Rahat Ali Khan at th...

Tweet Dressed in a golden embroidered jacket, sitting center stage on a bar stool and accompanied by a simple back up band, the heir of Pakistan’s qawwali legacy, Rahat Ali Khan performed before a sold out crowd at the London O2 arena for a special concert marking the celebration of...

Win a DVD of the Stu...

Tweet For chance to win a copye of the DVD of Identicals: Like our Facebook page/ Follow us on Twitter and drop us a mail with subject line: “I want to win!” on Upodcasting@gmail.com UK entries only and competition deadline is 22 august! Here’s the trailer and synopsis: The...

Dishoom Review Upodc...

Tweet New Podcast for your Ear holes! This week we take to task the Buddy Action revival directed by Rohit Shetty starring younger brother Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez. We are joined by Hani from wonderful podcast The Bollywood Project and Sujoy aka @9e3k. (Here is a...

Win 2 tickets to the...

Tweet 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 greatest hits live for the first time at The O2 on Sunday 14 August 2016. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 22 April and are...

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...