Ep 4- Deewana –...

Tweet Asim, Sujoy, and Amrita, co-hosts of the Khandaan podcast, wrap up their re-watch of the Khan-debuts with Deewana. This 1992 blockbuster is the movie we chose as Shahrukh Khan’s debut feature despite his earlier appearance as a supporting character in the artsy In Which Annie Gives...

Ep 3- Maine Pyaar Ki...

Tweet Asim, Sujoy, and Amrita, co-hosts of the Khandaan podcast, continue their Khan-journey with Maine Pyaar Kiya (MPK). This 1989 blockbuster romance is the movie we chose as Salman Khan’s debut feature despite his earlier ill-starred appearance as a supporting character in the...

Ep 2- Qayamat Se Qay...

Tweet Asim, Sujoy, and Amrita, co-hosts of the Khandaan podcast, begin their foray into all things Khan-related with Qayamat se Qayamat Tak (QSQT). Almost a relic of another era, this 1988 romance is the movie we chose as Aamir Khan’s debut feature despite his earlier appearances as a...

Ep 1- What is the Kh...

Tweet Can one really overstate the Khan effect on Bollywood these past 25 years? Asim, Sujoy, and Amrita, co-hosts of the Khandaan podcast, don’t think so. The movies of Aamir, Salman, and Shahrukh are significant threads forming the rich cinematic tapestry that adorns the background of...

Ep 234: “Parts...

Tweet This week’s episode is filled with tons of goodies! We speak to the amazingly talented Richa Chadha about Fukrey Returns which is the Hindi theater release from last Friday. I do keep mistakenly calling the movie “Fukrey two” which is not the name of the movie- my...

Ep 233: “Insom...

Tweet This episode we speak to the luminescent Mahira Khan about her movie releasing in theaters today, Verna. We recorded the interview last week, before the controversy surrounding the release became big news, but glad to hear everything seems to be sorted out and people can go out and watch...

Ep 232 Blade Runner ...

Tweet Denis Villeneuve has made enough better than decent films for Upod to give him his own episode, but what better opportunity than Blade Runner 2049 to get the ball rolling?! Much has been made of the original and its many iterations and influence, so with 2017’s extension, we weigh...

Ep 231 My Pure Land ...

Tweet British-Pakistani director Sarmad Masud’s t MY PURE LAND is this week’s Upodcast Review and it was also announced as Britain’s selection for submission to the Academy Award® in the category of Foreign Language Film . Based on true events, My Pure Land has been...

Dennis Skinner: natu...

Tweet At a time when trust in politicians, in pretty much all countries is eroding to the point it may never return in a meaningful sense, it is refreshing to say the least, to be made aware of how politicians can and still serve the public good. What a fascinating life Dennis Skinner has led....

EP 230: “Woman...

Tweet This is one from the secret Upodcast vault! We spoke with the wonderful Taapsee Pannu during the release of Naam Shabana but never managed to post the episode. Since we talk a little about Judwaa 2 and the release is around the corner, what better time to than now to put our conversation...