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We are Flo and Tanvi! Join us as we talk about Hindi movies aka Bollywood. Each season, we will talk about specific categories like Marital Dramas, Family Saga etc. We are not critics (thank god for that!), we pick a movie and talk about our favorite songs, favorite scenes, gossip and why we picked that movie for that category - All served with a side of nostalgia!

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We are Flo and Tanvi! Join us as we talk about Hindi movies aka Bollywood. Each season, we will talk about specific categories like Marital Dramas, Family Saga etc. We are not critics (thank god for that!), we pick a movie and talk about our favorite songs, favorite scenes, gossip and why we picked that movie for that category - All served with a side of nostalgia!

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Candid and Interesting

By Anita from Dubai - Nov 20 2018
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Not exposed to a lot of podcasts - but am so excited about this one! It has the perfect combination of movie review, movie synopsis whilst integrating fashion, history and some interesting information on Bollywood! Flo and Tanvi’s conversations are candid and make you feel that you are sitting in the same room with them- I sometimes feel like interjecting and being part of the same conversation! The natural flow of the podcast makes this addictive and keep waiting for the new ones to be released! Keep it up girls!

Love love love

By Rpatel1227 - Nov 15 2018
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Tanvi and Flo... love you guys for coming out with this podcast! I love listening to it again and again! It is like rewatching the movies through this podcast! I love watching old movies and thank you so much for introducing some awesome movies! I love listening to your podcast before and after watching a movie! Please come back soon with season 4 sooon!!!!

iTunes Ratings

18 Ratings
Average Ratings
17
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1

Candid and Interesting

By Anita from Dubai - Nov 20 2018
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Not exposed to a lot of podcasts - but am so excited about this one! It has the perfect combination of movie review, movie synopsis whilst integrating fashion, history and some interesting information on Bollywood! Flo and Tanvi’s conversations are candid and make you feel that you are sitting in the same room with them- I sometimes feel like interjecting and being part of the same conversation! The natural flow of the podcast makes this addictive and keep waiting for the new ones to be released! Keep it up girls!

Love love love

By Rpatel1227 - Nov 15 2018
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Tanvi and Flo... love you guys for coming out with this podcast! I love listening to it again and again! It is like rewatching the movies through this podcast! I love watching old movies and thank you so much for introducing some awesome movies! I love listening to your podcast before and after watching a movie! Please come back soon with season 4 sooon!!!!
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Movie Wala Podcast

Latest release on May 18, 2020

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Rank #1: 3: S4E3: Chashme Buddoor (1981) - Top 10 Comedy

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Chashme Buddoor is a 1981 romantic comedy-buddy film starring Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Rakesh Bedi, Ravi Baswani and Saeed Jaffrey. The film is directed by Sai Paranjpye and produced by Gul Anand and his sister Jayshree Anand – Makhija. The film is about three students; Siddharth (Farooq Shaikh), Omi (Rakesh Bedi) and Jai (Ravi Baswani) at Delhi University, who don't go home during summer vacation and how a girl Neha (Deepti Naval) comes into their lives. (Source:Wikipedia) You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

     We talk about Delhi

    We talk about men's fashion in the 80s and Deepti Naval's delhi chic-ness

    All the scenes that makes fun of itself and typical bollywood movies.

Quotables:

We have to talk about Delhi, my first love - Tanvi

Their outfit were not filmy..it was very relatable - Tanvi

It just captured the soul of Delhi - Flo

The ghazal they are listening in the very first scene sets the tone for all the songs to follow - Flo

Jan 21 2019

35mins

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Rank #2: Zoya Akhtar, the director - Just Because We Can

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In this supplement episode, we talk about Zoya Akhtar. Listen to us as we dive into her four movies Luck By Chance, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara, Dil Dhadakne Do and Gully Boy. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.
Podcast Episode Summary:
  • We have strong feelings about the dog's voice over in Dila Dhadakne Do
  • We talk about Zoya's placement of songs in her movies
  • We talk about her unique point of view and how she refuses to compromise
Quotables:

