Have we seen Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan - two of the greatest entertainers of our time - together on-screen? The duo is reportedly set to feature in the theme song for Bombay Talkies, the film that celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema.
Aamir Khan does a theme song in Bombay Talkies
An English daily reports that Shah Rukh Khan will feature in the theme song for Bombay Talkies.
Aamir Khan, however, has already shot for his part in the song.
The daily quotes a unit member as saying, "It would have been great to have SRK and Aamir shoot simultaneously. But since their busy schedules didn't allow that to happen, now we are waiting for Shah Rukh to can his portion separately.
Bombay Talkies is a collection of four short films directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap paying an ode to 100 years of Indian cinema.
Rani Mukerji, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Katrina Kaif and several other big names of the industry shall be seen in the film.
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Contrary to reports that Aamir Khan has been roped into a special extra segment for Bombay Talkies, the actor is actually part of a special theme song to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema which will be part of the film.
Bombay Talkies is a collection of four short films directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap as an ode to 100 years of Indian cinema. A source close to the project says, "The film's shooting is done. Four directors had been assigned to do four episodes. Where is the scope for Aamir to do another segment? That is completely wrong reporting. Aamir has only participated in a song in Bombay Talkies composed by Amit Trivedi celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema." CONTINUE READING