Bombay Talkies

Released as a tribute to celebrate the 100th year of Indian cinema, Bombay Talkies was released on May 3, 2013. It was a combination of four stories by Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, and Anurag Kashyap. This Hindi-language anthology was also screened at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. These four stories were directed by four celebrated Bollywood filmmakers, and each one of these stories has the clear mark of the director on them.

Karan Johar’s story, “Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh” with Randeep Hooda and Rani Mukerji as a couple, and Zoya’s story about a little boy whose most adorable wish in life is to be “Sheila” from ‘Sheila ki Jawani” are the two stories we shall focus on as they are the two……. continue reading

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