Had Amrish Puri been alive, he would have turned 88 this week, and keeping in mind how the late starter went onto dominate the landscape of popular Hindi cinema from the mid-1980s to late 1990s, he would have been creating yet another iconic character. As someone who not only started by his early 40s, Puri had to swim against the tide in more ways than one. Although he was a regular feature in films of Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalani, but when it came to popular films, Puri had to overcome the towering image of his elder brother, Madan Puri, and a host of well-established villains to carve a place for himself.
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Sholay. The name is enough. Well, the iconic film lives in the hearts of every Bollywood lover. Each dialogue, each moment, each scene from the film is forever engraved in the history of Indian cinema. And yesterday, the “awesome foursome” of the iconic film were reunited at an event in Mumbai.Well, it was the launch of Hema Malini’s new music album Dream Girl. Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan and Dharmendra, along with Sholay director Ramesh Sippy came together to launch the album at a suburban hotel in Mumbai.Here are the photos!Photos by: Gautam Salvi / Solaris ImagesSource: GossipTicket