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41 years of 'Sholay': Amitabh Bachchan recalls its historical journey!

India TV Entertainment Desk Mumbai 16 Aug 2016, 11:25:50 AM IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Bollywood's timeless classic "Sholay" clocked 41 years of its release on Monday, August 15, 2016. On the occasion, megastar Amitabh Bachchan walked down memory lane and reminisce about the journey of his film.

Ramesh Sippy's directorial, "Sholay" is known for its evergreen dialogues, penned by former screenwriter duo Salim Khan-Javed Akhtar. It narrates a heart warming story of love, friendship and revenge.

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"41 years of 'Sholay'... Released on August 15", Amitabh tweeted on Monday.

Big B essayed the role of Jai in the movie.

The film had a stellar star cast -- Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini and Amjad Khan.

"Sholay" is also known for its hit songs like "Yeh dosti", "Koi haseena", "Mehbooba mehbooba" and "Haan jab tak hain jaan".