He has a brother named Ajitabh. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a film star, in vain though, as film-makers preferred someone with a fairer skin, and he was not quite fair enough. But they did use one of his other assets, his deep baritone voice, which was used for narration and background commentary.
Spoilers No film before or after Sholay has achieved as much - running to full houses in an unbroken 6 year stretch!
Consider the fact that this happened in India - where the audiences have the most choices amongst all the people of the world.
Consider the fact that no movie anywhere in the world has been able to reap even half this success that Sholay enjoys. It is potent, does not pretend, and has clearly been made with Favourite movies sholay and conviction.
It was made for the enjoyment of its predominantly Indian, fun-loving audiences, so my dear detractors from the clan of the perennially cynical, reality-fed, fun deprived masses of the world, kindly excuse yourselves.
Sholay is quintessential Mumbai produce - you either consume and enjoy in total acceptance, or you're not fit for the ride. It is as simple as that.
The world would be a poorer place without films like Sholay, not only because of the almost arrogant instantaneous and total suspension of disbelief it demands from its audiences, but because of the honesty and sheer power of that demand.
You go to a boxing match to see two boxers fight it out, not to see them playing chess in the middle of the ring!
Sholay will always be an incredible and shining example of purity, because it was the purest attempt made to entertain, with absolutely no quarters even considered for critical acclaim from the so called pundits of cinema.
Yours truly is guilty of seeing this film 23 times to date, 17 of these in the theatres. And if opportunity allows, I wouldn't mind being sentenced to death with more of this guilt delightfully added to my conscience.
As with any other film, there have been many comments on what is wrong with Sholay.
To these, here is my personal quote - "A good film is about getting most things right, not about getting the fewest things wrong!
To argue against failure may be human, but to argue against success is sub-human. You may limit yourselves if you so wish. Sign in to vote.Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, in Allahabad.
He is the son of late poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan did his schooling from Sherwood College, Nainital and later on pursued a degree in science from the Delhi University. Sholay, DDLJ, PK and more: 8 brilliant scenes from your favourite films that never made it to the final cut From Ek Tha Tiger, Kal Ho Naa Ho, PK to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, check out these eight deleted scenes from Bollywood movies.
3 Sholay. This movie is just the best movie i have seen.
(I have watched around movies) (Its my favorite movie).It has all the elements that a good movie must have: Originally Answered: What are your favorite movies, and why?
3 Favourite Movies?
Here is my Pick. The Shawshank Redemption. I know it sounds like a famous Choice.
But it. From cult classics like Sholay, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge to contemporary releases Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and PK, take a look at deleted portions of your favourite movies: Chak De India: Featuring Shah Rukh Khan in the main lead, this particular scene from the film couldn’t make it to the final cut.
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