Sholay is a 1975 Hindi action-adventure film directed by Ramesh Sippy and produced by his father G. P. Sippy. The film follows two criminals, Veeru and Jai, hired by a retired police officer to capture the ruthless dacoit Gabbar Singh.
Initial release: August 15, 1975 (India)
Director: Ramesh Sippy
Running time: 204 minutes
Budget: 20 million INR
Screenplay: Javed Akhtar, Salim Khan