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Bombay Velvet Teasers, Trailers, Video & Songs
Based on Prof Gyan Prakash's highly acclaimed book, Bombay Fables, Bombay Velvet was a Bollywood movie by Anurag Kashyap, who is recognized as the forerunner of independent cinema in India. The movie was set in 1960s ‘Bombay’ and had Ranbir Kapoor essaying the lead role of Johny Balraj with Anushka Sharma as his love-interest, apart from popular director Karan Johar debuting as an actor. The movie traced the story a poor, yet ambitious young man, who wants to make it big in the City of Dreams.
During this journey, he encounters the edgy businessman, Khambatta, who teaches him about this ruthless gamble, and also falls in love with the wannabe-singer, Rosie. He manages to break into the elite club and eventually becomes obsessed with fame, money, and power, in spite of repeated warnings from his loved ones. The trailer gives us a peek into the glorious old Bombay, which was entirely recreated and set up in Sri Lanka, with amazing detail. The movie was in the making for five long years and was the director’s dream project.
The trailer has everything ranging from dances, chasing sequences, explosions, music and love. The musical score for the movie, by Amit Trivedi, was especially given rave reviews and is still considered to be a classic album. While the huge canvas and effect with which the movie was made was hugely appreciated, neither the story nor the narration met the expectations of the audience and critics.