Two big films are up for release at the box-office today. One is a tribute to Indian cinema on completing 100 years and the other is a story of mafia don Manya Surve.
Veteran scriptwriter and poet Javed Akhtar feels movies today are made for a certain class of audience and filmmakers only target metro cities for their project's release.
Anurag Kashyap and Amitabh Bachchan weren't exactly on good terms for the last few years. There were several reasons behind it but both of them finally joined hands and decided to come together for a short film on 100 years of Indian cinema in Bombay Talkies.
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.
Vaibhavi Merchant, who conceptualising the song Apna Bombay Talkies for Bombay Talkies, is glad to have got an opportunity to pay tribute to Indian cinema.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui says his brother Shammas Siddiqui is set to make his debut in filmdom as a director with a crime-based saga and adds that it will be in the commercial zone.
Bombay Talkies, a film comprising four shorts by four directors, is ready to hit the screens on Friday. Zoya Akhtar, who has made one of the films, says she is nervous.
Anurag Kashyap used to feel that Karan Johar was a misfit for Bombay Talkies but later he did find a common ground with the fellow filmmaker.
Siddharth Roy Kapur is looking forward to actress wife Vidya Balan's film Ghanchakkar, which he feels looks like a complete entertainer.
Prominent names from Bollywood, including veteran writer Javed Akhtar and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, turned up at a special screening of Bombay Talkies.
Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is known for her distinct sense of style and fashion, says the 1960s was a golden period for Indian cinema, and she would love it if it comes back.
A host of Bollywood actors and industry veterans including A-listers like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Sridevi and Madhuri Dixit will be seen together in a title track of Bombay Talkies, the anthology tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema.