Title Bombay Talkies
Cast Rani Mukherjee, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Sidiqui
Director Karan Johar
Karan Johar: Gayatri (Rani Mukerji) is the sexually repressed wife of Dev (Randeep Hooda), who doesn’t seem much interested in exercising his conjugal rights. Gayatri’s junior at work is Avinash (Saqib Saleem), who openly declares that he is gay and wins over Gayatri with his ‘over-familiarity’.
Things however get complicated when she invites him over to his place for dinner and Avinash makes is clear that he has set his heart on Dev, who openly scoffs at gays and the younger generation.
Dibakar Banerjee: Purandar (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) is a member of the lower-middle class part of Mumbai, who stays in a Lalbaug chawl and dreams of making it big in life. Purandar has tried everything from emu farming to applying for security jobs.
However, what many not know is that in his native place Sangli, Purandar was considered a talented theatre actor. So what happens when Purandar stumbles onto a film set and is offered a small role by a hassled director looking for a last minute replacement?