Bombay Talkies

Synopsis: One hundred years of Hindi cinema is celebrated in four short stories showcasing the power of film.
 
IMDB:
6.8
Year:
2013
127 min
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"Here I come."

"I'm a showman."

"I've brought a series

of motion pictures with me."

"Each story is a new one,

a sweet one."

"Each tale is a piece

of magic of cinema."

"Here I come."

"I'm a showman."

"I've brought a bouquet of narrations,

some sweet and some not sweet."

"How did this magic come

to rule everyone's life?"

"Each tale is a piece

of magic of cinema."

"Take 10,

take 20 and then some more."

"Till you make 100,

a perfect score."

"100 is how old it is."

"This player hasn't aged."

"Take 10,

take 20 and then some more."

"Till you make 100,

a perfect score."

"100 is how old it is."

"This player hasn't aged."

"These tales are..."

"Pretty Awesome."

"There's happiness and sadness..."

"In different proportions."

"In different proportions."

"Take 10,

take 20 and then some more."

"Till you make 100,

a perfect score."

"100 is how old it is."

"This player hasn't aged."

Avi! What are you doing here?

What happened?!

Avi, wait! Your dad's asleep.

Av!

Get up!

I'm not a eunuch!

I'm a homosexual!

You do know the difference, right?

You are a professor!

It's neither wrong to be a eunuch,

nor to be homosexual!

The only thing 'wrong

is a person like you!

Did you hear me! Someone like you!

Get up!

"It's a strange tale.."

"Where does it begin,

where does it end?"

"Where do these destinations lie?"

"Neither could he understand,

nor could I."

"It's a strange tale.."

"Where does it begin,

where does it end?"

"Where do these destinations lie?"

"Neither could he understand,

nor could I."

"My best wishes are with you."

"For you are now an

apple of someone's eye."

"My best wishes are with you."

"For you are now an

apple of someone's eye."

"You have come so

close to someone..."

"That you've distanced

yourself from everyone else."

"It's a strange tale.."

See you later?

"Where does it begin,

where does it end?"

"Where do these destinations lie?"

"Neither could he understand,

nor could I."

"It's a strange tale.."

Good morning, ma'am. - Morning.

Good morning, ma'am.

I needed to discuss

some papers with you.

Just give me 2 minutes.

Hi.

A wedding necklace around the neck

.and a hint of lust in the eyes.

Excuse me?

Who are you?

A new intern.

Temporary. For 3 months.

But I'll get a permanent

job if you recommend me.

Let's see if you last that long.

Trust me, I last very long.

By the way,

aren't you an associate editor?

Don't you have a

cabin or something here?

I feel suffocated

behind closed doors.

Do you have a problem with that?

- Not at all.

And the view from

here is great as 'well.

Quite hot, huh?

I, mo,

like Gold-Gym trained types.

Rough, tough, puff.

Enough.

I'm gay, by the way.

What is this, madam?!

Such a at reaction?

I deserve an overreaction

over this statement.

Why? You are just a gay,

not a terrorist.

You should tell that to my dad.

He would've spared

me if I was Kasab.

He wants to hang me as I am gay.

I don't blame him.

I, mo, want to do the same.

Well...

Sorry. I want to impress you.

111at's why I am going

a little overboard.

I don't get impressed so quickly.

No stress. I've got 3 months.

What's your name?

Avinash.

Avinash what?

What's lies in this "What", ma'am?

It's this "What"

that has screwed me up.

Just plain and simple Avinash.

Right.

Can 'we 'work now'? - Yeah, sure.

Hurry up, guys.

We've to meet the deadline.

Amrita, c'mon.

Hurry up. We have to lock in 5.

Gayatri. - Yes? -What is this?

Stars first spread

the rumours then deny it.

We, mo, publish a

lie and then we write...

"Remained unavailable for comment."

It takes two to tango.

Nowlet me work. - Okay.

Amrita...

Sauce?

You want some... breadsticks?

No.

You know...

I always wanted to know...

How do you come to

know if someone is gay?

Simple

Go and ask, "Are you a

Shridevi fan or a Madhuri fan?"

If he's a Shridevi fan

then he is definitely gay.

She's high cam, dude.

All gay men love her.

Wow. What analysis!

111ere's always an answer

for everything in Bollywood.

If the canvas looks lovely,

I'm going for it.

Avi...

Have you met Rahul?

He's from our marketing team.

Hi. - Hey, dude.

By the way, big Shridevi fan.

I love the "Wild Winds" song.

Excuse me.

Shridevi, huh?

Love her.

Coffee?

Black with two sugars.

Huh?

Okay, no sugar.

Go! Please!

Okay.

Hey. - I think we'll do this.

Hmm? - Hello.

Present? Fifty shades of grey.

I've been avoiding it.

It's just cheap porn literature.

Means you'll read it for sure.

Of course.

Why are you in such a hurry?

I'm going to catch a movie.

MAMI festival.

I'm giving myself a treat.

It's my birthday.

It's your birthday!

Why didn't you tell me?!

What's there to tell?

It's like any other day.

Who are you going with?

Me and my loneliness.

I've bought a ticket

for it as well.

Nonsense. You're coming

over to my place for dinner.

No, Gayatri.

Why be formal? It's not a big deal.

It's a very big deal.

You're coming to my house, tonight.

No excuses. This is final.

Gayatri, listen to me.

- Otherwise, I'll reject it.

You'll be ready by 9?

Yup.

Move. - Wow.

Smells good.

Thank God, I made a little extra.

For your surprise guest.

By the way what's her name?

His name is Avinash.

You invited a guy for dinner?

Why? Jealous?

You have this emotion

in you as well?

I thought you buried

it in your childhood.

Seriously. Who is he?

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Zoya Akhtar

Zoya Akhtar (Born 14 October, 1972) is an Indian film director and screenwriter. After completing a diploma in filmmaking from NYU, she assisted directors such as Mira Nair, Tony Gerber and Dev Benegal, before turning writer-director in her own right. She has directed movies such as Luck by Chance (2009), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) and Sheila Ki Jawani, a segment of Bombay Talkies (2013). She has co-written Talaash (2012) alongside Reema Kagti. She then went on to direct Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), a film based on a dysfunctional Punjabi family. more…

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