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Bombay Talkies to be screened at Cannes Film Festival 2013

Mumbai, Apr 19 (): Bombay Talkies, directed by four directors Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar and Dibakar Banerjee will be screened at the 66th Cannes Film Festival.

Indian cinema is completing 100 years in 2013 – to celebrate the centennial of Indian cinema, Bombay Talkies is being premièred at the 66th Cannes Film Festival.

Produced by Viacom18, Bombay Talkies has four stories. The stories revolve around common people’s lives and problems of our society while all the actors who played their roles look much perfect and real.

Karan Johar’s film deals about a happily married urban couple  or at least it seems so until the wife meets a new colleague at work who changes her life forever. Johar’s film stars Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda and Saqib Saleem, brother of actress Huma Qureshi.

Dibakar Banerjee’s film focusses on a failed actor who is struggling to make a living after his father’s death. In a turn of events, he stumbles upon his last chance to prove himself to the world and more importantly, to his daughter. Dibakar’s film will have Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sadashiv Amrapukar.

Anurag Kashyap’s short story in ‘Bombay Talkies’, is based on an ardent fan’s wish to meet Amitabh Bachchan and will have a special song dedicated to the megastar.

Zoya Akhtar’s film is about a 12-year old boy from a middle class family.He is inspired by a film star to break the conventions of the society and follow his dreams come what may. Zoya’s film has Ranvir Shorey and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles.

The film marks the completion of 100 years of Indian cinema and the beginning of a new era of modern cinema.

The music for this movie is scored by Amit Trivedi, while the lyrics are by Amitabh Bhattacharya. Sukhwinder Singh has lent his voice for the song, Give It Up For Bachchan.

Bombay Talkies will release on May 3.