Bollywood is For Lovers

Join hosts Matt Bowes and Erin Fraser for a bi-weekly podcast that explores the wonderful world of Hindi Cinema through the lens of two Canadian cinephiles! Part of the Alberta Podcast Network.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 147 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 12 hours 40 minutes

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episode 121: Halloween VII: Das Bhoots, Pizza and Bhoot Police


It’s our seventh annual Hindi Horror Halloween! This year we watch a pair of films about non-believers confronting the supernatural and using supersitition to their advantage...


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   51m
 
 

episode 120: Bachchan ‘90 &‘91


We take a big leap in our Amitabh Bachchan series and jump over the late 80s into the early 90s with two explosive crime movies...


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   1h8m
 
 

episode 119: King Con: Abhishek Bachchan in Bunty Aur Babli and Bluffmaster!


Abhishek Bachchan tries to con his way into our hearts in two crime comedies from 2005...


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 2021-09-15  52m
 
 

episode 118: Knockout Kings: Saala Khadoos, Mukkabaaz, and Toofan


With Toofan now streaming on Amazon Prime, we lace up our gloves and climb in the ring to discuss three films about boxers...


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 2021-08-06  1h14m
 
 

episode 117: Magnificent Obsessions: SRK in Baazigar and Darr


We go back to 1993 to see how our beloved romantic hero Shah Rukh Khan shot to stardom in a pair of thrillers where he plays murderous obsessives...


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 2021-07-22  1h2m
 
 

Netflix and Dil: The Family Man Season 2, or Be a Maximum Guy


Our favourite unobservant husband/intelligence officer/clueless father is back, and this time he's off to Chennai to stop a new threat because he loves the game (and we love him)!

Show Notes:

  • Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
  • Netflix and Dil: Who Can Stop The Terrorists? Take Them Out For You? The Family Man Can!

NEXT TIME: SRK in Baazigar and Darr

Bollywood is For Lovers is a member of the Alberta Podcast...


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 2021-07-07  45m
 
 

episode 116: 2021 Midyear Review


We made it to June, which means it’s time for our midyear review where we discuss all the notable Hindi-language films that were released in the first half of 2021, or at least the ones we bothered to watch. 

Show Notes:

  • If you are able to lend your support to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in India, here is a list of verified organizations to donate to: https://donate.indiacovidresources...


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 2021-06-23  2h20m
 
 

Supplemental Episode 13: OK Computer creators Pooja Shetty and Neil Pagedar


We are thrilled to welcome creators, directors, and writers of OK Computer Pooja Shetty and Neil Pagedar to discuss their influences, worldview, and the making of our favourite science fiction comedy mystery series...


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 2021-05-26  1h18m
 
 

episode 115: Mr. Criterion: Do Bigha Zamin and Shree 420


Our favourite boutique film label, Criterion, has finally acknowledged Hindi cinema with two series on their streaming channel devoted to acclaimed filmmakers Bimal Roy and Raj Kapoor...


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 2021-05-19  1h6m
 
 

Netflix and Dil: OK Computer, or Do Androids Dream of Electric Pineapples?


Do you like robots? Yes! What about killer robots? Oh robots don’t kill you say? We’ll see about that! We get to the bottom of Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics with Hotstar’s new sci-fi-comedy-mystery series OK Computer.

Show Notes:

  • If you are able to lend your support to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in India, here is a list of verified organizations to donate to: https://donate.indiacovidresources...


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 2021-04-28  43m