Sholay is a 1975 Indian Hindi-language action-adventure film, The\r\nfilm follows two criminals, Veeru and Jai (played by Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan), hired by a retired police officer (Sanjeev Kumar) to capture the ruthless dacoit Gabbar Singh (Amjad Khan). Hema Malini and Jaya Bhaduri also star,\r\nas Veeru and Jai's love interests. Sholay is considered a classic and one of\r\nthe best Indian films. It was ranked first in the British Film Institute's 2002 poll of "Top 10 Indian Films" of\r\nall time. In 2005, the judges of the 50th annualFilmfare Awards named it\r\nthe Best Film of 50 Years.
In\r\nthe small village of Ramgarh, the retired policeman Thakur Baldev Singh (Sanjeev Kumar) summons a pair of small-time\r\nthieves that he had once arrested. Thakur feels that the duo—Veeru (Dharmendra) and Jai (Amitabh Bachchan)—would be ideal to help him\r\ncapture Gabbar Singh (Amjad Khan), a dacoit wanted by the authorities for a ₹ 50,000[a] reward.\r\nThakur tells them to surrender Gabbar to him, alive, for an additional ₹ 20,000\r\nreward.