I came at it a little skeptical, like she comes form this industry - Anisha

All her movies make a comment on society without hammering it on your head - Tanvi

I am just happy that Zoya exists - Flo

Dec 09 2019

51mins

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Rank #3: 1: S2E1 - Mother India - Top 10 Family Dramas

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Mother India - directed by Mehboob Khan and starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, and Raaj Kumar- Mother India is an epic drama about pverty-stricken Radha and her struggles to raise her sons. In this episode, we talk about what a dream role this was fro Nargis, Sanjay Dutt and how we can never stand up to any of these tests in life ;)You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

• We talk about Nargis' physical beauty and more so, her physical strength and the way she was potrayed

• We talk about the connection between a scene in Vaastav and Mother India

• We talk about the off screen love story on the sets (We are romantics at heart ;)

Quotables:

I felt like I would not stand up to any of these standards set by the character Radha - Tanvi

I don't think any other movie after this has spoken about being a single mom as well as this movie has done - Flo

We were so charmed by little Birju - Tanvi

I love it when I know that off screen they were also falling in love - Flo

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Apr 26 2018

32mins

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Rank #4: Ranveer Singh, the actor - Just Because We Can With A Special Guest

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In this supplement episode, we talk about Ranveer Singh, with our listener Veronique, who also picked the movies we are discussing. We talk about Lootera, Band Baaja Baaraat and Dil Dhadakne Do. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

    We talk about why we are cynical about filmfare awards

    We wonder if we would be friends with him IRL

    We talk about he is so giving as an actor, in all the roles he plays

    We talk about his amazing skill of morphing into the characters he takes on

Quotables:

I didn't really know how big a star he was, when I watched his debut movie just last year - Veronique   

We had no idea what he would become when we watched him for the first time in Banda baaja baarat - Flo

I backed the right horse with Ranveer Singh - Tanvi

I usually don't enjoy movies that don't end well but.. - Veronique

Apr 29 2019

44mins

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Rank #5: 9: S2E9 - Hum Aapke Hain Kaun - Top 10 Family Dramas

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Hum Aapke Hain Koun - directed by Sooraj Barjatya, the film stars Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Renuka Shahane in pivotal roles. This is a story about a big fat Indian wedding and it celebrates the Indian wedding traditions and the relationship between the families . You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

 Podcast Episode Summary:

• We talk about Indian weddings and wonder if this movie changed the whole wedding landscape

• We talk about Tanvi's huge self-realization of her being a Salman Khan fan ;)

• We talk about how we don't have a single criticism for this movie

Quotables:

The re-watchability is so high - Tanvi

It’s a gateway to how an indian wedding is  – Flo

I realize now that I was not a Salman Khan fan..I am a Prem fan – Tanvi

She manages to make even the tacky dance steps so graceful…That’s her  - Flo

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Jun 19 2018

34mins

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Rank #6: 10: S5E10: Dil Toh Pagal Hai (1997) - Top 10 Love Triangles

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Dil To Pagal Hai is a 1997 Indian drama film directed by Yash Chopra, starring Sharukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Karisma Kapoor. DIL TO PAGAL HAI is the story of Rahul (Shahrukh Khan), who does not believe in love. Rahul fails to understand how two people can spend their lives together. It is the story of Pooja (Madhuri Dixit), who believes that there is someone who is made for her and she is destined to meet that person. It is also the story of Nisha (Karisma Kapoor) who believes that love is friendship and one day her dream will come true. Dil To Pagal Hai is a grand musical about passionate people with dreams. Will their dreams come true? Will they find their true love?(Source:ImdB) You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.
Podcast Episode Summary:
  • We talk about the amazing opening sequence
  • We talk about Yash Chopra's sense of style for the women in his movies
  • We talk about why Sharukh is called the king of romance 
  • We talk about how cool Karisma's character in this movie was
Quotables:
This could as well be my go-to video to watch when I am feeling crappy - Flo
They are the spice girls generation - Tanvi
I am glad that at one time I was innocent enough to believe in this - Tanvi
I feel like Karisma's character was too cool for Sharukh's character - Flo

