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  • | July 29th, 2011

    ‘Sholay’ was declared a flop!

    ‘Sholay’ was declared a flop!

    People were calling the film ‘Chholey’, reveals Anupama Chopra
    When it first released all those years ago in 1975, Sholay, that now-iconic film was thought to be a total flop show. The morning after the premiere, people were calling the film ‘Chholey’ and saying that it had a cast of ‘teen maharathi aur ek chooha’ (three warriors and a mouse) and insisted that Indians did not like films like this one. Even the black marketeers were saying that the strange story was a second-rate take-off of Mera Gaon Mera Desh, which was a super-duper hit. Click here to read more