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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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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

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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!

Rank #1: 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 #2: 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

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Feb 06 2018

29mins

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Rank #3: 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 #4: Ashutosh Gowariker, the director - Just Because We Can

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In this supplement episode, we talk about Ashutosh Gowariker, who made it big with Lagaan. Listen to us as we dive into his three movies Lagaan, Swades and Jodhaa Akbar. 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 authentic his set designs are and how they take you into the world the stories are set in

    We talk about how he writes women characters

    We talk about how he used AR Rahman for all these three movies and how different the sounds are in all three movies

    Does he deliver a social message through each movie and if sometimes it feels like he tries to convey too many things at the same time

Quotables:

Lagaan had a very interesting setup of a sports movie but set during british India  - Flo

He went to every leading actor of that time and everyone refused to do the movie - Tanvi

The first time I watched Swades, I didn't like it - Tanvi

It's hard to forget that they are not Aish and Hrithik, but they do just that - Flo

Nov 27 2018

43mins

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Rank #5: 6: S5E6: Arth (1982) - Top 10 Love Triangles

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Arth (English: Meaning) is a 1982 Indian drama film directed by Mahesh Bhatt, starring Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Raj Kiran and Rohini Hattangadi. A film-maker (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) who is having an extra-marital affair with an actress (Smita Patil) decides to leave his wife (Shabana Azmi). Arth is the story of this women's search for her identity.  
Podcast Episode Summary:

  • We talk about parallel cinema queens Smita Patil and Shabana Azmi
  • We talk about Mahesh Bhatt and his art of marrying commercial and parallel cinema
  • We talk about three different marriages that are portrayed in the movie


Quotables:
Even though she is an actress, she is still wearing wearable clothes - Tanvi
The house was filled with wicker furniture..even the couch felt very lived in - Flo
Ghazals were not a part of hindi movies per se - Tanvi
The way he had shown the bond between Shabana and her maid - Flo

Jul 22 2019

33mins

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Rank #6: 3: S5E3: Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962) - Top 10 Love Triangles

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Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is a 1962 Indian Hindi film produced by Guru Dutt and directed by Abrar Alvi. A lowly servant, Bhootnath (Guru Dutt) gets close to the wife (Meena Kumari) of his employer, and narrates her story through his eyes and perspective. 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.
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  • We talk about the courtesan dancers and the beauty of Madhubala
  •  We talk about why they would show independent but never let them be and instead give them a crutch to fall back and get regressive
  • We wonder if anyone can even replicate that charisma that yesteryear actors had
Quotables:
He doesn't see his wife as a desirable woman - Flo

I saw the movie for what it was - Tanvi

I just LOVED her makeup and her nose pin - Tanvi

I would go back watch these specific scenes between Madhubala and her husband - Flo

Jul 01 2019

37mins

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Rank #7: 11: S3E11 - Wrap Up Episode - Top 10 Suspense/Thriller

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We are wrapping up our Top 10 Suspense/Thriller series with this episode. In this episode, we talk about the common thread running through all the movies, the reason we picked these movies and read out some of the lovely reviews you guys have left for us. 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 no-music movies

    We talk about all the character actors in these movies and how their roles were so well written

    We are reading the reviews

    We have loads of spoilers and talk about all the tropes that were used

Quotables:

"100 days was so bad that we invented a scale of how bad a movie could be"- Flo

"90s was bad for everything on all levels" - Tanvi

"And that's where I know that a woman wrote the story" - Tanvi

"Let's just wonder about Javed Jaffery..He had potential"- Flo

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Nov 13 2018

46mins

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Rank #8: 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 #9: 7: S4E7: Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993) - Top 10 Comedy

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Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke is a 1993 Indian romantic comedy-drama film, directed by Mahesh Bhatt and produced by Tahir Hussain, starring Juhi Chawla and Aamir Khan in the lead roles, with Sharokh Bharucha and Kunal Khemu in supporting roles. After death of his sister and husband Rahul (Aamir Khan) is given custody of their three kids Sunny ,Vicky ,Munni and also their garment business. The story is about how Rahul manges to do both with a little unexpected help from Vijayanti (Juhi Chawla). 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 feminism in the movie

    We talk about the cutie pie that Aamir was in the 90s

    We talk about ALL the 90s spotting throughout the movie

Quotables:

This was the beginning of basing the titles of the movies from old hindi songs - Tanvi

You just hear the doordarshan music - Flora

One thing about the 90s songs..You can't forward them - Flora

This is one of my favourite fantasy song - Tanvi

Feb 18 2019

44mins

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Rank #10: 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 #11: 10: S4E10: Hera Pheri (2000) - Top 10 Comedy

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Hera Pheri (English: Chicanery) is a 2000 Indian Hindi-language comedy film directed by Priyadarshan starring Sunil Shetty, Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal and Tabu. Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they receive a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.(Src: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 how the dynamics change in the Hindi version

    We talk about people who are age like fine wine..Tabu and Sunil Shetty

    We talk about the interesting casting

Quotables:

This is like Koffee with Karan now - Flo

There are things that Aksahy Kumar says in a very Akshay Kumar way - Tanvi

When I think of Paresh Rawal, I think of him in that white banyan with sleeves. Is it just me? - Flo

I remember when it came out, I found it hilarious - Tanvi

Mar 11 2019

30mins

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Rank #12: 4: S4E4: Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983) - Top 10 Comedy

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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (Devnagari: जाने भी दो यारों, English: Just Let It Go, Friends) is a 1983 Hindi comedy film directed by Kundan Shah and produced by NFDC. It is a dark satire on the rampant corruption in Indian politics, bureaucracy, news media and business, and stars an ensemble cast including Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapur, Satish Shah, Satish Kaushik, Bhakti Barve and Neena Gupta.(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 comedy with a purpose and social commentary

    We talk about all the different layers to the story.

    We talk about all the names that have gone on to become such notable personalities in Hindi cinema..both actors and people who worked behind the scenes of this movie.

Quotables:

In this movie, everybody went on to do such great things - Tanvi

But now, I am seeing so many layers to it - Flo

This is where Satish Kaushik started his career - Tanvi

It is still fresh and relevant - Flo

Jan 28 2019

36mins

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Rank #13: 2: S2E2 - Waqt - Top 10 Family Dramas

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Waqt- directed by Yash Chopra and starring an ensemble cast of Sunil Dutt, Raaj Kumar, Sadhana, Balraj Sahni, Sharmila Tagore and Achala Sachdev. It is a story about a huge family that gets seperated due to unforeseen circumstances and how they find their way back to each other.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 sleepy Bombay of the 60s

• We talk about the connection between DDLJ and this movie. Let's see if you can guess the connection ;)

• We talk about how dialogue delivery, dance moves etc were so soft and subtle and wonder why we hardly see a slow dance number between the leads

Quotables:

I wonder what was going on in Achala Sachdev's mind when that song comes up in DDLJ - Tanvi

They didn't use music to manipulate the audience - Flo

Who is to say this can't happen in real life- Tanvi

This has masala in the right amount- Flo

May 01 2018

30mins

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Rank #14: 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 
 

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Apr 03 2018

34mins

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Rank #15: 10: S3E10 - Kaun (1999) - Top 10 Suspense/Thriller

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Kaun is a Hindi film directed by Ram Gopal Verma. The film stars Urmila Matondkar, Manoj Bajpayee and Sushant Singh. A young woman (Urmila Matondkar), home alone, is watching the news of a serial killer on television when the doorbell rings.(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 Urmila's dress and the 90's hair clip

    We talk about Sandeep chowta's music, which automatically starts playing in your head when you think of some of hissongs

    We talk about Manish Malhotra's role in Bollywood

Quotables:

This is a 90s movie which we actually loved-  Tanvi

You know that fashion is good when it's timeless - Flo

I think that this is her best genre - Flo

She's cute but she's scary..Her face is such a dichotomy - Tanvi

Nov 06 2018

29mins

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Rank #16: 5: S4E5: Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986) - Top 10 Comedy

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Chameli Ki Shaadi is a 1986 Bollywood comedy film directed by Basu Chatterjee starring Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh. Charandas is unemployed and commits himself to be a wrestler ,but when Charandas meets Chameli, who is from a different caste, all hell breaks loose. 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 Amrita Singh's character in this movie, and wonder if she is the first feminist charcter in this genre?

    We talk about Pre- Jhakaas anil kapoor

    We talk about all the unique names of the characters in this movie

Quotables:

I have noticed that starting credits throughout the series have been interesting - Tanvi

Everything looks very out of your own life without being out of your own life- Tanvi

My favourite is always the restaurant scene - Flo

There are these gems where the role has been written really well for the woman character as well - Flo

Feb 04 2019

33mins

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Rank #17: S1E4 - Love Story - Quintessential Hindi Movie

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Love Story - The movie that probably made the word “Heart throb” familiar to India in 1981. Directed by Rahul Rawail and introducing Kumar Gaurav and Vijeta Pandit, Love Story was the perfect launch pad for these young actors. Join us as we talk about the cuteness that is Kumar Gaurav, Tumblr blog dedicated to Kumar Gaurav and of course, 2017’s favorite word of India, Nepotism.

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• We talk about the go [...]

Feb 20 2018

28mins

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Rank #18: S1E6 - Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak - Quintessential Hindi Movie

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Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak - Directed by Mansoor Khan and starring Amir Khan and Juhi Chawla, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak is a contemporary adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. Join us as we talk about a very sweet cameo, the actor who plays Juhi Chawla’s friend in the movie and the evergreen songs that still make us smile.

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We talk about the old couple that jives like a dream in the song “Papa Kehte hain” song
 
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Mar 06 2018

35mins

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Rank #19: S1E5 - Ek Duje Ke Liye - Quintessential Hindi Movie

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Ek Duje Ke Liye - The epic romance between two states - way before a certain someone wrote a book Directed by K. Balachander and starring Kamal Haasan and Rati Agnihotri. Join us as we talk about the gorgeous Rati Agnihotri, the phenomenon that is Kamal Haasan and of course, fashion. 

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We talk about fashion in the movies and how actors in older mo [...]

Feb 27 2018

36mins

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Rank #20: 4: S2E4 - Amar Akbar Anthony - Top 10 Family Dramas

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Amar Akbar Anthony - directed and produced by Manmohan Desai, the film stars Vinod Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor opposite Shabana Azmi, Parveen Babi and Neetu Singh in the lead roles. It's a story of three brothers who are separated in childhood and adopted by three families of different faiths and how they are brought together after many years due to various circumstances. 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 Manmohan Desai who was an epitome of "Masala" in Hindi movies

• We talk about Parveen Bhabhi - Flo confused her with Zeenat Aman and how a lot of people do that

• We talk about stereotypes and how stereotypes need not be offensive always

Quotables:

I'd associate this movie with something like Tom and Jerry, in a good way - Tanvi

This song, eve now..it alwyas gets me in a happy mood - Flo

We are not singing..we are humming- Tanvi

I love these crossovers when it happens - Flo

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May 15 2018

33mins

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