I’ve known Bhargav (Saikia), the producer of Kaafiron Ki Namaaz (KKN), for a few years now. I have curiously followed him and his team at Lorien Motion Pictures at every stage of the making of their pet project – from the updates of their soundtrack recording with Javed Ali and Usha Uthup, to photos from the on-location shoot in Kashmir. I suppose with social media, it gets a bit easy to do so. I suppose, that is why it feels like I have known KKN for quite some time now. When I got the opportunity to watch the finished piece in Bhargav’s personal screening room – an iMac plugged into Sony speakers, I simply jumped on it. This post on KKN has been sitting in the draft stage for a few months. And apart from my own lazyness, there is one more reason why it has been so. KKN left me with several unanswered questions and a blank stare. That makes it a difficult one to write about. Nevertheless, here’s my attempt.
It has been quite a while since I did a podcast. And this seemed to be the best way to break the dry spell. The bang of sorts, that was required to announce the return. We are celebrating Mithjune – the birthday month of Mithun da. And to celebrate Mithjune on Bollywood Podcast, we have chosen this crazy awesomeballs movie from 1983 – KARATE! Joining me on this podcast is Beth (@bethlovesbolly) from BethLovesBollywood.
Directed and Starring Deb Mukherjee, this is 80’s masala pushed to the extreme. There’s disco, kicks, nunchucks, Mazhar Khan’s disco moves, lady mudfights, Kader Khan in martial arts gear and so much more. To find out more, listen to the podcast below.
Also, check out the crazy ass screencaps below. You know you want to watch this!!
2013 brought with it the blockbusters, epic fails, and a stream of average movies. Then there were the ones that outshone the others, and others which rose above the mediocrity. On the end of the year review podcast, me and Beth (@bethlovesbolly | bethlovesbollywood) dissect the things that worked, the things that didn’t, and the things that gave us mental diarrhoea.
Hit the player below and give us a listen. Hope you enjoy it.
Bollywood in 2013, End of the Year Bollywood podcast.
You can also DOWNLOAD IT HERE.
Hit the jump below, for the comprehensive list of the movies we watched in 2013.
When you suffer through a long commute on days when the public transport is quite screwed, you tend to find comfort in the warm arms of meme apps. And I thought to make some of my own, and perhaps, retell the story of Karan Johar’s directorial debut – Kuch Kuch Hota Hai through memes. So, here are 30 memes.
Does this post change the world? No. Does it bring world peace? No. Does it make me chuckle? Yes.
WARNING: Spoilers DUH!