A special song featuring in "Bombay Talkies", a much-anticipated film which marks 100 years of Indian Cinema, will bring together B-Town biggies -Shah Ruhk Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi Boney Kapoor on screen.
The song titled "Apna Bombay Talkies" will also feature Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Anil Kapoor and Juhi Chawla.
Ex-flames Shahid Kapoor-Priyanka Chopra and Ranbir Kapoor-Deepika Padukone will also share screen space for the song with Ranveer Singh, Imran Khan and Sonam Kapoor and "Student of the Year" fames Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra.
The song boasts of being unique in a number of ways. It brings together Shah Rukh and Aamir on screen together for the first time. Another highlight of the song is that 20 singers including Sunidhi Chauhan, SP Balasubramaniam, Abhijeet, Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Shaan, Sonu Nigam, Sudesh Bhonsle, Shreya Ghosal, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Udit Narayan, Mohit Chauhan, Shilpa Rao, KK and Sukhwinder Singh amongst others have lend their voice for the song.
"Apna Bombay Talkies", whcih was shot over a period of one month, was choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant. According to reports, the team behind the song followed some strict guidelines regarding the actors' attire. All male actors will be seen in black tuxedos, while actresses will don golden outfits. All the artistes have reportedly shot their portion of the song separately.
"Bombay Talkies", which brings four short films directed by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar, stars Rani Mukherji, Amitabh Bachchan, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saqib Saleem and Sadashiv Amrapurkar. The movie will hit screens on 3 May and will also be screened at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
The special song in "Bombay Talkies" has been in the news for quite a while. It was said that Salman Khan was approached for the song but he declined citing date issues. Rumours were doing the rounds that Salman refused to accept the offer due to issues with Shah Rukh.
Check out the Video :