Bombay Talkies

Bombay Talkies

Rating: 4/5 stars (Four Stars)

Star cast: Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda, Saqeeb Salim, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vineet Singh

Director: Karan Johar, Dibakar Bannerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap

What’s Good:  First of its kind four well known directors directing a single movie with full of their potential.

What’s Bad: The film talks about celebrating 100 years of cinema but four different stories doesn’t quite reflect that!

Loo break: None

Watch or Not?: Must Watch

Paisa Wasool: Definitely yes! Finally a movie which deserves applauds from audience.

Four stories directed by four contemporary Bollywood directors emerge and merge with seamless splendor into a brilliant art of pain and pleasure. Like four scoops of ice cream, one yummier than the other, “Bombay Talkies” serves up a flavorful quartet of delights that leave us craving for more. It’s like that song written by the immortal Sahir Ludhianvi – “Abhi na jao chhod kar ke dil abhi bhara nahin”.

t’s delightful to see Karan Johar recognize that his core strength is relationships and not mush. KJo steps away from his usually voluptuous colours and glossy sets to tell a very real story about a married couple which stumbles upon the realization that they have actually been living a lie. Each actor Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda and Saqib Saleem essay understated performances with flair and sincerity. Randeep’s arrogance conceals a raw vulnerability while Saqib’s brash and presumptuous personality has a certain inherent charm. Rani is subtle and effective. For once it’s admirable how Karan Johar deftly handles his gay characters, successfully steering clear of a stereotypical portrayal.

Dibakar Bannerjee’s story about a failed actor who gets a chance opportunity to do a bit role in a Bollywood film is a captivating tale. Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s sheer brilliance in the hands of an adept director wipes out disappointing memories of his last film (Aatma). Two remarkable scenes that stand out; first, where Nawaz practices Big B’s famous dialogues before he realizes that his little role hardly has any lines to mouth and second, the last scene where he doesn’t have a single dialogue but his histrionics speak louder than any other line in the whole film. Siddiqui’s face conveys myriad emotions as he runs home to his daughter after his performance.

Zoya Akhtar’s little child star is pushed by his ambitious father to learn football because that’s what boys should be doing. Our 12-year-old however aspires to become a dancer like Sheila (Katrina Kaif in ‘Tees Maar Khan). It’s a heartwarming story as an indulgent elder sister understands her kid brother’s dreams and they are oblivious of the implications that this unusual choice of vocation might have.

Anurag Kashyap’s protagonist travels all the way from Allahabad to meet Amitabh Bachchan in Mumbai because his ailing father believes that will save his life. Vineet Singh is spot on as the fan desperate for a glimpse of the superstar. He gets even the little nuances right like, calling Big B, “Amita Bachchan” instead of “Amitabh Bachchan”. Kashyap’s story is an honest tribute to the Shahenshah of Bollywood.

“Bombay Talkies” is segmented and layered, yet cohesive and compelling from the first frame to the last. While unravelling the magic of cinema and its impact on the minds of audiences, “Bombay Talkies” also displays how much cinema has evolved over the generations.

 

 

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Murabba Song Bombay Talkies

Murabba Lyrics

Sabr ki meethi chashni mein bhigo ke
Waqt khada hai martbaan mein leke
Le chakh le yeh murabba
Le chakh le yeh muraaba
Dil mein rakh le yeh murabba

Dil mein rakh le rakh le yeh murabba
Zindagi jaisi iski zaat hai
Jitni zyada umar hai, raat hai

Beet ke jitne mausam chhu gaye
Utne iske seene mein jazbaat hai
Kal se zyada, aaj tar lagta hai
Kal phir khaana behtar lagta hai

Le chakh le yeh murabba
Kisi ka sanjoya hua hua
Tujh tak aaya hai yeh
Le chakh le yeh muraaba
Kisi ki kadardaaniyon ka sarmaaya hai
Dil mein rakh le yeh murabba

Dil mein rakh le rakh le yeh murabba
Rakh le rakh le yeh murabba
Murabba
Murabba

Apna Bombay Talkies Title Song

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Apna Bombay Talkies Title Song Lyrics

