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We are Flo and Tanvi! Join us as we talk about Hindi movies aka Bollywood. Each season, we will talk about specific categories like Marital Dramas, Family Saga etc. We are not critics (thank god for that!), we pick a movie and talk about our favorite songs, favorite scenes, gossip and why we picked that movie for that category - All served with a side of nostalgia!
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We are wrapping up our Top 10 Family Dramas series with this episode. In this episode, we talk about the common thread running through all the movies, the reason we picked these movies and read out some of the lovely reviews you guys have left for us. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about why picked these specific movies (even though we didn't enjoy watching a couple of them) •We pick our best and worst movies from this series •We talk about why we mention the name of the Prime Ministers •We talk about nostalgia (of course we did ;)) Quotables: "I am sure she gets a lot of hiccups" - Tanvi "We are making it sound like we are writing a thesis" - Tanvi "I feel like Rekha did a lot of these family movies in the 80s" - Flo "I totally blame the Bombay people for that" - Flo Find us on Instagram
Monsoon Wedding - directed by Mira Nair, the film stars  Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shah, Vasundhara Das, Vijay Raaz, Tillotama Shome in pivotal roles. This is a story revolves around an Indian wedding that's about to take place an the days preceding to that . You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about he crazy number of relatives in an Indian family and how we don't even know half of them • We talk about our love for Delhi, Delhi and more Delhi • We talk about pre- 2000's India  and how this movie perfectly reflects that Quotables: I want to just accept all cities as they are..but it is so hard for me to let go of this love for delhi - Tanvi While we were watching the movie..we were so confused with all the relationships..which is exactly how Indian families are in real life..so the chaos was perfect – Flo There’s no discrimination between sexes when they (Indian families) tell you what do career wise – Tanvi Don’t you love Delhi fashion..ahh - Flo Find us on Instagram
Hum Aapke Hain Koun - directed by Sooraj Barjatya, the film stars Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Renuka Shahane in pivotal roles. This is a story about a big fat Indian wedding and it celebrates the Indian wedding traditions and the relationship between the families . You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.  Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about Indian weddings and wonder if this movie changed the whole wedding landscape • We talk about Tanvi's huge self-realization of her being a Salman Khan fan ;) • We talk about how we don't have a single criticism for this movie Quotables: The re-watchability is so high - Tanvi It’s a gateway to how an indian wedding is  – Flo I realize now that I was not a Salman Khan fan..I am a Prem fan – Tanvi She manages to make even the tacky dance steps so graceful…That’s her  - Flo Find us on Instagram
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar - directed by Mansoor Khan, the film stars Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori and  in pivotal roles. This is a coming-of-age story set in a small town of Dehradun and it revolves around a set of friends and deals with college rivalry and cycling . You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about the perfect casting • We talk about why Mansoor Khan should definitely drop his cheese making hobby and get abck to making more movies • We talk about what this movie means to each of us Quotables: The best thing about having you own podcast is you can talk about whatever you want - Tanvi It’s so hard to be relevant when you are that old, but he did it – Flo I know Pehla Nasha gets all the credit in this movie, but this is my favourite song in this movie – Tanvi We need to hunt her down and get her on on our podcast - Flo Find us on Instagram
Swarg - directed by David Dhawan, the film stars Rajesh Khanna, Govinda, Juhi Chawla and Madhavi in pivotal roles. This story is about Krishna played by Govinda who is a loyal house help and who is treated as family and when things take a turn for the worse, his loyalty is questioned. This was also an episode where Flo must have said " I have nothing to say about this movie" at least a million times ;)  You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about how there are some movies that we may not entirely love or agree with, but they make it to our list because they do represent Indian society and Indian families • We try to decode why this movie did so well • We talk about how unapologetic we are about our love for Indian cinema and even with all its flaws..It's still our very own and we embrace it despite all the flaws Quotables: It's one of those movies that shows Hindi movies in a bad light - Tanvi Juhi Chawla, after a movie like QSQT, she did this? - Flo While watching this movie, I was not just rolling my eyes, but I lied down..I needed some rest - Tanvi When they find a formula that works, they overkill it- Flo Find us on Instagram
