Celebs attend screening of 'Bombay Talkies' in Mumbai

Last Updated: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 07:23 hrs

Bombay Talkies, a film directed by four leading directors of Bollywood to mark the 100 years of Indian cinema, was screened in Mumbai on Friday.

The film, which stars Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui along with special appearances by Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan, is directed by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar and comprises of four stories.

Tinsel town celebs including Sonam Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan, Javeed Akhtar were also present at the event.

Speaking on the occasion, director Kunal Kohli said that Indian cinema has progressed a lot in the last 100 years but a lot more progress is still required.

"I am looking forward to next 100 years of Indian Cinema also, a lot has progressed in Indian Cinema and a lot has not progressed also," he said

"So let's see where we take Indian cinema and I am really looking forward to watch the film that the four directors have made because they are all my friends. Karan, Zoya, Anurag Dibakar I know them personally so it will be good see one film with four directors and it will be great to watch the film," Kohli said.

Kapoor, who looked extremely excited at the event, wished the industry to continue for another 100 years.

"I am very excited that I am also a very small part of this industry and I hope it continues for another 100 years or as they say 'Jiyo Hazzaro Saal' I think that's the best way to say it," she said.

From legendry actors like Madhuri Dixit to youth icons like Ranbir Kapoor, all came together to light up the screen in the special song 'Apna Bollywood Talkies' that celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema.

Johar appreciated the four directors' efforts to mark the centenary of Indian cinema.

"See, to celebrate Indian Cinema 4 directors have come together. There are four different stories, different role of every one so when you will see the film you will know how have we put the film together," he said.

The movie, which is set to hit the theaters on 3rd May, will also be screened at the 66th Cannes Film festival.

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