The festival is scheduled to take place in Cannes, France, May
15-26 and the two films will be screened in two different sections.
While Monsoon Shootout will be part of Midnight Screening,
Bombay Talkies will be showcased at the Gala Screening,
said a press statement on the official website of the film
Bombay Talkies, a bouquet of four stories, directed by
four directors - Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and
Karan Johar - is a tribute to the 100 years of Indian
Actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukherjee, Katrina Kaif,
Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui would be seen playing key roles
in the short stories.
Amit Kumar's Monsoon Shootout is the story of a rookie
Indian cop, who faces a suspected gangster in a dead-end and has to
decide whether to shoot him or not. Three separate scenarios
explore the impact of his decision on other people's lives.
Co-produced by Martijn de Grunt, Anurag Kashyap and Guneet
Monga, the film features Vijay Verma, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and
Baz Luhrmann directed The Great Gatsby, starring
Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire, will be the opening film,
which will also see Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan in a special
French crime drama Zulu will bring the curtains down on