Bombay Velvet

Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of ambition, love, greed, and jazz - Bombay Velvet is the story of one ordinary man who goes against all odds and forges his destiny to become a 'Big Shot'. Jazz clubs, a passionate love story, a growing metropolis and a phenomenal hunger for a good life. Welcome to the City of Dreams. Welcome to Bombay Velvet.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Anurag Kashyap
Production: Fox International
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
149 min

A dog who runs after two bones

catche. neither

Here a run, there a run,

catch none

Listen up humpty on the wall

that's what your life has come to.

Head held hioh. you ran the race

Life kicked you back to base.

Out on a limb in love

Out of luck in the bar

The white man's got the tavern

by his toes.

Your dame's left you.

The bar i. clo.e.

Hey, middle class Indian,

you're out of luck!

Walk with me.

Don't waner off.

Stop giving me the eye..

Your lea.e ran out in 1947.

Sir. l need work.

l'll do anythino.

Fight them with me..

l'll oive you two pennies.

My name is Chimman.

What's yours?


You promised you will mary me,

but you put me in this brothel.

Now you say you love me,

iust to take my money.. - Shut up.

Shut up and listen to me..

Shut up and listen to me..

lf you won't sleep with them..

then how are you gonna feed this dog

who you picked up off the street.

Usso be a bio shot.

How much??


Balraj, the 100-rupee note

is real bio.

Wrap it around yourself

and sleep tioht.

Keep your mother off me.

Dimple. don't oo.

l oive ya money. don't l?

Mind your own business.

Balraj, let it go.

This happens evey day. rioht?

Now, talk.

Or you want me to force it out of you?

Lay off. idiot.

An if l on't?

l'll hit you..

- Fine. Take your shot.

You know Sadhna?

The actre..?

l shot her first pictures here.

l made her a superstar.

Superstars don't cover

them.elve. like thi...

Take your clothes off and

put these on.


Anyone Indian enough

to fioht this samurai?

Anyone with courage?

l'll oive you a hundred to one.


Go. Take it all out.


You do enioy a oood fioht.

The way he beat me up..

l foroot my mother and her man.

Want to earn some era bucks?

- For losino the fioht?

There was a lot of hea

in your fioht.

You fouoht well.




City of Bombay,

to soon become a metropolis.

Keep the cash in hand. boys.

No treasure hunting in

your pockets.

Stop wastino my time.

Chimman! Chimman.

All here.

Let him oo..

it'. Lar.en we want.


LARSEN escaped but we got

four of hi. coolie...

Went to cary the boxes..

Yeah l have their name..

Mirza. Baakhiya.


Chimman Chopra.

Why do you wander. Iove fool?

Evemhino is rioht here

All the re.t of the .torie.

are iust lies you mustn't know

'Fifi' in your hea,

'Fifi' in my hea.

Misleadino times ahead!

Shifting your ground with

tho.e mea.ured move..

Let the eyes meet,

throw your caution to the wind

Listen to me darling,

stay a little while.

Come around now,

show kindness to an achino hea.

Why do you wander, love fool?

Evemhino is rioht here.

All the rest of the stories,

are iust lies you mustn't know.

'Fifi' in your hea,

'Fifi' in my hea.

Misleadino times ahead!

Oh lone huntsman,

flauntino your brawn.

Once of a while,

Ty and be my prey.

On our first day together,

pay heed to what l say.

lt's ungentlemanly to walk

away from so close.


That one i. mine.

'Fifi' in your hea,

'Fifi' in my hea.

Misleadino times ahead!

Larsen flew the coop..

the police say

he's oone for oood.

Hey. what happened?

Hey. what you lookino for?

My oold.

Did you see my mother anynrhere?


l'm here to look for johns,

not for mom..

Where i. her man?

Where is he?

Tell me or l throw you off..

Balrai. Iet oo of her.

What do you want?

Where's my mother?

Where's my oold?

No idea..

- Nothino here.


Where are the bi.cuit.?

l dunked them in

tea and ate them.

Mom gave you a box

with oold biscuits in it?

She never oives me anythino..

And she took that box

and she sloped off.

You sino well.

But why sino the bollynrood sonos..

Jimmy Misty is my name..

You never felt any shame..

when you did this picture.


l warned you.. This one is mine.

Does she even know you exist?

A.k her..

lf she goes with you..

She will never see me ever aoain.

Hey come on out..

What you looking at that man for?

Your name is written

rioht here. in my fate. .

lt does not matter where you go..

Eventually you'll be mine.

But if you come today with me..

You'll .ave hi. life.. From me!

What say?

That Parsi man

can't oive you anythino. .

l oot what a dame like you wants.

l lost that one thing today

l never thouoht l will ever lose..

l'm in no mood to lose

anythino else. anymore..

Brino them on!

l'm gonna deal with

Genohiz here.

She likes bio boys with bio toys.

That's what l need. A bio car.

l know somebody

who works in a oaraoe..

We work there and

we drive car. for free.


l'm not oonna slave for anyone. .

Stop countino this sh*t.

This kinda cash

l'm ooino to be usin' for tips.

l'm gonna be a Big Shot,


Just imaoine..

Bio shot in a bio car.

And she will come..

All dolled up for me. .

You'll open the door..

She'll oet in..

l'll take a deep sniff of her..

an we'll be off.

What about me?

You should have gotten

into the

Come on.. Get in.

Each and evey hair on my body is

standino up and salutino me.

Mine too.

Keep the motor runnino.

Gimme that bao.

Gimme that or

l'll shoot you.

Chimman move..

Sta the car..

What did l say for the motor?

l told you it was a stupid idea.

Move it. Chimman.

Hit the oas.

Chimman rive.

Why the hell don't you

drive it then.

May l?

Take it..

My mother never fed me with as much

Iove as you oivino me this money..

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