Episode 47: Kumbalangi Nights

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2019 film Kumbalangi Nights, a comedy-drama about four brothers who live in a small fishing village. This film is directed by Madhu C Narayanan with songs by Sushin Shyam. It stars Fahadh Faasil, Shane Nigam, and Soubin Shahir.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

The songs used in this episode are Cherathukal, Uyiril Thodum, and Ezhutha Katha. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Kahaani (2012)

Episode 46: C/o Kancharapalem

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2018 drama C/o Kancharapalem which tells the story of four couples in a village. This film is directed by Venkatesh Maha with songs by Sweekar Agasthi. It stars Subba Rao, Radha Bessy, Kesava Karri, and Nithyasri Goru.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for older teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Fahadh Faasil.

The songs used in this episode are Yemi Janmanu, Patti Patti, and Asha Pasham. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Kumbalangi Nights (2019)

Episode 45: Veeram

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2016 drama Veeram, an adaptation of Macbeth. This film is directed by Jayaraj with music by Jeff Rona. It stars Kunal Kapoor, Himarsha Venkatsamy, and Satheesh Menon.

Recommended for advanced viewers. Rated for young teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Fahadh Faasil, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Vidya Balan.

The songs used in this episode are Mele Manikya and We Will Rise. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Our next series is Indie Movies and includes C/O Kancharapalem (2018), Kumbalangi Nights (2019), Kahaani (2012), Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016), and Rama Rama Re… (2016).

Episode 44: Ram-Leela

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2013 drama Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. This film is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali with songs by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Hemu Gadhvi. It stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, and Supriya Pathak.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Padmaavat and Priyanka Chopra.

The songs used in this episode are Nagada Sang Dhol, Lahu Munh Lag Gaya, and Tattad Tattad. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Veeram (2016)

Episode 43: Haider

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2014 drama Haider, adaptation of Hamlet. This film is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj with songs by Vishal Bhardwaj and Gulzar. It stars Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Shraddha Kapoor, Kay Kay Menon, and Irrfan Khan.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for adults.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ranveer Singh, and Deepika Padukone.

The songs used in this episode are Bismil, So Jao, and Khul Kabhi. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013)

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 Khan, Tabu, Ek Hasina Thi, Aamir Khan, Lagaan, and Shahid Kapoor.

The songs used in this episode are Jaag Ja, Namak, and Beedi. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Haider (2014)

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 Shroff, Saaho, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Band Baaja Baaraat, Dilwale, Simmba, Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Maqbool, Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, and Deepika Padukone.

The songs used in this episode are War Theme, Ghungroo, and Jai Jai Shivshankar. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Our next series is Shakespeare Adaptations and includes Omkara (2006), Haider (2014), Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013), and Veeram (2016).

Episode 40: Happy New Year

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2014 crime comedy Happy New Year about a gang of thieves who plan a diamond heist during an international dace competition. This film is directed by Farah Khan with songs by Vishal–Shekhar. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, and Jackie Shroff.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for children.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Om Shanti Om, Dabangg, Jodhaa Akbar, Simmba, Main Hoon Na, Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan.

The songs used in this episode are the World Dance Medley, Manwa Laage, and Nonsense Ki Night. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: War (2019)

Episode 39: Thugs of Hindostan

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2018 historical adventure Thugs of Hindostan about a small-time conman who gets involved with a band of rebels during the time of the Raj. This film is directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya with songs by Ajay–Atul. It stars Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, and Fatima Sana Shaikh.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for children.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Tashan, Dhoom, Dangal, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, English Vinglish, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Sonu Sood, Farah Khan and Om Shanti Om.

The songs used in this episode are the Lori, Suraiyya, and Manzoor-e-Khuda. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Happy New Year (2014)

Episode 38: Simmba

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2018 action comedy Simmba about a corrupt cop. This film is directed by Rohit Shetty with songs by Tanishk Bagchi. It stars Ranveer Singh, Sonu Sood, and Sara Ali Khan.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for older teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Dabangg, Temper, Jr NTR, Ajay Devgn, Aamir Khan, Singham, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Tashan, and Dhoom.

The songs used in this episode are the Simmba Theme, Tere Bin, and Aala Re Aala. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Thugs of Hindostan (2018)