Ramesh Sippy Celebrates 44 Years Of Sholay, Says, "I Feel Blessed"

As Sholay completes 44 years, Ramesh Sippy tweets that he is happy to see the film is loved and watched by all generations

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Ramesh Sippy Celebrates 44 Years Of Sholay, Says, "I Feel Blessed"

Sholay has been an iconic film in the history of Indian cinema and is loved by all. The film has been loved by the audiences and the actors in it have been praised for the role they play. As Sholay completes 44 years, the director of the film, Ramesh Sippy shares a heartfelt tweet expressing his gratitude towards the audiences who have loved and supported the film over the years.


Directed by Ramesh Sippy, Sholay was released on August 15, 1975. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Hema Malini in pivotal roles. Sholay revolves around the story based on two petty criminals, Veeru and Jai (Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan), who have been hired by a retired police officer (Sanjeev Kumar) to capture the ruthless dacoit Gabbar Singh (Amjad Khan) who has spread and created havoc in the village of Ramgarh. Expressing his feeling on the film’s completion of 44 years, director Ramesh Sippy took to his twitter to share what he felt in a heartfelt tweet. The director’s tweet read, “It feels good to know that Sholay after 44 years is still loved and watched by all generations! I feel blessed !!!! #AmitabhBachchan#Dharmendra #HemaMalini #JayaBachchan #AmjadKhan#SanjeevKumar##salimkhan #Sholay #15thAugust #44YearsOfSholay.”


Sholay is known for some iconic dialogues like "Yoon ki, yeh kaun bola?" “Basanti inn Kuton ke saamne mat nachna,” “Jo kal hua, woh dobara nahi hoga,” “Angrezon ke zamaane ke jailor, aur itni ghabrahat?” “Ghadi Ghadi drama karta hai, saala,”  “Auron ko toh inhone ek ghante mein sikha diya hai,” and many more. Sholay is to be known as one of the greatest films Bollywood has ever made and seen. In the British Film Institute's 2002 poll of Top 10 Indian Films of all time, Sholay was ranked at number one. Sholay was produced by Ramesh Sippy’s father G.P Sippy and the music was by legendary music director R. D Burman.

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