Monday, Jan 30, 2023



Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali declared the best Indian film of all time by FIPRESCI; see top 10 list here

October 21, 2022 12:05 pm

The India chapter of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) has chosen the top 10 Indian films of all time. See the list here.

Amitabh Bachchan shares he, Dharmendra travelled together while shooting Sholay: 'Saath mein baith ke cards, rummy khelte the'

October 19, 2022 10:41 am

Amitabh Bachchan shared how he forged a great bond with co-star Dharmendra, and also revealed that they learnt about safety precautions while shooting action sequences and doing stunts for the first time in Sholay.

Sholay title of iconic film, can't be held to be devoid of protection as mark: Delhi HC

May 26, 2022 5:42 pm

The high court, which said certain films, like Sholay cross the boundaries of just being ordinary words, also awarded damages of Rs 25 lakh to the makers of the movie -- Sholay Media and Entertainment Pvt Ltd and Sippy Films Pvt Ltd -- which had filed the lawsuit against persons using the popular film title to run their businesses.

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.

Sholay turns 46: Dharmendra intentionally messed up romantic scenes with Hema Malini, got Amitabh Bachchan Jai's role

August 15, 2021 8:43 am

From the epic casting to Dharmendra-Hema Malini's blossoming romance, celebrate 46 years of Sholay by getting to know how the now-iconic film was made by director Ramesh Sippy.

Five mobile games that are actually based on popular Indian movies

June 26, 2020 8:30 am

These games based on Indian movies that don't have engaging gameplay or stunning graphics but fun to play nevertheless without taking too much space on your smartphone

Case over AAP’s Sholay video, featuring Amit Shah

February 08, 2020 9:05 am

In his complaint, convener of the Delhi BJP’s legal and legislative cell, Neeraj, alleged that the video contains morphed clips from Sholay and shows Shah as Gabbar, the villain in the movie, and Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari, East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel as the dacoits.

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.

Life Lessons from Bollywood

February 14, 2016 8:00 am

What is love? Or friendship? The meaning of life? Years of summer vacations spent watching Hindi films taught a young Pakistani girl many filmi truths.

HC imposes Rs 10 lakh fine on Ram Gopal Varma for remaking 'Sholay'

September 01, 2015 8:49 am

The Delhi High Court imposed a fine of Rs.10 lakh on film maker Ram Gopal Varma and his production house for making the remake of 1975 blockbuster 'Sholay'.


Sholay reunion: Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan

February 16, 2016 5:09 pm

It was no less than a ‘Sholay Returns’ as Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy shared the stage for the launch of Hema Malini’s new album “Dream Girl”

Jai and Veeru meet again: Dharmendra on Amitabh Bachchan's tv show

December 05, 2015 1:35 pm

Amitabh Bachchan, who hosts the television show, 'Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi', shot a special finale episode with actors Dharmendra, his son, Sunny Deol and the beautiful Sonam Kapoor.

'Sholay' completes 40 years: Amitabh Bachchan addresses media

August 15, 2015 2:24 pm

Amitabh Bachchan addressed the media on August 14, on the eve of Sholay completing 40 years, in Mumbai.

40 years of 'Sholay': Ramesh Sippy celebrates with son Rohan

August 14, 2015 12:23 pm

Filmmaker Ramesh Sippy, who directed the cult classic 'Sholay', celebrated 40 years of the film at a special function in Mumbai on Thursday (August 13).

Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra's cult classic ‘Sholay’ completes 40 years: Some unseen pictures

August 16, 2015 8:36 am

Ramesh Sippy’s action flick, ‘Sholay’ starring Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Jaya Bhaduri (Bachchan) and late actor Amjad Khan completes 40 years on August 15. Here are some of the unseen pics from the sets of Bollywood's cult classic.