Sansar -  directed by T. Rama Rao, starring Anupam Kher, Rekha and Raj Babbar in the lead roles - It is a story on the turmoils of the family of a postmaster. It shows the rift between the family due to clash of egos among the children and their parents..You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about the roles of perfect bahus of the 80's cinema played to perfection by Rekha, Jaya Pradha and Sridevi • We talk about the pressure that is put on the children in India especially when it comes to Board exams • We talk about how this movie shows exactly how joint families work and the role everyone has in an Indian family • We were constantly eye rolling at some scenes but deep down we knew this could happen in real life families too Quotables: Rekha has perfected this particular look - Tanvi I was constantly comparing it to the Tamil version - Flo The way they treat their daughter-in-law is very different from other movies from that period- Tanvi Best thing would be to have a balance between these two styles of parenting- Flo Find us on Instagram
Khubsoorat - directed by Yash Chopra and starring an ensemble cast of  Ashok Kumar, Rekha, Rakesh Roshan, Dina Pathak and David. It is a story about a huge family that gets seperated due to unforeseen circumstances and how they find their way back to each other.You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about personal space and how joint family may not be everyone's cup of tea (definitely not ours;)) • We talk about how moms in India think they are self-made doctors ;) • We talk about the underrated actors David and Ranjit and how they bring something unique to the roles (however small) they have played • We talk about nepotism and sometimes it's not all that bad (Just hear us out) Quotables: A lot of times we let go of things because we don't want to listen to a long lecture from our parents  - Tanvi Is there even a bad Hrishikesh Mukherjee movie? - Flo It's a word that you'd not even think of putting in a song but Gulzar does it so perfectly - Tanvi It's too idealistic to be translated well into real life - Flo Find us on Instagram
Amar Akbar Anthony - directed and produced by Manmohan Desai, the film stars Vinod Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor opposite Shabana Azmi, Parveen Babi and Neetu Singh in the lead roles. It's a story of three brothers who are separated in childhood and adopted by three families of different faiths and how they are brought together after many years due to various circumstances. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about Manmohan Desai who was an epitome of "Masala" in Hindi movies • We talk about Parveen Bhabhi - Flo confused her with Zeenat Aman and how a lot of people do that • We talk about stereotypes and how stereotypes need not be offensive always Quotables: I'd associate this movie with something like Tom and Jerry, in a good way - Tanvi This song, eve now..it alwyas gets me in a happy mood - Flo We are not singing..we are humming- Tanvi I love these crossovers when it happens - Flo Find us on Instagram
Bawarchi -  directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee starring Rajesh Khanna and Jaya Badhuri with Asrani, A.K. Hangal, Usha Kiran and Durga Khote in supporting roles - It is a story about a cook who brings a joint family together.You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about minimalism and how Hrishikesh Mukherjee's movie sets and clothes are all about it • We talk about the inspiration behind this story. • We talk about how there were no gray dimensions to the characters but that did not really bother us too much and how the movie is still so good after so many years Quotables: I wonder if it was a satire or if that's what he actually thought of ..about women and families - Tanvi We are living in a time of excess - Flo There are no gray characters- Tanvi It's not about which car you are driving but about where you graduated from - Flo Find us on Instagram
Waqt- directed by Yash Chopra and starring an ensemble cast of Sunil Dutt, Raaj Kumar, Sadhana, Balraj Sahni, Sharmila Tagore and Achala Sachdev. It is a story about a huge family that gets seperated due to unforeseen circumstances and how they find their way back to each other.You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about  the sleepy Bombay of the 60s • We talk about the connection between DDLJ and this movie. Let's see if you can guess the connection ;) • We talk about how dialogue delivery, dance moves etc were so soft and subtle and wonder why we hardly see a slow dance number between the leads Quotables: I wonder what was going on in Achala Sachdev's mind when that song comes up in DDLJ - Tanvi They didn't use music to manipulate the audience - Flo Who is to say this can't happen in real life- Tanvi This has masala in the right amount- Flo
Mother India - directed by Mehboob Khan and starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, and Raaj Kumar- Mother India is an epic drama about pverty-stricken Radha and her struggles to raise her sons. In this episode, we talk about what a dream role this was fro Nargis, Sanjay Dutt and how we can never stand up to any of these tests in life ;)You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below. Podcast Episode Summary: • We talk about Nargis' physical beauty and more so, her physical strength and the way she was potrayed • We talk about the connection between a scene in Vaastav and Mother India • We talk about the off screen love story on the sets (We are romantics at heart ;) Quotables: I felt like I would not stand up to any of these standards set by the character Radha - Tanvi I don't think any other movie after this has spoken about being a single mom as well as this movie has done - Flo We were so charmed by little Birju - Tanvi I love it when I know that off screen they were also falling in love - Flo Find us on Instagram
Introducing Season 2