Aug 19 2019

45mins

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Rank #7: 5: S3E5 - Ittefaq (1969) - Top 10 Suspense/Thriller

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Ittefaq is a Hindi film directed by Yash Chopra. The film stars Rajesh Khanna in the lead with Nanda, Bindu, Madan Puri and Iftekhar playing supporting roles. Taking place almost entirely over the course of one stormy night, a woman (played by Nanda) is terrified when an accused murderer (played by Rajesh Khanna) escapes from a mental hospital and seeks refuge in her home,  A detective seeks out the truth between two different stories of a crime scene (Source:IMDb) You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

    We talk about the simplicity of story telling

    We talk about the gorgeous retro products we noticed

    We talk about the super stardom of Rajesh Khanna

Quotables:

This movie was the turning point for Yash chopra..where he realized he wanted to work on romance genre - Tanvi

You can tell by the intro credits that the world is nearing the dawn of the 70s - Flo

So soothing..listening to that it gave a feeling of home - Tanvi

You can't romanticize this particular situation they are in - Flo

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Oct 02 2018

29mins

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Rank #8: S1E2 - Guide - Quintessential Hindi Movie

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The second movie on our list of Top 10 Quintessential Hindi movie series is none other than the classic, Guide - Directed by Vijay Anand and starring Dev Anand, Waheeda Rahman and Kishore Sahu. Join us as we talk about the gorgeous sarees of Waheeda Rahman, beautiful songs and Dev Anand’s hug! 

Podcast Episode Summary:

• We talk about the snake dance (pic above)  and what happens when a classical dance is done right

PS: Google this dance on youtube and fall in love with Waheeda Rahman’s grace

• We talk about Dev Anand’s charm and his effortless acting

• We talk about how RK Narayan really felt about his book being remade into this movie

• We talk about how progressive this movie is and wonder if we have regressed as a society

Quotables:

“I would probably trip over” - Flo

“This is [...]

Feb 06 2018

29mins

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Rank #9: Gulzar, the director - Just Because We Can

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In this supplement episode, we talk about this amazing poet, writer, Director Gulzar. Listen to us as we dive into his three movies Koshish, Mausam and Aandhi. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

• We talk about why picked these specific movies (answer: Just because we could ;))

•We talk about how he translates relationships on screen

•We talk about the power of words and he is who he is because of his beautiful way with words

•We talk about the absence of background sound and how that is a feature of most great movies

Quotables:

I am who I am because of Gulzar's words - Tanvi

He explores the what could-have-beens and the would-have-beens in relationships - Flo

He knows what he wants to do and he is adamant - Tanvi

She needs very little extra "effect" to transform into this other person - Flo

Jul 24 2018

46mins

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Rank #10: Shekhar Kapur, the director - Just Because We Can

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In this supplement episode, we talk about this man of few films (but, what great films), Shekhar Kapur. Listen to us as we dive into his three movies Masoom, Mr India, and Bandit Queen. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

• We talk about how flawlessly he does movies that belong to different genres

•We talk about how the few films he has made have such a huge impact on pop culture

•We talk about Sridevi

•We talk about how he portrayed women in his cinema

Quotables:

He is one of those eccentric directors - Tanvi

How diverse are his movies..like what is he? - Flo

He knew just how to pick the right people for the project - Flo

We did not celebrate her enough while she was alive - Tanvi

Aug 14 2018

40mins

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Rank #11: 11: S06E11: Shaan (1980) - Sexy, Angry Amitabh Bachchan

