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It took three long years to film one scene from the Iconic film Sholay reveals Amitabh Bachchan .
Mar 11, 2017 - 01:41 hrs IST

The superstar pair Jai and Veeru in the Iconic film have very often referred to for their cinematic brilliance in the Iconic film Sholay that created a history.

As they say Rome wasn’t built in one day so was Sholay . The film took three long years to get one scene right reveals the legendary super star of the film Amitabh Bachchan.  

The scene in which Jaya Bachchan lights a lamp in her balcony on a gloomy evening while Amitabh Bachchan is sitting at the outhouse playing his mouth organ the lighting effect in that scene took Ramesh Sippy three years to get the right one.  He wanted the subtle sunset look that was to a perfection and he wouldn’t settle for anything less so finally the scene was shot after three years when the director was convinced.   There was a particular kind of lighting required to take the shot at the time of a Sunset … says Amitabh Bachchan.