Episodes: Masonry

Ep 30- Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries)

Episode 30 of the Khandaan podcast stars Aamir Khan in a movie directed by Kiran Rao – 2011’s Dhobi Ghat with Prateik Babbar, Monica Dogra, and Kriti Malhotra. Joining us to discuss this surprise winner (the other movies up for votes this week included Dabangg and My Name is Khan) is the BBC’s Ashanti Omkar,...

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Ep 29- Gully Boy/ Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi

Episode 29 of the Khandaan podcast has arrived with 1991’s Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, starring Aamir Khan and Pooja Bhatt. Directed by Mahesh Bhatt, this remake of the beloved Hollywood classic It Happened One Night was a star vehicle for two enfant terribles of the age — Bhatt, who was setting Bollywood on fire...

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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...

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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...

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Ep 27- Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Episode 27 of the Khandaan podcast brings to you the one, the only Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)! As soon as it showed up on our list, we knew this was going to be everyone’s pick because this movie is integral to our understanding of Bollywood today. Everyone has seen Karan Johar’s directorial debut starring...

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Ep 26- Simmba, Gully Boy, Wanted

Episode 26 of the Khandaan podcast kicks off 2019 in style! Thank you for joining us in the new year as we return to our voting roots and discuss the Khan movie of your choice – 2009’s Wanted starring Salman Khan, Ayesha Takia, Mahesh Manjrekar, and Prakash Raj. Directed by Prabhudeva, this south remake marked...

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Ep 25- Wrap up 2018 and Zero Review

Episode 25 of the Khandaan podcast is also our last for the year 2018! Thank you for joining us this year as we made our way through the highs and lows of the three Khans of Bollywood. We hope to welcome 2019 with a few changes and some surprises but first, we need to wrap...

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Ep 24- Simmba Trailer, Kedarnath, 2.0 and Happy New Year

Welcome to Episode 24 of the Khandaan podcast. Today we’re joined by Jay Mamtora, founder of BollyBrit, one of the last few outposts of independent Bolly-focused media on the internet. Join us as we discuss 2014’s Farah Khan-directed glitzy spectacular (?) Happy New Year, starring Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood,...

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Ep 23- Raakh

Welcome to Episode 23 of the Khandaan podcast in which we welcome Shivani Tripathi (@Shivani510) writer for The Aerogram, Brown Girl Magazine, The NRI and the return of friend of the show Anisha Jhaveri (@Jhavanis). In this episode, we go back to one of the earliest releases of Aamir Khan, Raakh- directed by Aditya Bhattacharya....

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Ep 22- Thugs Of Hindostan

Welcome to Episode 22 of the Khandaan podcast in which we welcome Dr. Sunny Singh, writer, academic, and co-founder of the UK’s Jhalak Prize for writers of color. Her latest book, Amitabh Bachchan, is now available from the BFI. In this episode, we deviate slightly from the usual in that our main movie is one...

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Ep 21- Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke

We recorded Episode 21 slightly earlier as we’re all off for a small break, but we didn’t want to leave you guys without a good ear time. This week we are talking about: The Manikarnika teaser and Kangana’s scorched earth approach to marketing Loveyatri and Ayush’s twitter hack Line up for Koffee with Karan season...

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Ep 20- Sui Dhaaga – TOH- Suryavanshi

For Episode 20, our guest is a fellow podcaster: Maxdavinci of The Lewd Cabal, your go-to podcast for an eclectic selection of topics including deep dives into South Indian cinema, food, sports, and a whole lot more to come. For his debut appearance on The Khandaan, Max chose an evergreen classic: 1992’s Salman Khan-starrer, Suryvanshi....

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