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 16: Neerja

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2016 Sonam Kapoor film Neerja, about a flight attendant who protects her passengers during a hijack. This film is directed by Ram Madhvani with songs by Vishal Khurana and Prasoon Joshi. It stars Sonam Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Yogendra Tiku, and Abrar Zahoor Dhar. Recommended for beginners. Rated for older teenagers. …

Episode 15: Airlift

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2016 Akshay Kumar film Airlift, about the evacuation of 170,000 Indians from Kuwait at the beginning of the Gulf War. This film is directed by Raja Krishna Menon with songs by Amaal Mallik and Ankit Tiwari. It stars Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Kumud Mishra, and Prakash Belawadi. Recommended for beginners. …


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.