SHEKHAR KAPUR: A LIF...

Tweet Although Shekhar Kapur was at the BFI Southbank to talk about making Elizabeth (surely this would have sat better at the London Film Festival than the London Indian Film Festival? #justsaying), I was not so secretly hoping that he would talk about Mr India, one of my all-time favourite...

For The Love of a Ma...

Tweet The devotion some fans have towards their favourite superstars can be witnessed on a daily basis on many a Twitter thread but as this insightful film shows, the dedication some Rajnikanth fans have for him not only dictates the course of their lives but also has the potential to...

Song of Lahore Revie...

Tweet Before we even start talking about Song of Lahore, do yourself a favour. Go and watch the following video. This was the video that started it all. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken’s Song of Lahore is a documentary that chronicles the surprising journey of an ensemble of...

AN EVENING WITH SHAR...

Tweet “Are my answers too long?” Sharmila Tagore asks halfway through her answer to the first question about her esteemed lineage (her great grandfather was responsible for bringing Cubism to India whilst her grandfather was the poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore). The truth is one...

Cinemawala Review LI...

Tweet It does sound ironic that the film industry across the world has chosen digital media over film as its preferred future, even though it’s named after it. Much has been already said about this deviation, and only a select few filmmakers in the world continue their struggle to keep...

Sultan Review: Bhaic...

Tweet For this week’s major Bollywood release Sultan, directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and starring Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma, we are joined by Sujoy (@9e3k)  and Anisha (@jhavanis) to  break down a myriad of topics: We gingerly discuss the topic of “Bhaicot” The...

Te3n Review Upodcast

Tweet The team of Sujoy Ghosh (this time as producer) , Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vidya Balan (switching roles as lead vs guest appearance)  that brought us one of the best Indian movies, Kahaani, of the last few years comes together again for Te3n. The movie is set in Kolkatta and is a the...

Vidya Balan Talks Te...

Tweet We had the opportunity to speak with the amazingly talented Vidya Balan about Te3n which hits theaters today in the UK. As usual on Upodcast we talk about the most random things: Greed as an actor Our theory that Vidya might be a superhero ninja How hard it was for Sujoy ghosh to not...

The Flash Season 2 R...

Tweet The consistently amazing season of CW’s The Flash comes to an end and what a season it has been. In the episode the Upodcast team breaks down some of their favorite moments, why they are still surprised how much they ended up loving the show as a whole and what to hope/expect for...

The Nice Guys Review...

Tweet Releasing this week in the UK, The Nice Guys stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in a retro 70’s buddy action comedy like they used to make when Shai Hussain, our guest of this week, and I used to be a young men. Does Shane Black capture some of the magic of movies like Another 48...

7th Bagri Foundation...

Tweet Europe’s Largest South Asian Film Event, the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival, now into year seven, returns to London, from 14 – 24 July, today announces the first raft of its programming with key festival partners BFI. The full line up of the festival, which will...

Captain America Civi...

Tweet The third installment in Marvel’s Captain America franchise, Civil War, pits our superheroes against each other. Will our host be on different teams when reviewing this movie? We keep it spoiler free until our spoiler warning towards the end of the show. We also talk about the new...

Ustad Rahat Fateh Al...

Tweet We’ve been having quite a few amazing acts lately at the O2 AR Rahman, Atif Aslam but we got very excited to hear that Pakistan’s most famous Qawwali singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Khan, the nephew of the late, world-renowned singer Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, will perform his...

The Jungle Book Review Upodcast Apr15

The Jungle Book Revi...

Tweet This week’s we join Jon Favreau on his re-imaginging of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book in an updated CGI jungle bonanza. Our guest this week is the overall awesome dude Dj Shai Hussain ( you can check out more of his work on www.shaihussain.com), who grew up watching the...

Batman V Superman Dawn Of Justice Review Mar30

Batman V Superman Da...

Tweet We bring out the big guns for this one. Critically derided but a massive box office hit, where does the Upodcast team stand on Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice which sorta a sequel to Man Of Steel but also a set up for the forthcoming DC Justice League...