Episode 23: Mughal-E-Azam

Hannah & Rose discuss the 1960 historical film Mughal-E-Azam about the legendary romance between Salim, the son of Akbar the Great, and Anarkali. This film is directed by K. Asif with songs by Naushad. It stars Madhubala, Dilip Kumar, Prithviraj Kapoor, and Durga Khote.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for older children.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor.

The songs used in this episode are Prem Jogan Ban Ke, Ae Mohabbat Zindabad, and Teri Mehfil Mein. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Aśoka (2001)

Episode 22: Jodhaa Akbar

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2008 historical film Jodhaa Akbar about Akbar the Great, his wife Jodhaa, and their legendary romance. This film is directed by Ashutosh Gowariker with songs by A. R. Rahman. It stars Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Akshay Kumar, and Sonu Sood.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for older children.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Lagaan, Dhoom 2, and Amitabh Bachchan.

The songs used in this episode are Azeem-O-Shaan Shahenshah, In Lamhon Ke Daaman Mein, and Khwaja Mere Khwaja. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Mughal-E-Azam (1960)

Episode 21: I

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2015 Tamil film I about a bodybuilder turned supermodel and his tale of love and revenge. This film is directed by S. Shankar with songs by A. R. Rahman. It stars Vikram, Amy Jackson, and Suresh Gopi.

Recommended for advanced viewers. Rated for older teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Hrithik Roshan, Lagaan, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, and Shahid Kapoor.

The songs used in this episode are Pookkalae Sattru, Ennodu Nee Irundhaal, and Aila Aila. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Our upcoming series is of films are Historical Films and includes Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Aśoka (2001), Bajirao Mastani (2015), and Padmaavat (2018).

Episode 20: Enthiran & 2.0

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2010 and 2018 Tamil films Enthiran & 2.0 about a robotics scientist and his look-alike robot. These films are directed by S. Shankar with songs by A. R. Rahman. They star Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai, Akshay Kumar, and Amy Jackson.

Recommended for advanced viewers. Rated for older children.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Baahubali and Eega.

The songs used in this episode are Pudhiya Manidha, Kilimanjaro, and Endhira Logathu Sundariye. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: I (2015)

Episode 19: Eega

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2012 Telugu film Eega about a man was murdered, reincarnated as a fly, and out for revenge. This film is directed by S. S. Rajamouli with songs by M. M. Keeravani. It stars Sudeep, Nani, and Samantha.

Recommended for advanced viewers. Rated for older teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Baahubali, Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai, and Akshay Kumar.

The songs used in this episode are Eega Eega Eega, Nene Nani Ne, and Konchem Konchem. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Enthiran (2010) and 2.0 (2018)

Episode 18: Ghajini

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2008 Aamir Khan film Ghajini about a man who has lost his short-term memory and is trying to avenge the death of his fiancee. This film is directed by AR Murugadoss with songs by AR Rahman. It stars Aamir Khan, Asin, Pradeep Rawat, and Jiah Khan.

Recommended for advanced viewers. Rated for older teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Lagaan.

The songs used in this episode are Guzaarish, Kaise Mujhe, and Aye Bacchu. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Eega (2012)

Episode 17: Raid

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2018 Ajay Devgn film Raid about an income tax officer who conducts a raid on a rich and beloved local politician. This film is directed by Raj Kumar Gupta with songs by Tanishk Bagchi and Amit Trivedi. It stars Ajay Devgn, Ileana D’Cruz, and Saurabh Shukla.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for older children.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Singham, Aamir Khan, Baahubali, S. Shankar, Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai, and Akshay Kumar.

The songs used in this episode are Black Jama Hai, Nit Khair Manga, and Jhuk Na Paunga. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Our upcoming series is of films is some of the craziest we’ve seen and includes Ghajini (2008), Eega (2012), Enthiran (2010) & 2.0 (2018), and I (2015).

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.

The songs used in this episode are Aankhein Milayenge Darr Se, Gehra Ishq, and Jeete Hain Chal. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Raid (2018)

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. Rated for teenagers.

The songs used in this episode are Tu Bhoola Jise, Soch Na Sake, and Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Neerja (2016)