The 40th episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 13 began with a Ram Leela performance. Host Amitabh Bachchan wished everyone Happy Dussehra and welcomed Hema Malini and director Ramesh Sippy as special guests in the Sholay reunion episode of KBC 13. The actress and the filmmaker won Rs 25 lakh on the show. During the Shandaar Shukravaar episode, Hema, Amitabh and Ramesh shared interesting anecdotes from their film Sholay (1975). Hema also spoke about her passion for dancing. At Big B’s request, she showed mudras depicting Goddess Durga.
HEMA MALINI AND RAMESH SIPPY WON RS 25 LAKH
Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy easily crossed the Rs 10,000 mark. After winning Rs 1.6 lakh without any help, the duo used their first lifeline, the Audience Poll, for a question related to Jhulelal, the ishta dev of Sindhis. They were a little unsure about the answer for Rs 25 lakh question. They gave the correct answer with the help of Ask The Expert. The question that made Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy win Rs 25 lakh was – Who played the role of Narada in the 1941 Tamil film Savithri? The four options were: MS Subbulakshmi, Vijaya Rajendran, Kalki Sadasivam and Radha Viswanathan. The correct answer was: MS Subbulakshmi.
BIG B SAYS THIS SCENE WITH JAYA ON SHOLAY TOOK 3 YEARS TO SHOOT
Did you know Sholay’s iconic scene where Amitabh Bachchan is seen playing a mouth organ and Jaya Bachchan was lighting the lamps took three years to shoot? Big B revealed this interesting anecdote on the Sholay reunion episode. The actor said, “Ek drishya tha, hum neeche baithe ke mouth organ baja raha hoon aur Jaya ji chirag jala rahi hain. Unko teen saal lag gaye us shot ko lene mein (There is a scene in Sholay where I am playing a mouth organ and Jaya ji is lighting the lamp. He took three years to shoot this scene).”
HEMA MALINI MIMICS DHARMENDRA
At Ramesh Sippy’s request, Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini recreated Dilbar Mere song from the film Satte Pe Satta on KBC 13. Later, he requested them to mimic their co-stars from Sholay. Big and Hema mimicked Asrani, Amjad Khan and Dharmendra’s character from the film.
HEMA MALINI MEETS HER BODY DOUBLE FROM SHOLAY
Since it is Hema Malini’s birthday today, October 16, the makers of KBC gave her a gift a day before. Reshma Pathan gave a surprise visit to Hema on the show. She was the first stunt woman in Hindi film industry and is popularly known as the ‘Sholay Girl’. She was Hema’s body double in Sholay. Reshma stunned the veteran actress by saying, “Aree O Basanti, Happy Birthday! Pehchana mujhe?” Reshma and Hema shared some fond memories from their days on the shoot. They also placed a video call to Dharmendra. He played the role of Veeru in Sholay.
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