Month: February 2019

Ep 237- “Love is Love” dir. Shelley Chopra Dhar talks Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga

On this episode of Upodcast Bollywood Edition we talk to director Shelley Chopra Dhar about her about the first commercial female queer love story in Hindi cinema, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga.

We speak about the marketing of the movie, the challenges of making a movie as a first time director surrounded by veterans as well as the challenges of making a queer love story. We also get into some spoilers about key images and themes.

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga is currently playing in UK theaters , it stars Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Anil Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao and Juhi Chawla and is directed by Shelley Chopra Dhar.

Here is the trailer:

Our awesome theme song was created by mash up king Dj Shai Guy!

Follow him on Bombay Funkadelic Facebook page or twitter so you can attend his unforgettable Bollywood parties all around the UK as well as his awesome mash up mixes that are regularly featured on BBC Asia.

Ep 28- Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Episode 28 of the Khandaan podcast we try to bring India Pakistan together by the force of Bhainess and Munni cuteness.

Haroon Rashid from the BBC Asian Network joins us to give us the low down and we cover a vast number of topics in this episode.

We also have a little guest making her Podcast debut!

A Timeline:

  • 2.25 Intro and snippet of interview with Shelley Chopra Dhar- director of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa laga
  • 9.10 Haroon review’s ELKDTAL (spoiler free)
  • 19.55 Fire Brand Kangana Ranaut and creeping nationalism
  • 29.40 Bhaarat trailer talk
  • 49.30 Behind the scenes of Bollywood journalism
  • 57.30 Next episode’s poll
  • 1.00.15 Bajrangi Bhaijaan Review
  • 1.18.23 Asim’s munni makes her Khandaan debut

Voting is now open for our next episode.

Our awesome theme song was created by mash up king Dj Shai Guy!

Follow him on Bombay Funkadelic Facebook page or twitter so you can attend his unforgettable Bollywood parties all around the UK as well as his awesome mash up mixes that are regularly featured on BBC Asia.