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Amjad Khan


Amjad Khan: Not the first choice to play Sholay's Gabbar Singh, he emerged as Hindi cinema's most iconic villain

November 13, 2021 10:14 am

On Amjad Khan's 81st birth anniversary, we revisit how the veteran actor infused life into Gabbar Singh that went on to outlive Sholay and become a benchmark in the portrayal of villains in Indian cinema.

Amjad Khan named Amitabh Bachchan 'Shorty' during Sholay, Big B filled in for his family after life-threatening accident

July 28, 2021 8:40 am

Amitabh Bachchan once spoke about how he had to sign crucial hospital formalities for Amjad Khan when the latter had a road accident. Big B remembered that Khan used to call him 'Shorty'.

AAP appoints retired DSP its Ahmedabad unit president

March 22, 2021 1:56 am

Jayantilal Jethalal Mevada, an AAP worker in Gujarat for the past eight years, who contested on the party’s ticket for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections, was given the post of AAP Ahmedabad city president.

On Amjad Khan’s 77th birth anniversary, a tribute to the star whose portrayal of Gabbar Singh remains Bollywood’s pop-cultural apogee

November 12, 2017 10:03 am

For much of his life, Amjad Khan was branded as Gabbar Singh from Sholay – that ultimate personification of cinematic evil. But he was also a sadistic smuggler, a friend’s friend, a gum-chewing cop and a poetic Nawab. His colourfully kitschy characters made Hindi cinema of 1970s and 80s both memorable and enjoyable.

Biography on actor Amjad Khan soon

August 15, 2015 11:50 am

Actor Shadaab Khan, son of noted actor late Amjad Khan, said he is working on a biography on his father.

40 years of 'Sholay': From 'kitney aadmi thhe' to 'suar ke bachchon' - Iconic dialogues from the cult classic

August 14, 2015 4:59 pm

A day prior to the occasion when the cult classic 'Sholay' starring Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra clocks 40 years, here's a list of the most timeless dialogues from the movie.

They Don’t Make ‘em Like This Anymore

January 04, 2014 2:38 am

Sholay,re-released in a 3D version,needs to be your go-to movie this weekend,no ifs,no buts.

Movie Review: 'Sholay 3D',go-to movie this weekend,no ifs,no buts

January 03, 2014 1:39 pm

You can divide Hindi cinema into two eras,pre-and-post ‘Sholay’. It is a landmark.

Amjad Khan's daughter to debut with Miss Sundari

November 21, 2013 1:56 pm

Ahlam,who hails from a theatre background,has now signed her first film titled 'Miss Sundari'.

Zayed Khan wants to remake uncle Feroz's Dharmatama,Qurbani

April 03, 2013 6:32 pm

"I would like to remake <i>Dharmatama</i>,<i>Qurbani</i>," said Zayed Khan.