Introducing Season 2

2020-08-27--:--

We are done with our first season where we talked about our Top 10 Quintessential Hindi Movies. Hope you enjoyed our Season 1 as much as we enjoyed drooling over 90's Salman Khan and Sharukh Khan. We are here with a little introduction to Season 2 where we will be talking about Top 10 Family Dramas. Give it a listen and find out why we picked this particular genre and what you can expect in this series. Hopefully, we have intrigued you enough to subscribe to us on iTunes or any of your favorite podcast apps.
We are wrapping out Quintessential Movies series with this episode. In this episode, we talk about the amazing podcasting community that we have found on Twitter, the characters that stood out to us, under age love stories and we talk about our moms Podcast Episode Summary:   We talk about movies that we will always have a soft spot for   We discuss if India is truly a new country and wonder if movie making has changed post-independence    We talk about why fashion will always be a part of our podcast   We talk about the unique charm of the 80s and 90s cinema   We talk about Indian moms and discuss all the moms we saw in these 10 movies   Quotables:   “Earlier it was all about the love story..Now, I was looking at the parents and other relationships” - Tanvi     [...]
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam- Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Ajay Devgan - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is a story about young love and love after marriage. In this episode, we talk about Ajay Devgan’s brooding looks, Manushi Chillar and wonder if Salman Khan is the first Khan to fart on screen. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.     Podcast Episode Summary:   We talk about  Sanjay Leela Bhansali pre-Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and post-Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and see how it has changed   We talk about Mills & Boon   We talk about how SLB took the audience for a ride (geographically)  and got away with it    < [...]
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai - Directed by Karan Johar and starring Sharukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukherjee - Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is a love story, where the daughter plays the matchmaker between her dad and his friend from college. In this episode, we talk about the cringe worthy fashion in the first half, Rani Mukherjee’s charisma and wonder if this college even exists on Planet Earth.   You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.   Podcast Episode Summary:   We talk about Fashion and how much we cringed just [...]
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge - Directed by Aditya Chopra and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, Dilwale Dulhani Le Jayenge is one of the greatest love stories ever told in Indian cinema. This movie changed the career graph of Shah Rukh Khan and catapulted him to the romantic hero of Bollywood that he is now. In this episode, we talk about the unusual colors Manish Malhotra used for Kajol’s traditional outfits, how DDLJ was the first movie that exclusively catered to the NRI audience and hear us sigh..A LOT thinking about the charming Raj a.k.a Shah Rukh Khan. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also list [...]
Maine Pyar Kiya - Directed by Sooraj Barjatya and starring Salman Khan and Bhagyashree, Maine Pyar Kiya is as quintessential as it gets when it comes to 80’s-90’s Hindi Cinema. So, it was a delight to talk about the gorgeous 90’s Salman Khan, his leather jacket and Rajshri Production’s choice to repeat the wardrobe in their movies.   You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.       Podcast Episode Summary:   Bhagyashree’s wardrobe and makeup was blah, but we lo [...]
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak - Directed by Mansoor Khan and starring Amir Khan and Juhi Chawla, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak is a contemporary adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. Join us as we talk about a very sweet cameo, the actor who plays Juhi Chawla’s friend in the movie and the evergreen songs that still make us smile.   You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.   Podcast Episode Summary:   We talk about the old couple that jives like a dream in the song “Papa Kehte hain” song   [...]
Ek Duje Ke Liye - The epic romance between two states - way before a certain someone wrote a book Directed by K. Balachander and starring Kamal Haasan and Rati Agnihotri. Join us as we talk about the gorgeous Rati Agnihotri, the phenomenon that is Kamal Haasan and of course, fashion.    You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.   Podcast Episode Summary:   We talk about fashion in the movies and how actors in older mo [...]
Love Story - The movie that probably made the word “Heart throb” familiar to India in 1981. Directed by Rahul Rawail and introducing Kumar Gaurav and Vijeta Pandit, Love Story was the perfect launch pad for these young actors. Join us as we talk about the cuteness that is Kumar Gaurav, Tumblr blog dedicated to Kumar Gaurav and of course, 2017’s favorite word of India, Nepotism.   You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.       Podcast Episode Summary:   • We talk about the go [...]
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Ravi Kumar Tiwari

one of my favourite movie of all time.

Nov 11th
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Pinaki Nanda

Good listen, apt research

May 4th
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