Bombay Talkies - External Reviews
Four short films. All work wonderfully at some level and don't work as well at other levels. Bombay Talkies worth a watch nevertheless.
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39 reviewers have given Bombay Talkies an average rating of 4.5/5.0 (?)
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So-So by Anna Vetticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies ...Half the battle for Bombay Talkies is won when it starts with these evocative words from the song Akkad bakkad by Swanand Kirkire, set to a lilting tune by Amit Trivedi and sung by the always wonderful Mohit Chauhan. It’s beautiful.... full review
Thumbs up by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...The third short, by Zoya Akhtar, was for me the best. Akhtar’s talent for expressive vignettes serves her wonderfully in this story that opens with touching declarations from children about what they want to become when they grow up. ... full review
Thumbs up by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...You may have a favorite amongst the four stories, because yes, this is cinema, and it touches different chords in different individuals. But there's no denying that 'Bombay Talkies' is a breath of fresh air - a wonderful gift to audiences on the 100th birthday of Indian cinema... full review