Bombay Talkies, haan Bombay Talkies
Apna cinema haan Bombay Talkies
O.. sapnon ki taksaal hai
Yeh duniya bemisaal hai
Sab kehte mayajaal hai
Yeh jo bhi hai kamaal hai
Jo preetam na ho yaar sun lo
To jeena ho bekaar sun lo
Har dil ki dhadkan hai apna Bombay Talkies

Yeh cinema hi hai pyaar sun lo
Aur begam ki fatkaar sun lo
Hum sabka jeevan hai apna Bombay Talkies
Bombay Talkies, haan Bombay Talkies
Arre har dil ki dhadkan hai apna Bombay Talkies
Bombay Talkies, haan Bombay Talkies

Kahaaniyan nayi nayi
Sitaare laayi saath
Geeton ki saugaat
Aaina hamein dekhna hai
Andheron mein raunak kiye
Ameer ya gareeb
Dost ya raqeeb
Sabka man behla hai
Aansoo ya muskaan sun lo
Bombay Talkies lyrics on LyricsOff.com
Yeh ban jaate hai praan sun lo
Sab rang ka darpan hai apna Bombay Talkies
Bombay Talkies, haan Bombay Talkies
Arre har dil ki dhadkan hai apna Bombay Talkies
Bombay Talkies, haan Bombay Talkies

Jeena yahaan, marna yahaan
Iske siwa jana kahaan
Arre hum hain wahin, hum the jahaan
Sau baras ka hua
Phir bhi hai jawaan
Ho apna cinema
Rahega sada hi yeh jawaan

Akkad Bakkad – Bombay Talkies

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Akkad Bakkad Lyrics

Lo aaya aaya aaya main hoon movie madaari
Laya chalti firti tasveeron ki kyaari
Har kahaani, ek kahaani nayi si pyaari
Arre kissa hai cinema ke jaadu ka..

Hmm…
Lo aaya aaya aaya main hoon movie madaari
Khatte meethe kisson ki laya fulwaari
Kaise sabke sar pe chadhi yeh khumaari
Arre kissa hai cinema ke jaadu ka..

Akkad bakkad bombay bo
Assi nabbe poore sau
Sau sau baras ka hua
Yeh khiladi na boodha hua..

Hey hey khiladi, hey hey khiladi
Hey.. Akkad bakkad bombay bo
Assi nabbe poore sau
Sau sau baras ka hua
Yeh khiladi na boodha hua..

Arre kisse to hain..
Thode awesome awesome
Awesome awesome awesome
Yahaan sukh dukh ke hain..
Saare mausam mausam
Mausam mausam mausam
Saare mausam, saare mausam.. ho..
Saare mausam..
[Awesome Awesome Awesome] Background
[Mausam Mausam Mausam] Background

Arre lakhon rangon se hai bhari apni pitaari
Gaon gaon shehar fire apni sawaari
Pal mein door hogi udaasi ki bimaari
Arre kissa hai cinema ke jaadu ka..

Hey akkad bakkad bombay bo
Assi nabbe poore sau
Sau sau baras ka hua
Yeh khiladi na boodha hua..

Hey hey khiladi, hey hey khiladi
Hey.. Akkad bakkad bombay bo
Assi nabbe poore sau
Sau sau baras ka hua
Yeh khiladi na boodha hua..

Arre naghme bhi hain..
Akkad Bakkad lyrics on LyricsOff.com
Chadhe A-one A-one
A-one A-one A-one
Aur sur bhi lage
Poore seven seven
Seven seven seven
Poore seven, Poore seven.. ho..
Poore seven..
[Seven Seven Seven]
[Seven Seven Seven]

Arre Salsa, Disco, Bhangra, Kathak ki adaakaari
Dance vance karne ki kar lo taiyyari
Sasta hai yeh khel nahi jeb pe bhaari
Arre kissa hai cinema ke jaadu ka..

Hey akkad bakkad bombay bo
Assi nabbe poore sau
Sau sau baras ka hua
Yeh khiladi na boodha hua..

Hey hey khiladi, hey hey khiladi
Hey.. Akkad bakkad bombay bo
Assi nabbe poore sau
Sau sau baras ka hua
Yeh khiladi na boodha hua..