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Shatrughan Sinha Almost Cast in Iconic ‘Sholay’?

Web Desk (August 11, 2018): Veteran actor turned politician Shatrughan Sinha has made a special appearance in the upcoming film ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se’, starring Deol clan.

Shatrughan Sinha considers Dharmendra as one of his closest friends. In a recent statement, he termed Dharmendra as ‘God’s favourite’ and also revealed that he was almost cast in Ramesh Sippy’s iconic ‘Sholay’.  He said in a statement that ‘he is golden-hearted. Do you know we would have done Sholay together. But God and Ramesh Sippy had other plans!’

According to details, Sippy eventually cast Amitabh Bachchan with unknown reasons, in the 1975 hit film. But that didn’t tarnish Singh’s relationship with the Deols.Shatrughan also said in a recent statement to tabloid, ‘Not just Dharmendra, Hema is also a dear friend. Both Hema and Dharmendra have been my friends for years. It is rare for a friendship to survive so long in this industry where loyalties change every Friday’.

He further added, ‘All three of us have worked together in Dulal Guha’s excellent film Dost which I think was released in 1974’.

Shatrughan said his relations with Dharmendra and Hema go far beyond the professional lives.

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