Episode 67: A Wednesday!

Hannah & Rose discuss A Wednesday! (2008), a thriller about a bomb threat in Mumbai. This film is directed by Neeraj Pandey with music by Sanjoy Chowdhury. It stars Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Monsoon Wedding, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Salman Khan, Irrfan Khan, Anil Kapoor, Sarfarosh, Aamir Khan, Dil Se…, and Kajol.

The songs used in this episode are from Bulleh Shah, Nazar Lage Na, and Jalwa. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Fanaa (2006)

Episode 66: Dil Se…

Hannah & Rose discuss Dil Se… (1998), a romantic thriller about a radio broadcaster who meets a mysterious woman. This film is directed by Mani Ratnam with music by A. R. Rahman and Gulzar. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, Manisha Koirala, and Preity Zinta.

Recommended for intermediate viewers. Rated for older teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Farah Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, and Anupam Kher.

The songs used in this episode are from Ae Ajnabi, Satrangi Re, and Chaiyya Chaiyya. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: A Wednesday! (2008)

Episode 65: Tumbbad

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2018 horror film Tumbbad about a man who awakens a demon. This film is directed by Rahi Anil Barve with songs by Ajay-Atul. It stars Sohum Shah and Mohammad Samad.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for adults.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Main Hoon Na, Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher, Aamir Khan, Kajol, John Abraham, and Rishi Kapoor.

The songs used in this episode are The Birth of Hastar, Tumbbad Title Track, and The Final Choice. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Our next series is films about terrorism and includes Dil Se.. (1998), A Wednesday! (2008), Fanaa (2006), Madras Cafe (2012), and Mulk (2018).

Episode 64: U-Turn

Hannah & Rose discuss U-Turn (2016), a horror-thriller about a journalist who is doing an investigation on illegal u-turns . This film is directed by Pawan Kumar with music by Poornachandra Tejaswi. It stars Shraddha Srinath, Roger Narayan, Radhika Narayan, and Dileep Raj.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Vikram Vedha.

The songs used in this episode are from the U-Turn soundtrack and Go Take That U-Turn by Smokey the Ghost. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Tumbbad (2018)

Episode 63: Stree

Hannah & Rose discuss Stree (2018), a horror comedy film about a village festival haunted by an angry ghost. This film is directed by Amar Kaushik with songs by Sachin–Jigar. It stars Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for older teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Ayushmann Khurrana, Vijay Raaz, Monsoon Wedding, Haider, Bholaa, Kareena Kapoor, Ra.One, Shah Rukh Khan, Monica, O My Darling, Katrina Kaif, Baaghi, Tiger Shroff, ABCD 2, Dinesh Vijan, Roohi, Bhediya, Varun Dhawan, and Rohit Shetty.

The songs used in this episode are Nazar Na Lag Jaaye, Kamariya, and Milegi Milegi. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: U-Turn (2016)

Episode 62: Manichitrathazhu

Hannah & Rose discuss Manichitrathazhu (1993), a horror film about a couple that moves into a house haunted by the memory of dancer. This film is directed by Fazil with songs by M. G. Radhakrishnan. It stars Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, and Shobana.

Recommended for advanced viewers. Rated for all ages.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Mammootty, Johnny Lever, and Fahadh Faasil.

The songs used in this episode are Pazhamthamizh, Varuvaanillarumee Vayizhe, and Oru Murai Vanthu. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Stree (2018)

Episode 61: Pizza

Hannah & Rose discuss Pizza (2012), a horror film about a pizza delivery man that gets trapped in a haunted house. This film is directed by Karthik Subbaraj with songs by Santhosh Narayanan. It stars Vijay Sethupathi, Remya Nambeesan, and Aadukalam Naren.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Rajkummar Rao, Ragini MMS, Darna Mana Hai, Saif Ali Khan, Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum, Rajinikanth, and Mohanlal.

The songs used in this episode are the Pizza Theme, Mogathirai, and Rathiri. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Manichitrathazhu (1993)

Episode 60: Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2015 film Dum Laga Ke Haisha, a romantic comedy about an arranged marriage between an underachiever and an overweight woman. This film is directed by Sharat Katariya with songs by Anu Malik and Varun Grover. It stars Bhumi Pednekar and Ayushmann Khurrana.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Tumhari Sulu, Murali Sharma, Krrish, Ra.One, Vijay Sethupathi, Mohanlal, Rajkummar Rao, and Shraddha Kapoor.

The songs used in this episode are Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Dard Karaara, and Tu. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Our next series is Horror and includes Pizza (2012), Manichitrathazhu (1993), Stree (2018), U Turn (2016), and Tumbbad (2018).

Bonus: Bholaa

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2023 film Bholaa, an action thriller about an man who gets out a prison and tries to see his daughter. This film is directed by Ajay Devgn with songs by Ravi Basrur. It stars Ajay Devgn, Tabu, and Deepak Dobriyal.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for older teens.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Amitabh Bachchan, Runway 34, Baahubali, Krrish, and Omkara.

The songs used in this episode are Dil Hai Bholaa, Nazar Lag Jayegi, and Paan Dukaniya. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Episode 59: Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2016 film Kadhalum Kadandhu Pogum, a romantic comedy about a woman who goes to Chennai for work and the small-time thug who becomes her unlikely friend. This film is directed by Nalan Kumarasamy with songs by Santhosh Narayanan. It stars Vijay Sethupathi and Madonna Sebastian.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for young teens.

The songs used in this episode are Bongu Kichan, Akkam Pakkam Paar, and Ka Ka Ka Po. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)