The film, helmed by Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee, releases on May 3 in India
Actor Konkana Sen Sharma couldn’t stop her tears when she watched Bombay Talkies, while for Riteish Deshmukh it was a “wonderful cinematic experience”. The film gets the thumbs up from the film fraternity who feel that it is a must watch. A special project to mark 100 years of Indian cinema, the anthology film Bombay Talkies brings on the screen four different stories put together by directors Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee, respectively.
There was a special screening of the film Monday before its commercial release on Friday, May 3, and it seems to have appealed to the celebrity audience. The celebs took to Twitter to praise the movie. Here is what they have to say:
Ayushmann Khurrana: Finally saw ‘Bombay Talkies’. (I) felt very big while being a very small part of Indian cinema.
Riteish Deshmukh: ‘Bombay Talkies’ will shock you, entertain you, enthrall you. Zoya, Anurag, Dibakar and Karan – thank you for this wonderful cinematic experience.
Konkona Sen Sharma: Laughed and cried while watching ‘Bombay Talkies’. Four fine, sensitive films and super performances.
Rahul Khanna: Just watched a screening of ‘Bombay Talkies’ and it was absolutely outstanding. Congratulations Karan, Dibaker, Zoya and Anurag. And a big congratulations to the cast of ‘Bombay Talkies’. Such fine, fearless performances in all four films.
Sidharth Malhotra: Four directors, four films, four brilliant cinema experiences. ‘Bombay Talkies’ a must watch people.
Genelia D’souza: Watched ‘Bombay Talkies’. Highly recommend, sensitive, sensible, sweet… Well done Karan, Zoya, Dibakar and Anurag.
Bombay Talkies will also have a gala screening at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival, which begins May 15.