When the “curry western” Sholay hit the box office in 1975, the movie ran for five years straight. As you might guess, the film is an all-time classic in India. Watching the movie is on my “cultural research” to-do list, so I asked for the DVD (in Hindi!) at a local shop. The proprietor instantly became my best friend. Almost everyone in India has seen Sholay, and you can too…on Youtube!
Here’s the clip of the scene “Mehbooba Mehbooba” (“My Beloved”). And damn, can the dancer shake it.