Bombay Talkies to be screened at London Indian Film Festival
The fourth annual London Indian Film Festival to be held from July18- 25 will close with a special UK premier of Bombay Talkies, the conglomerate of four remarkable stories by celebrated directors Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banergee and Anurag Kashyap exploring 100 years of Indian Cinema.
Amit Kumar’s trigger happy Monsoon Shootout will be the red carpet UK Premiere opening night film of the festival, together with O2. This film is a version of nail-biting Sliding Doors meets a hyper-real cop thriller. Both films had a triumphant reception at the recent Cannes Film Festival.
The centrepiece ‘In conversation’ on Saturday 20th July at the BFI Southbank, will be with Actor Irrfan Khan, one of the very few Indians to straddle Hollywood, British and Indian cinema, talking to award-winning director of Senna, Asif Kapadia. Khan’s memorable film roles include BAFTA winner,The Warrior and Oscar winners, Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi and Hollywood biggies like The Amazing Spider-Man, The Darjeeling Limited and The Namesake, and Bollywood hits Life In A Metro, Mumbai Meri Jaan, New York and Paan Singh Tomar.