Khandaan: A Bollywood Podcast dives deep into BAAZIGAR (1993) starring Shahrukh Khan and Kajol for its 78th episode. Shilpa Shetty’s debut feature (and what a historic debut it was!), Baazigar is hands down one of the best Abbas Mustan movies… Read More »Ep 78- Baazigar ft @JustinJRao
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… Read More »Ep 1- What is the Khandaan Podcast?
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… Read More »Rahat Ali Khan at the O2 Concert Review
The trailer for Kapoor & Sons just dropped and here are some free flowing thoughts whilst watching it: Hey, at least Bollywood now accredits the internet when they steal a joke (looking at you Shahrukh) Is this a Badshaah song?… Read More »Kapoor & Sons Trailer Thoughts: Dysfunction is the new black!
Rohit Shetty’s big release, Dilwale, is just over a week away so ShahRukh Khan, Kajol, Kriti Sanon and Varun Dhawan were in town for a press conference. Upodcast had the change to sit down with Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon… Read More »Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon talk Dilwale with Upodcast
After the Fan Teaser which was released last week, we now have the first look and teaser trailer of Raees. Shahrukh Khan’s collaboration with Rahul Dholakia whose not worked with any big canvas movies until now.Although the next movie SRK… Read More »Raees Teaser and posters!
A very short teaser released for Sultan, Salman Khan’s 2nd collaboration with YRF after the massive success of Ek Tha Tiger. Although we’re no fans of such short teasers or motion posters but we’re always willing to make an exception… Read More »Sultan’s teaser doesn’t reveal much….
The trailers of Akshay Kumar movies have started to follow a distinct pattern since he made Rowdy Rathore and it seems not much has changed for the trailer of Holiday- A Soldier is Never Of Duty. First the trailer will… Read More »Holiday Trailer Breakdown: Ek Tha Soldier
We’ve kept you waiting but finally our Chennai Express Upodcast Episode is finally ready! Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Siddarth Roy were in town promoting their biggest Eid release which has also become the biggest box office earner in the… Read More »Chennai Express Upodcast Interviews
Rohit Shetty and Shahrukh Khan’s collaboration Chennai Express finally hits audiences with it’s first proper trailer and the result is an odd marriage of established tropes of both these brands. We have SRK character named Rahul, who helps girls catch… Read More »Chennai Expres Trailer Breakdown
The trailer for the most looked forward to movie for the rest of the year is finally out after so much teasing and marketing strategizing. And when you finally watch it, you wonder, why didn’t they just show us the… Read More »Jab Tak Hai Jaan Trailer and an Analysis of the 2 Shahrukh’s
Farhan Akhtar one of my favorite directors/producers has been doing some interviews during some media round table. Upodcast were unfortunately not invited, if we were the questions would have been a hell of a lot geekier 😉 but we are… Read More »Don 2 Interview with Director Farhan Akhtar
Ep 39 Part 2 Recent- Bodyguard, MBKD, Force, Mausam- and Upcoming Releases in Bollywood (Ra.One vs Don2) with FilmiGirl
Part 2 of our massive Episode 39 and of course we can’t have Filmigirl as a guest and not dedicate a whole episode on Bollywood! Put your Snark Helmet as Filmigirl and Asim take a swing and dissect the late… Read More »Ep 39 Part 2 Recent- Bodyguard, MBKD, Force, Mausam- and Upcoming Releases in Bollywood (Ra.One vs Don2) with FilmiGirl
With the release and subsequent overall dismissal of Always Kabhi Kabhi at the Box Office, a movie produced by ShahRukh Khan‘ s banner Red Chilies, a thought occurred to me as soon as I saw the tired looking superstar jiggying… Read More »ShahRukh Khan’s Special Appearances are injurious to your Box Office!
The Trailer for Shahrukh Khan‘s Sci Fi extragavabonanza Ra.One directed by Anubah Sinha has just been released. He jumps, he flies, runs in leather bootsies, flips cars on Battersea Park Power Station, raises his arms slowly and romantically (i’m guessing… Read More »Ra.One ‘s Underwhelming Trailer Analyzed
Farah Khan’s Akshay Kumar– Katrina Kaif starrer, Tees Maar Khan is closing in for a Christmas release and has quickly become the talk of the town altough maybe not for all the right reasons. To counter or fuel the PR machine the third promo featuring Salman Khan, basking in his post Dabanng glory, has just released. Check it out this mast qawalli number and our thoughts on some of the controversies surrounding Tees Maar Khan’s release after the jump!Read More »Wallah Re Wallah Sheila ki Controversy: Thoughts on Tees Maar Khan
Lafangey Parindey (directed by Pradeep Sarkar ) is the product of a confused studio,Yash Raj films. Once the most illustrious productionÂ company in India now a factory of cookie cutter, bland and utterly forgettable products. A studio that just doesnâ€™t understand… Read More »Review: Lafangey Parindey
Here is the Voltron of all Bollywood Podcasts. Combining the powers of Beth from Bethlovesbollywood, Katherine from TotallyFilmi, Kara from Filmigirl and Bollyspice and a lone Asim sans his usual co-hosts, this bumper episode of Upodcast goes through the best and worst of 2010. No punches are held back and no performance is safe. we review the prominent releases of Bollywood give our take on Twitter Celebs, The Bikini issue and a look forward toÂ the rest of the year. Listen to this EPIC episode after the Jump!Read More »Bonus Episode Bollywood Mid Year Wrap Up 2010- Upodcast
The superhero bug has bitten the entire world and the Indian film industry is no different. Except for the ridiculous Govinda- Kimi KatkarÂ Indian Superman scene on YouTube, the first real superhero that I can remember was Amitabh Bachan in… Read More »First look Disney’s first Bollywood: Zokkomon
My Name is Khan… and I’m not a terrorist. A line spoken many times in this movie by Indian Superstar Shahrukh Khan, playing a good hearted Muslim man suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome, resonated with me in a very strong way.… Read More »FilmBlog: Review My Name Is Khan