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.
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.
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.
PosterThe makers of Bombay Velvet have now unveiled the first poster of the movie. Wearing a suit and sporting a messy hairdo, Ranbir can be seen shooting guns in the poster. The actor will be seen cage fighting in the movie for which he underwent high intensity boxing training to shoot for the part in Sri Lanka.
TrailerFor those who were eagerly waiting to watch the trailer of Bombay Velvet, here's some good news. The first trailer of the Anurag Kashyap film starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar is out! The film which will see KJo play a baddie has all the flavours of a complete entertainer. It has both action and romance. As Johnny (Ranbir) and Rosie (Anushka), the two are bound to set the silverscreen ablaze with their sizzling hot chemistry.
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.