January, 2013: The iconic 1975 action drama Sholay which was released in 3D in India on 3rd January, 2014 has been well appreciated by one and all. The audience loved the movie viewing experience in 3D and experiencing the flying bullets, thundering hoofs and the grungy Gabbar in life like scenes. Maya Digital Studios converted this legendary movie from 2D to 3D.
“Watching Sholay in 3D was a great experience. It took me back to the place where we did the shooting and felt like experiencing it Live. It feels wonderful to be a part of such a great film”, said actress Hema Malini aka the Basanti of Sholay.
“I was super excited to see Sholay for the first time on big screen. I have seen Sholay 100 times on TV and DVD, but watching it in 3D in a cinema hall was a great experience. I just loved the movie,” said actor Abhishek Bachchan.
It feels good when your work is appreciated and loved by all. Sholay is an iconic movie and it was a challenge to transform this epic into 3D and do justice with it. I am glad that the audience liked our work and we now have a young fan club too for Sholay”, smiled Mr. Ketan Mehta, MD & Chairman, Maya Digital Studios and the man behind the 2D to 3D conversion of Sholay
Sholay is an action drama released in 1975, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar and Hema Malini in their unforgettable roles. The movie was release on 3rd January in stereoscopic 3D to present it to a larger audience. The 3D effect created by Maya Digital Studios made the movie viewing of Sholay a spell-bounding experience.