Bombay Talkies
Bombay Talkies (2013)

One hundred years of Hindi cinema is celebrated in four short stories showcasing the power of film.

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Genre: Drama
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Jay Weissberg

Less a nod to the past than a wave to a quartet of young helmers, these diverse shorts would work better as stand-alones, since grouping them together detracts from their individual merits and makes them feel even slighter than warranted.

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Srijana Mitra Das
The Times of India

BT's a good experiment, celebrating movies, mindsets and Mumbai's moods.

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Deborah Young
Hollywood Reporter

They are of varying interest, but the overall impression they leave is watching a Bollywood sampler without the song and dance, a committee project with an impressive budget but little heart.

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Tim Grierson
Screen International

A consistent charmer, the Indian omnibus Bombay Talkies is vibrant and colourful, that rare portmanteau film where the whole is more than the sum of its likeable parts.

Anupama Chopra
Hindustan Times

Bombay Talkies is a unique experiment that works very well. The collaboration between four leading directors suggests a confidence that was rare in the industry even a decade ago. I believe that things can only get better from here on.

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Rachit Gupta

A fitting tribute.

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