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Asim, our friend from the Khandaan podcast as we talk about Shaan. Shaan (English: Pride) is a 1980 Indian action thriller film. The film was directed by Ramesh Sippy, with a story written by Salim-Javed.  The story is about two brothers (Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor) go after the international mafia kingpin who murdered their cop brother. They are later joined by another man who wants revenge against the gangster Shatrugan Sinha. (Source:Imdb). You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.
Podcast Episode Summary:
  • We talk about comparisons between Shaan and Sholay
  • We talk about minority representation in Cinema
  • We talk about all the big villains of the 70s and the 80s


Quotables:
We were lucky to see both peak Amitabh and peak Khan period - Asim
He puts life into characters that may seem caricature-ish - Tanvi
I could not see Amitabh with Dharmendra or Amjad Khan. I wanted Shashi Kapoor - Flo

Mar 23 2020

52mins

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Rank #12: S1E7 - Maine Pyar Kiya - Quintessential Hindi Movie

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Maine Pyar Kiya - Directed by Sooraj Barjatya and starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree, Maine Pyar Kiya is as quintessential as it gets when it comes to 80’s-90’s Hindi Cinema. So, it was a delight to talk about the gorgeous 90’s Salman Khan, his leather jacket and Rajshri Production’s choice to repeat the wardrobe in their movies.

You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube.

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Bhagyashree’s wardrobe and makeup was blah, but we lo [...]

Mar 13 2018

25mins

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Rank #13: S1E8 - Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge - Quintessential Hindi Movie

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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge - Directed by Aditya Chopra and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, Dilwale Dulhani Le Jayenge is one of the greatest love stories ever told in Indian cinema. This movie changed the career graph of Shah Rukh Khan and catapulted him to the romantic hero of Bollywood that he is now. In this episode, we talk about the unusual colors Manish Malhotra used for Kajol’s traditional outfits, how DDLJ was the first movie that exclusively catered to the NRI audience and hear us sigh..A LOT thinking about the charming Raj a.k.a Shah Rukh Khan.

You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube.

You can also list [...]

Mar 20 2018

36mins

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Rank #14: 8: S2E8 - Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar - Top 10 Family Dramas

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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar - directed by Mansoor Khan, the film stars Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori and  in pivotal roles. This is a coming-of-age story set in a small town of Dehradun and it revolves around a set of friends and deals with college rivalry and cycling . You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

• We talk about the perfect casting

• We talk about why Mansoor Khan should definitely drop his cheese making hobby and get abck to making more movies

• We talk about what this movie means to each of us

Quotables:

The best thing about having you own podcast is you can talk about whatever you want - Tanvi

It’s so hard to be relevant when you are that old, but he did it – Flo

I know Pehla Nasha gets all the credit in this movie, but this is my favourite song in this movie – Tanvi

We need to hunt her down and get her on on our podcast - Flo

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Jun 12 2018

40mins

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Rank #15: S1E10 - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam - Quintessential Hindi Movie

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Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam- Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Ajay Devgan - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is a story about young love and love after marriage. In this episode, we talk about Ajay Devgan’s brooding looks, Manushi Chillar and wonder if Salman Khan is the first Khan to fart on screen. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

We talk about  Sanjay Leela Bhansali pre-Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and post-Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and see how it has changed
 

We talk about Mills & Boon
 

We talk about how SLB took the audience for a ride (geographically)  and got away with it 
 

< [...]

Apr 03 2018

34mins

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Rank #16: 1: S5E1: Andaz (1949) - Top 10 Love Triangles

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Andaz (English: Style) is a 1949 Indian Bollywood film, directed by Mehboob Khan, with music by Naushad. The film stars Dilip Kumar, Nargis and Raj Kapoor in a love triangle, with Cukoo and Murad in supporting roles. Nina (Nargis) is the rich and spoiled daughter of a rich businessman. One day while horse-riding she loses control of her horse and is rescued by a young man named Dilip (Dilip Kumar). Dilip falls in love with her but Nina is already engaged and gets married to Rajan (Raj Kapoor). Would this cause a strain in their relationships? You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.
Podcast Episode Summary:
  • We talk about depiction of modern India
  • We talk about character arcs that took the easy way out
  • We talk about if it is ok to cut out problematic dialogues and re-release them
Quotables:
This movie released two years after the independence..let that sink in - Tanvi
The decor was so classily and elegantly done - Flo
And all of them talk to each other in riddles - Tanvi
And then..the story took a deep dive - Flo

