Re: SHOLAY (1975, Ramesh Sippy)

Gary Handman (
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 10:19:15 -0700 (PDT)


Sholay is, I believe, available in video from FACETS. Below is our
catalog record for it. If FACETS doesn't have it, try Atlantic Video
(check out for

Good luck!

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

Title: Sholay [videorecording] / a United Producers Picture ;
Sippy Films.
[Bombay] : Apollo Video , [199-?].
1 videocasssette (188 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

Performer: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Jaya Bhaduri, Sanjeev Kumar,
Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan, Lella Mishra, Sachin, A.
K. Hangal.

Summary: In this film, India's best-known "curry" western, two
adventurous crooks are hired by ex-cop, Thakur, to
hunt down the dreaded dacoit Gabbar Singh who
massacred Thakur's family. A technically accomplished
film, it uses spectacular cinematography, popular
music and dialogues that became famous
throughout the country.

Notes: Videocassette release of 1975 motion picture.
In Hindi with English subtitles.