Episode 3: Tashan

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2008 ensemble Tashan, about a man who works in a call center and is drawn into underworld intrigue by a beautiful woman. This film is directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya with songs by Vishal–Shekhar. It stars Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, and Anil Kapoor.

Recommended for beginners. Rater for teens and above.

Other names mentioned in the episode are Dhoom and Thugs of Hindostan.

The songs used in this episode are Dil Haara, Dil Dance Maare, and Tashan Mein. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Monsoon Wedding (2001)

Episode 2: Lagaan

Hannah & Rose discuss the 2001 classic Lagaan, a period film about a ragtag group of Indian villagers who are challenged to a game of cricket by the British occupation. This film is directed by Ashutosh Gowariker with music by A. R. Rahman. It stars Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Paul Blackthorne, and Rachel Shelley and is narrated by Amitabh Bachchan.

Recommended for beginners. Rated for families.

The songs used in episode are Ghanan Ghanan, Radha Kaise Na Jale, and Mitwa. All of these songs are available for purchase through Amazon or iTunes.

Next: Tashan (2008)

Episode 1: 5 Tips for Watching Bollywood

Hannah & Rose go over 5 tips for watching Bollywood movies in their new podcast, An American’s Guide to Bollywood.

Our upcoming movies are Lagaan, Tashan, Monsoon Wedding, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and Baahubali 1 & 2.

Pardon our Hindi. Here are the names we (mis)pronounced in this episode: Shah Rukh Khan, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Aamir Khan, Mira Nair, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Prabhas.

The music for this episode came from:

Bhangra Bass by Punch Deck | https://soundcloud.com/punch-deck
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