The film industry awaited Bombay Talkies as much as everyone else. After watching it in the special screening on Monday, Bollywood seems to have loved the film and many celebrities have tweeted their take on the film.
Riteish Deshmukh tweeted, “Bombay Talkies will shock you, entertain you, enthrall you. Zoya, Anurag, Dibakar and Karan – thank you for this wonderful cinematic experience.” Konkona Sen Sharma was overwhelmed with tears and tweeted,” Laughed and cried while watching ‘Bombay Talkies’. Four fine, sensitive films and super performances.” At the same time, Ayyushmann Khurrana said,” Finally saw ‘Bombay Talkies’. I felt very big while being a very small part of Indian cinema.”
Rahul Khanna said,” Just watched a screening of ‘Bombay Talkies’ and it was absolutely outstanding. Congratulations Karan, Dibaker, Zoya and Anurag. And a big congratulations to the cast of ‘Bombay Talkies’. Such fine, fearless performances in all four films.” Siddharth Malhotra tweeted,” Four directors, four films, four brilliant cinema experiences. ‘Bombay Talkies’ a must watch people.” Genelia D’souza also tweeted,” Watched ‘Bombay Talkies’. Highly recommend, sensitive, sensible, sweet… Well done Karan, Zoya, Dibakar and Anurag.”
Bombay Talkies is a compilation of four short films by Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap and Zoya Akhtar as a tribute to 100 years of Hindi cinema. The film has also been selected as the Indian entry for the Cannes Film Festival.