Bombay Talkies first look: Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee pay tribute to Indian cinema

The first glossy poster of Bombay Talkies is impressive, and instantly reminds us of the oldest single screen theatre in the city

Bombay Talkies – a collection of four short stories of 20 minutes each – is a tribute to Indian cinema. Each of the four stories describes how cinema has inspired the lives of the people over the decades. Karan Johar will tell the story of a filmmaker (inspired by his life) who sells love through the popular medium called cinema. This short film will have Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda and Saqib Saleem in main roles. Anurag Kashyap’s story has his favourite, Amitabh Bachchan as the protagonist who deals with a fan’s obsession.

Zoya Akhtar will showcase how cinema affects the life of a small town girl based in Indore – played by Katrina Kaif, whereas Dibakar Banerjee’s film will be about a Maharashtrian boy (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) from Parel, Mumbai.

The first look poster of the film has Rani Mukerji as the most prominent face. The four prolific filmmakers will unveil the theatrical promo of their films today. Now, we just can’t wait to watch the trailer of Bombay Talkies!