Amitabh Bacchan’s sholay which was initially released in India on 15th August, 1975 is all set to get released in Pakistan now. Even those who are not a fan of bollywood, have watched sholay atleast once in their life. And the movie is going to make it’s debut on the big screens in Pakistan after almost 40 decades from its initial release.
Nadeem Mandviwala, a leading exhibitor and distributor, who is the owner of Mandviwala entertainment recently said, “Sholay hasn’t been screened in Pakistan ever and people here have only watched the pirated version.” He also said that he has watched that movie around 15-20 times.
The other actors playing lead role in the movie apart from Amitabh Bacchan are Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Amjad Khan, Sanjeev Kumar and Jaya Bachchan. The film was directed by Ramesh Sippy and produced by G P Sippy. He is hopeful that people will come to watch the movie on big screen.