Sholay 3D and Mr Joe B Carvalho : Battle Between An Epic Blockbuster and A Detective Comedy
The first Friday of 2014 will see releases will see two releases in Sholay 3D and Mr Joe B Carvalho. Sholay is a action thriller and is being released again after 38 years in 3D format this time while Mr Joe B Carvalho is an out-and-out comedy.
The movie is a historical benchmark in Indian cinema which was released on Independence Day in 1975 and went on to shatter many box office records at that time. It was directed by Ramesh Sippy and produced by G. P. Sippy.
Director Ramesh Sippy’s nephew Sasha Sippy has produced the 3D version and converted the movie into 3D format with the help of film maker Ketan Mehta’s company Maya Digital..
The star cast is legondary which includes Sanjeev Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malani, Jaya Bachchan, Amzad Khan and Asarani.
Sholay 3D Movie Poster
It took around Rs 25 Crores to convert the movie into 3D format and will be releasing 1000 screens today.
The movie is also facing a copyright dispute between director Ramessh Sippy and his nephew Sasha Sippy as Ramesh has approached Supreme Court today to have a stay on the movie release.
Sholay 3D Movie Trailer
Mr Joe B Carvalho
It is a detective comedy which is directed by debutant Samir Tiwari while produced by Bhola Ram Malviya & Shital Malviya and presented under the banner of B.R. Entertainment.
The movie stars Arshad Warsi as Detective Joe B. Carvalho and Soha Ali khan Inspector Shantipriya in main leads. Javed Jaffery as Carlos, Vijay Raaz as M.K., Geeta Basra as Gehna and Shakti Kapoor as Khurana will appear in supporting roles.
Mr Joe B Carvalho Movie Poster
Arshad will be seen in his usual comic look while Soha will appear in a different action avatar and will be wearing Bikini for the first time in the movie.
The budget of the film is Rs 10 Crore and will release in 1100 screens.
Mr Joe B Carvalho Movie Trailer
It will be interesting to see how these films will fare against the racing Dhoom 3.
Are you excited to see the 3D version of Sholay or witness Munnabhai’s Circuit in a detective look this Friday. Do share your thoughts with us .
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