Thursday, Feb 02, 2023

Amjad Khan


Amjad Khan endorsing glucose biscuits as Gabbar Singh, Akshay Kumar as the face of cigarette brand; check out vintage ads featuring Bollywood stars

November 17, 2022 1:57 pm

A collection of vintage ads featuring Zeenat Aman, Dimple Kapadia, Hema Malini and others has been shared online.

When Amjad Khan did not have Rs 400 to pay the hospital bill after his son's birth, signed Sholay on the same day

November 12, 2022 8:04 am

On Amjad Khan's birth anniversary, recalling the time when the late actor was struggling financially at the time of his son's birth.

Amjad Khan's son recalls how producers ran away with Rs 1.25 crore after actor's death, an underworld gangster offered to compensate them

May 08, 2022 3:56 pm

Amjad Khan's son, Shadaab Khan, recalled how producers who'd borrowed money from his father left the family high and dry after his death.

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.