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Zoya Akhtar Bombay Talkies News

  • | June 14th, 2013

    Bombay Talkies: What is Zoya Akhtar’s story all about?

    Bombay Talkies: What is Zoya Akhtar’s story all about?

    The short story about a school boy’s obsession with Katrina Kaif in Bombay Talkies is inspired by a real life incident
    Zoya Akhtar has taken real life inspiration to reel life in Bombay Talkies which is about an innocent school boy who aspires to be a film star like Katrina Kaif Click here to read more

  • | April 22nd, 2013

    Pankh director threatens legal action against Zoya Akhtar

    Pankh director threatens legal action against Zoya Akhtar

    Sudipto Chattopadhyay is claiming that Zoya has lifted the concept of his film for making one of the short films in Bombay Talkies
    While Zoya Akhtar maintains that she’s not taken inspiration from any film, let alone ripping off the core concept of it, Sudipto Chattopadhyay claims that the portion directed by Zoya in Bombay Talkies looks very similar to his own film – Pankh.  Click here to read more

  • | April 14th, 2013

    Zoya Akhtar: Short films don’t work in India!

    Zoya Akhtar: Short films don’t work in India!

    Short films served standalone in theatres are unlikely to find takers in the country, says filmmaker Zoya Akhtar, who has helmed a 25-minute movie, Bombay Talkies, a compilation of four short films celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema
    Zoya, who has directed true-blue Bollywood movies like Luck By Chance and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara in the past, joined forces with talents like Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibaker Banerjee to put together Bombay Talkies. Click here to read more