|Speculations have been rife that Katrina Kaif and Zoya Akhtar are itching to work together after Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Little surprise that Kat is the one finalized for a special role in the Zoya Akhtar-directed segment in the omnibus film Bombay Talkies -- an ode to Indian cinema.
As per sources, Katrina Kaif and Zoya Akhtar became good friends after working in ZNMD, and Zoya promised Kat that they will work again soon. And now it’s confirmed! Katrina Kaif will play herself in Zoya Akhtar’s segment of Bombay Talkies, which is a compilation of four short films, marking the hundred years of Indian cinema.
In the movie, Katrina will play muse to a young boy fascinated by her. It’s the tale of a smitten fan and how in the end he gets to meet his favourite star in person.
The story of the film may also remind the cine buffs of Jaya Bachchan’s 70s hit film Guddi. Also, Shahrukh Khan’s film Om Shanti Om too showed a similar storyline as Shahrukh’s character was smitten with the movie star Shanti Priya, played by Deepika Padukone.
Bombay Talkies comprises of four different short films directed by filmmakers Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap and Zoya Akhtar.
While Karan Johar is making a film about a director, who sells love through cinema, Anurag Kashyap’s film has Amitabh Bachchan in main role.