The first song of Bombay Talkies is out. After weeks of reports speculating an ode to Amitabh Bachchan in the movie that celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, the first song is actually an ode to Big B.
Sukhwinder Singh has lended his voice for Give It Up For Bachchan. While the music is by Amit Trivedi, the ode has been written by Amitabh Bhattacharya.
Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar and Anurag Kashyap – have made a short film each to complete the ode to Indian cinema, Bombay Talkies.
Bombay Talkies is slated for release on May 3.
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