Bombay Talkies features four short films shot by Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee. Take a look!
Karan Johar's part stars Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda and Saqib Saleem and sees Rani playing a sexually repressed housewife as well as a journalist.
Randeep Hooda plays Rani Mukerji's husband in the film.
Dibakar Banerjee's film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sadashiv Amrapukar and it explores an emotional father-son relationship. The film has been adapted from Satyajit Ray's film ...
Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a still from the film.
Zoya Akhtar's film stars Ranvir Shorey, Katrina Kaif and a little kid. Apparently, the short film sees Kaif playing herself, as a stylish diva.
Rani Mukerji will be seen as a journalist for the second time after No One Killed Jessica.
Little kid wants to be Sheila in this part of the film.
Four renowned directors — Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee — have come together to make Bombay Talkies, a film that celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema. The short film compilation has caught the people’s attention since its announcement mainly because of the four big talents coming together for the first time. Now, we have learnt that Karan is putting in added effort to make sure that the film is marketed well.
The director is known to make larger-than-life family dramas such as Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) and doesn’t fail to promote his films well. He is now leaving no stone unturned to market Bombay Talkies as well. “In the several meetings that the producers and the four directors have had to ideate on different ways to promote the film, Karan has given some innovating and interesting ideas. His ideas, most of the time, have received positive reactions from the producers and other directors,” says a spokesperson from the film’s team.
Moreover, Karan is also taking the final calls for all the promotional activities that will take place in the coming days. “Karan has immense experience in marketing his films, so he lands up having the last say,” adds the spokesperson.