thriller
Release Dates: 15 Aug 1975 (India)
Tagline: The greatest star cast ever assembled.......The greatest story ever told
Hindi Name: शोले
Did you know?
Only four 70mm prints of Sholay were released initially: one for Delhi, one for Uttar Pradesh and two for Bombay-Maharashtra. The same 70mm print was screened at two cinema halls in Delhi, which had different show timings. It would be taken back and forth between the two halls in a car. It was exactly the same with India's first 70mm film, Around the World. Read More