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Iranians vote Sholay favourite film

india Updated: Aug 19, 2006 14:31 IST

Movie buffs in Iran have voted Ramesh Sippy's 1975 blockbuster Sholay as their favourite film of the month.

A poll conducted by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting's (IRIB) Research Centre showed that the celebrated movie had drawn maximum attention from the viewers.

The film starring Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar and Amjad Khan was telecast on Iranian television between June 22-July 22.

It outdid Iranian directors Kiumars Purahmad's Strange Sisters and Kamal Tabrizi's Maternal Love, which were aired during the same period. They stood second and third respectively on the list.