GP Sippy News
How long will the Sippys exploit Sholay?
Comic episodic series of the film will be released in English and Hindi along with short series based on the film’s characters
Sholay has been re-released in a spanking new 3D version and box office collections are just under Rs 8 crore, hardly stellar for a film considered India’s greatest of all time. It is a well-known fact that director Ramesh Sippy, for various Click here to read more
Is Nautanki Saala Rohan Sippy’s tribute to papa Ramesh Sippy?
The title of the Dum Maro Dum director’s next comes from a popular line in Sholay
Sholay is a watershed in Indian cinema – it was director Ramesh Sippy’s vision combined with his father GP Sippy’s clout that made it happen. Click here to read more
Katrina Kaif to star in ‘Seeta Aur Geeta’ remake
Surrounded by problems and controversies, it seems this GP Sippy blockbuster will finally see the light of the day and will be backed by Sunil Bohra and Viacom 18The Sippy family got into a major brawl in the past regarding the remake of their 1972 superhit film Seeta Aur Geeta. GP Sippy’s son Suresh had slapped Sascha and Shaan (GP Sippy’s grandsons) with a legal notice claiming that they had no right to remake the movie. After doing the rounds of the court, the Sippy family has finally buried their hatchet and roped in Katrina Kaif to reprise Hema Malini’s role in the film. Click here to read more
Ramesh Sippy appointed new NFDC Chairperson
Well-known filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has been appointed chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC). “Yes, Mr Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson of NFDC. The order came out yesterday (Monday),” an Information and Broadcasting ministry source confirmed. He will take charge from the outgoing chairperson, veteran actor Om Puri. Sixty-five-year-old Sippy, who has been part of the Hindi film industry for the past four decades, is known for making successful films like Andaz, Seeta Aur Geeta, Sholay and Shakti. Let’s see if he is able to bring about positive changes in his tenure at NFDC.
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