Sholay is a 1975 Indian action-adventure film produced by G.P. Sippy and directed by his son Ramesh Sippy
Ramesh Sippy
Ramesh Sippy is an Indian film director, probably best-known for directing the popular and critically acclaimed film Sholay ....

. It is considered among the greatest films in the history of Indian cinema. Released on 15 August 1975, it stars Dharmendra
Dharmendra Singh Deol |Punjab]]), better known as Dharmendra, is an award-winning Hindi film actor who has appeared in more than 247 Hindi-language films as of 2011. In 1997, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema and also another Lifetime...

, Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades...

, Hema Malini
Hema Malini
Hema Malini is an Indian actress, director and producer, as well as a Bharatanatyam dancer-choreographer. Making her acting debut in Sapno Ka Saudagar , she went on to appear in numerous Bollywood films, most notably those with actor and future-husband Dharmendra. She was initially promoted as...

, Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri and Amjad Khan
Amjad Khan
Amjad Khan was an acclaimed Indian actor and director. He worked in over 130 films in his film career spanning nearly twenty years. He enjoyed popularity for his villainous roles in Hindi films the most famous being the unforgettable Gabbar Singh in 1975 classic Sholay...

. The film, shot in the rocky terrain of Ramanagara, Karnataka
Karnataka , the land of the Kannadigas, is a state in South West India. It was created on 1 November 1956, with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act and this day is annually celebrated as Karnataka Rajyotsava...

, is the story of two criminals hired to capture a ruthless dacoit
Dacoity is a term used for "banditry" in India. The spelling is the anglicized version of the Hindi word and as a colloquial Anglo-Indian word with this meaning, also appears in the Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases Banditry is criminal activity involving robbery by groups of...

 by the name of Gabbar Singh.

When first released, Sholay opened to a tepid response, but word of mouth convinced audience members to give the film a chance, and soon it became a box office phenomenon.

Tera kya hoga, Kaliya?

Ab tera kya hoga Kaalia (Now what will happen to you Kaalia)

Jo darr gaya samjho mar gaya (He who is afraid is dead)

Holi kab hai, kab hai holi? (meaning: When's Holi? When is it?)

Gabbar ke taap se tumhe ek hi aadmi bacha sakta hai, ek hi aadmi, khud Gabbar. (Only one man can save you from Gabbar's anger, only one man, Gabbar himself)

Ye Ramgarhwake apni choriyon ko kaun si Chakki kaa aata khilatein hai, badi karari hotin hain.. Jao ja ker kah do Gabbar se, Ramgarh waalon ne paagal kutton ke saamne roti daalna band kar diya hai.(meaning: Go and tell to Gabbar that Ramgarh(village) people have left throwing rotis in front of mad dogs)

Maine kaha tha na bhaagne ki koshish mat karna.(meaning: I told you dont try to run )

Loha abhi garam hai, maar do hathoda.(meaning: iron is hot hit a hammer)

Bhaag Dhanno Bhaag! Aaj teri Basanti ki ijjat ka sawaal hai.(Run dhanno(her lady horse) run today is the question of Basanti's honour)

Dekho, Mujhe befuzool baat karne ki aadat to hai nahin...(Look, I don't like small talk)