Episode 13: Khakee

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2004 Amitabh Bachchan film Khakee, about four police officers who have to transport an accused terrorist safely to trial in another city. This film is directed by Rajkumar Santoshi with songs by Ram Sampath. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, and Aishwarya Rai.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for older children.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Lagaan, Singham, and Salman Khan.

The songs used in this episode are Mere Maula, Aisa Jadoo, and Dil Dooba. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Dabangg (2010)

Episode 12: The Dhoom Series

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2004-2013 Dhoom series, about a mismatched pair of cops and the mastermind thieves they face. This series is directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and Vijay Krishna Acharya with songs by Pritam. It stars Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, John Abraham, Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Aamir Khan, and Katrina Kaif.

Recommended for intermediate viewers for Dhoom and Dhoom 2 and beginners for Dhoom 3. Rated for teenagers.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Amitabh Bachchan, Om Shanti Om, Akshay Kumar, and Ajay Devgn.

The songs used in this episode are Dhoom Machale (2004), Dhoom Again, and Dhoom Machale (2013). All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Khakee (2004)

Episode 11: Sarfarosh

Hannah & Rose discuss the 1999 Aamir Khan film Sarfarosh, about a cop who has to uncover and stop a Pakistani gun running scheme. This film is directed by John Matthew Matthan with songs by duo Jatin-Lalit. It stars Aamir Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Mukesh Rishi, and Sonali Bendre.

Recommended for advanced viewers. Rated for teenagers.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Monsoon Wedding, Abhishek Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, and Aishwarya Rai.

The songs used in this episode are Zindagi Maut Na Ban Jaye, Is Deewane Ladke Ko, and Hoshwalon Ko Khabar Kya. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Sarfarosh (1999)

Episode 10: Singham

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2011 Ajay Devgn film Singham, about a small town cop who takes on the biggest criminal in Goa. This film is directed by Rohit Shetty with songs by duo Ajay-Atul. It stars Ajay Devgn, Kajal Aggarwal, Prakash Raj, and Govind Namdev.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for teenagers.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Shah Rukh Kahn, Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Simmba, Ranveer Singh, Sooryavanshi, and Akshay Kumar.

The songs used in this episode are Singham, Maula Maula, and Saathiya. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Sarfarosh (1999)

Episode 9: Fan

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2016 Shah Rukh Khan film Fan, about a man whose obsession with a Bollywood star takes over his life. This film is directed by Maneesh Sharma with songs by duo Vishal-Sheknar. It stars Shah Rukh Khan.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for older children.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Darr, Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, and Sanjay Dutt.

The songs used in this episode are the Fan Theme and Jabra Fan. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Our upcoming series is of cop films and includes Singham (2011), Sarfarosh (1999), the Dhoom series, Khakee (2004), and Dabangg (2010).

Episode 8: Ran Ne Bana Di Jodi

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2008 Shah Rukh Khan film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, about a man who enters a dance competition in disguise to woo his wife. This film is directed by Aditya Chopra with songs by duo Salim-Sulaiman. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, and Vinay Pathak.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for families.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Om Shanti Om, Chalte Chalte, Rani Mukerji, Kajol, Raj Kapoor, and Dhoom.

The songs used in this episode are Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte, Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai, and Haule Haule. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Fan (2016)

Episode 7: Om Shanti Om

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2007 Shah Rukh Khan film Om Shanti Om, about a small time Bollywood actor who is killed and reincarnated to get revenge. This film is directed by Farah Khan with songs by duo Vishal-Shekhar. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and Arjun Rampal.

Recommended for beginners by Hannah and intermediate viewers by Rose. Rated for families.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Abhishek Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan.

The songs used in this episode are Dastaan-E-Om Shanti Om, Deewangi Deewangi, and Dhoom Taana. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)

Episode 6: Baahubali

Hannah & Rose discuss Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017), a multi-generational saga about a royal family set in a mythical India. This film is directed by S. S. Rajamouli with songs by M. M. Keeravaani. It stars Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Ramya Krishnan, and Sathyaraj.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for 10 and up.

The songs used in this episode are Nippulaa Swasa Ga, Hamsa Naava, and Sivuni Aana. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Our upcoming series is starring Shah Rukh Khan and includes Om Shanti Om (2010), Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), and Fan (2016).

Episode 5: Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2015 Salman Khan film Bajrangi Bhaijaan, about an Indian man who finds a Pakistani girl separated from her parents is India and is determined to bring her home. This film is directed by Kabir Khan with songs by Pritam. It stars Salman Khan, Harshaali Malhotra, Kareena Kapoor, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for families.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Hrithik Roshan, Dabangg, Tubelight, and Shah Rukh Khan.

The songs used in this episode are Selfie Le Le Re, Tu Jo Mila, and Chicken Song. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

Episode 4: Monsoon Wedding

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2001 ensemble Monsoon Wedding, about a Delhi family preparing for their only daughter’s arranged wedding. This film is directed by Mira Nair with a score by Mychael Danna. It stars Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shah, and Vasundhara Das.

Recommended for beginners. Rater for teens and above.

The songs used in this episode are Aaj Mera Jee Kardaa, Fuse Box, and Baraat. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)