Sholay — the Original Climax (Gabbar is Killed!)
This was Ramesh Sippy’s original ending (and I think the better one) but he eventually bowed to distributor pressure and of course the Emergency censors. This was supposedly meant to be a kind of commentary on the futility of all violence. The ‘trade’ found it too dark. Again one wishes there were a DVD release with this ‘director’s cut’.
But here’s another deleted scene from the film: