Welcome to An American’s Guide to Bollywood. We’re two Americans who love Indian movies and want to help others do the same. Each episode we review an Indian movie from an American perspective, tell you how accessible it is to a westerner, where you can watch it, and if you might like it.

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The Podcast

Episode 42: Omkara

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2006 drama Omkara, adaptation of Othello. This film is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj with songs by Vishal Bhardwaj and Gulzar. It stars Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Vivek Oberoi, and Naseeruddin Shah. Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for adults. Other names mentioned in the episode are Maqbool, Irrfan …

Episode 41: War

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2019 action film War about a soldier whose mentor goes rogue. This film is directed by Siddharth Anand with songs by Vishal–Shekhar. It stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. Recommended for beginners. Rated for young teens. Other names mentioned in the episode are Aamir Khan, Dhoom 3, 3 Idiots, Jackie …


Hannah & Rose are two sisters who are just as awesome as they sound. Hannah spends her days looking at trees and Rose spends her days looking at computer screen but they both spend their nights watching Indian movies. They can commonly be found in yarn shops, hanging off silks, and in fancy grocery stores but their natural habitat is the movie theater.

Hear more of Hannah & Rose at their other podcast More Is More.


Comments? Suggestions? Just seen an Indian movie you have to tell someone about? Tell us! E-mail us at moreismorepodcast@gmail.com.