New Delhi, Jnn. This Friday is going to be very special in Sony TV’s most popular and favorite serial ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 13’, because this weekend will be the reunion of the cast of the superhit film ‘Sholay’. ‘Sholay’ lead actress Hema Malini and director Ramesh Sippy will be on the hot seat in front of Amitabh Bachchan this weekend. This reunion is being done on the occasion of completion of 46 years of this iconic film of English cinema.
Sony TV has shared some promos of the upcoming episode on its social media account Instagram, in which Amitabh, Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy are seen having fun. At the same time, in a promo, Ramesh Sippy is seen explaining why he only cast Amitabh for ‘Sholay’? At the same time, in the video, Amitab is also telling a funny disclosure about a scene of Jaya Bachchan.
In the video, Amitabh is seen asking Rameshi Sippy, ‘How did you think for Jai and Veeru?’ In response, the director says, ‘You did a great job in Anand, then in Bombay to Goa you played the light role very well, so I thought you can do anything’. Amitabh gets happy after hearing the director and says ‘You think so about me’. After this, narrating an anecdote from the film, Amitabh says, ‘There is a scene in the film when we are sitting down and playing the mouth organ and Jaya ji is lighting a lamp above, it took three years to take this one scene’.
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Let us tell you that Sholay was released on 15 August 1975. In the film, Dharmendra played Veeru and Amitabh Bachchan played Jai in this story of enmity and revenge between a police officer and a dreaded dacoit. Hema Malini Basanti and Jaya Bhaduri were in the role of Radha. The story-screenplay of the film was written by Salim-Javed. Music was given by RD Burman. Every character and dialogues of Sholay are still in the mind of the audience.