The 3D edition of the 1975 Bollywood mega classic “Sholay” will release on megastar Amitabh Bachchan's 71st birthday Oct 11, according to a source. The movie, illustrious for the acquaintance of friendship between characters Jai and Veeru, essayed immaculately by icons Amitabh and Dharmendra, is being rejuvenated in 3D. "The date was exclusively preferred as it corresponds with Bachchan's big day. He is the leading star we have today and what superior day to release the film," said a source in a declaration. Producer Jayantilal Gada will give out 'Sholay 3D'. 'Sholay', directed by Ramesh Sippy, also faceted Hema Malini, who played Basanti and Amjad Khan, who essayed antagonist Gabbar Singh.