Actor Ranbir Kapoor as daredevil Johnny Balraj in “Bombay Velvet” is over with the release of the film’s first poster.
The poster introduces Ranbir’s character, who is a boxer and street-fighter.
“HELLO! I AM JOHNNY BALRAJ. NICE TO MEET YOU.”
Based on Gyan Prakash’s book Mumbai Fables, the film explores Mumbai in the early 1950s and 1960s.
Actress Anushka Sharma, who plays Ranbir’s love interest in the film.
Helmed by Anurag Kashyap, the film is jointly produced by Phantom Films and Fox Star India, and is set for a May 15 release.
The film will also see filmmaker Karan Johar playing a negative role for the first time.
The latest whispers suggest Kashyap and his team are losing sleep over the mammoth post-production work of the ambitious film, said to be riding a budget of around Rs 90 crore.