Ep 42 Sacred Games and Hum Aapke Hain Koun

Episode 42 of Khandaan: A Bollywood Podcast is a celebration of 25 years of Hum Aapke Hain Koun…, arguably the most influential film to emerge from Bollywood in the 1990s.
Director Sooraj Barjatya’s sophomore effort, 1994’s HAHK instantly cemented the careers of Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Barjatya himself as legends of Hindi cinema. It also cast Renuka Shahane as our collective bhabhi and changed the career of Mohnish Behl while introducing us to the star that is Tuffy. Join us as we discuss the many iconic moments (onscreen and offscreen) of this film as well as its songs, which are still familiar to audiences all these years later, with ace friend of the podcast, Suchin Mehrotra.
A Short Timeline:
  • 02.20 Dream Girl, the latest out of the One Man Hit Making Factory that is Ayushman Khurana
  • 09.53 Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas starring the most nepotism ever, and proud of it
  • 16.13 Laal Kaptaan, a teaser that has Amrita and Suchin shook
  • 20.20 Sacred Games Season 2
  • 31.01 Batla House, which broke Suchin’s fanboy heart and Misson Mangal, which is everything but Akshay in a sari
  • 30.00 The Main Review: Hum Aapke Hain Koun…
Shownotes:
The Batla House Review Asim mentions can be found here
The unsatisfyingly abridged recap of Sacred Games S1 can be found here
The Rajshri channel has tons of HAHK content as well as the original trailer that created the phenomenon

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