clear clear
clear clear clear clear clear

BOMBAY TALKIES: Amitabh Bachchan's guard in Anurag Kashyap's segment

April 2, 2013 06:49:57 PM IST
updated April 3, 2013 12:52:25 PM IST
By Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

It seems the casting of BOMBAY TALKIES is packed with real people! After Karan Johar roped in YRF's peon's daughter, it was Anuarg Kashyap's turn to have people from real world in his short.


Anurag Kashyap has kept it real in the multi-director film, BOMBAY TALKIES. In his short film, Amitabh Bachchan, has played a significant role but also the security guard who mans the gate of the star's Juhu bungalow, Pratiksha.

A source says, ''Anurag's story revolves around a guy who wants to meet Amitabh Bachchan, as he's a big fan of the star. He lands up outside Bachchan's house every day to try and catch a glimpse of the star. And while trying to get closer to the house, the guard at the gate and the fan manage to interact.''

It seems Anurag did not want a professional actor to do this role. So he spoke to Bachchan and sought his permission to let him cast his real security guard in the film. Bachchan agreed, and as a result, the guard will now make his acting debut.

The film has been shot at various locations, including Pratiksha, which plays a crucial part in the story. Bachchan also allowed Anurag to shoot certain parts of the film inside his residence.

CHECK OUT: Karan Johar casts YRF peon's daughter in BOMBAY TALKIES

Producer Ashi Dua confirms the news, saying, ''Anurag was keen to keep everything around Pratiksha real. When we requested Mr Bachchan to allow his guard to play himself in the film too, he was happy with it.''

At the launch of the trailer of BOMBAY TALKIES, Anurag had said, ''The occasion to make this film is 100 years of cinema, but BOMBAY TALKIES is mainly about the impact cinema has in our everyday lives and how it is part of an Indian fan's life.''

BOMBAY TALKIES is comprised of four short films by directors Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Anurag Kashyap. It releases on May 3.


More related news

- Dharma: 35 years of Dostana with desire, passion and dreams - News
- Karan Johar launches BAHUBALI songs, admits 'classy' Producers' Guild represents Indian Film Industry - News
- Karan Johar: SHHUDDHI has crossed the making of BAHUBALI without being made - News
- Karan Johar: Salman Khan is one of our leading superstars & one of the finest people I know - News
- Karan Johar: Won't blame Anurag Kashyap for not getting acting offers post BOMBAY VELVET - News
- Karan Johar poses with his favourites ladies! - News
- Karan Johar: I've learnt to stop judging reality shows and start making movies - News
- Karan Johar admits he has no friends in Bollywood at BOMBAY VELVET trailer launch - News
- Karan Johar-Jacqueline Fernandez new BFFs of B-town? - News
- 16 yrs of KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI: 16 reasons that made Karan Johar's film a rage! - News
- Karan Johar to produce biopic on Hockey wizard Dhyan Chand!  - News
- Bollywood celebs wish 'Eid Mubarak'! - News
- Karan Johar ecstatic with his 'Students' hitting gold - News
- Karan Johar pokes fun at 'Student' Alia Bhatt! - News


 News Archives

Movie Reviews
  Hot Gallery
Bollywood celebs' hot magazine photoshoot
Bollywood celebs' hot magazine photoshoot
Worst Dressed Of The Week
Worst Dressed Of The Week
Best Dressed Of The Week
Best Dressed Of The Week
Babe Of The Day
Babe Of The Day

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.