Jun 17 2019

37mins

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Rank #17: S1E9 - Kuch Kuch Hota Hai - Quintessential Hindi Movie

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 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai - Directed by Karan Johar and starring Sharukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherjee - Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is a love story, where the daughter plays the matchmaker between her dad and his friend from college. In this episode, we talk about the cringe worthy fashion in the first half, Rani Mukherjee’s charisma and wonder if this college even exists on Planet Earth.

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We talk about Fashion and how much we cringed just [...]

Mar 27 2018

32mins

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Rank #18: 8: S4E8: Andaz Apna Apna (1994) - Top 10 Comedy

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Andaz Apna Apna is a 1994 Indian comedy film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, starring Aamir Khan, Salman khan, Karishma Kapoor, Raveena Tandon, Paresh Rawal and Shakti Kapoor in the lead roles. Amar (aamir Khan) and Prem (Salman Khan) belong to middle-class families but dream big. Both of them hope to win over Raveena, a multimillionaire's daughter and along the way, they run into a local gangster, Teja (Paresh Rawal). (Src:Wikipedia) You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

    We talk about all the self-references in the movie and how it is the best Homage to Hindi movies

    We talk about THE best cameo ever

    We talk about Shashi Tharoor ;)

    We talk about how this movie is a museum of everything Bollywood up until 2000

Quotables:

I was still laughing even though I knew exactly what was going to happen - Flo

We are lucky to be 90s kids - Tanvi

I was definitely paying more attentions what these two guys were wearing - Tanvi

His 90s Salman face is what sells this scene - Flo

Feb 25 2019

41mins

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Rank #19: 9: S3E9 - Gupt (1997) - Top 10 Suspense/Thriller

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Gupt is a Hindi film directed by Rajiv Rai. The film stars Bobby Deol, Manisha Koirala and Kajol. Sahil Sinha (Bobby Deol) is in love with Isha (Kajol) and wants to marry her. However, his tyrannical father, Jaisingh (Raj Babbar), insists that he marry the girl he has hand-picked. And when Jaisingh turns up dead, Sahil, is viewed as the prime suspect. Sahil manages to escape from prison and goes looking for the real killer.(Source:Wikipedia) You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

    We talk about how wardrobe in the 90s did not put too much thought into character building

    We talk about all the 90s cliches

    We talk about the soundtrack that still sounds good and relevant

Quotables:

I think it's the idea of Gupta that I liked - Flo

It's the most bizarre meet cute - Tanvi

In 90s, there was no acting..Everything had to be spelled out - Tanvi

It was the most basic way of story telling ...to a 2 year old - Flo

Oct 30 2018

32mins

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Rank #20: 10: S2E10 - Monsoon Wedding - Top 10 Family Dramas

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Monsoon Wedding - directed by Mira Nair, the film stars  Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shah, Vasundhara Das, Vijay Raaz, Tillotama Shome in pivotal roles. This is a story revolves around an Indian wedding that's about to take place an the days preceding to that . You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.

Podcast Episode Summary:

• We talk about he crazy number of relatives in an Indian family and how we don't even know half of them

• We talk about our love for Delhi, Delhi and more Delhi

• We talk about pre- 2000's India  and how this movie perfectly reflects that

Quotables:

I want to just accept all cities as they are..but it is so hard for me to let go of this love for delhi - Tanvi

While we were watching the movie..we were so confused with all the relationships..which is exactly how Indian families are in real life..so the chaos was perfect – Flo

There’s no discrimination between sexes when they (Indian families) tell you what do career wise – Tanvi

Don’t you love Delhi fashion..ahh - Flo

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Jun 26 2018

31mins

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