Bombay Velvet movie WikiBombay Velvet is an upcoming Hindi Thriller movie, which is directed and produced by Anurag Kashyap wherein Ranbir Kapoor is going to play the lead role with Anushka Sharma. They have been paired together for the first time in indian cinema. Director-Producer Karan Johar, who became famous for directing romantic and family dramas is all set to play the role of defendant in this movie alongwith Ranbir Kapoor.
Story/PlotBombay Velvet is a Hindi drama film. Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka are playing the lovers whose lives intermingle with the evolution of the city of Bombay through the 50's to early 70's. Anushka will be seen in a more retro role, a jazz singer from the 60's. She has been taking lessons from an Indo-Australian jazz singer to help her get into the skin of the character. Director Anurag Kashyap has chosen Karan Johar to play as primary antagonist. The Story of the movie tells the journey of city Bombay, how it became a Metropolis. It is based on Historian Gyan Prakash's book Mumbai Fables. The film is three-decker. Bombay Velvet is the first film from a trilogy about Mumbai before the city turned into a Metropolis.
Actors/ActressThe film features Ranbir and Anushka Sharma for the first time in the main lead role. Ranbir Kapoor will be seen as Johnny Balraj, who is a boxer or street-fighter. Anushka Sharma will be eassying teh role as Rosie, who is a Jazz Singer. Raveena Tandon will also be seen as a Jazz Singer. The great director Karan Johar, for the first time eassying the negitive role for this movie Bombay Velvet.
Anushka goes retroThe makers of the romantic-thriller Bombay Velvet have got the rights of the iconic Geeta Dutt song Jaata Kahaan Hain Diwane from the Dev Anand starrer CID. The original song was picturised on the legendary Waheeda Rehman, has been re-versioned with a more contemporary feel and has been picturised on Anushka Sharma who plays a 60s superstar singer named Rosie Noronha. In fact, it is by singing Jaata Kahaan Hain that Rosie gets noticed as a singer in a club and becomes the marquee performer at Johnny Balraj's (played Ranbir Kapoor) Bombay Velvet.
TrailerRanbir Kapoor rises to be an influential name in Bombay of the Sixties in the second trailer of Bombay Velvet. Watch Ranbir Kapoor's journey from being a cage-fighter to becoming 'bigshot' Johnny Balraj with the help of Karan Johar, who plays a Parsi businessman named Kaizad Khambatta in the film. Kaizad, the antagonist of Bombay Velvet, helps Johnny rise to power by devising money minting techniques, even if they are unlawful in nature. But their eventual fallout is chronicled in the second trailer of the film. Fox Star Hindi shared the second trailer of Bombay Velvet on Facebook:
Star Cast and crewActors : Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar, Raveena Tandon
Writer : Anurag Kashyap, S.Thanikachalam
Director : Anurag Kashyap
Producer : Phantom Films, Fox Star Studios
Music : Amit Trivedi
Studio : Fox Star Studios, Phantom Films
Release DateBombay Velvet is all set for release on May 15, 2015.