Bollywood on Bollywood
In this episode we discuss how Bollywood presents itself in cinema by looking at a few films that take use behind the scenes of the Hindi film industry.
Om Shanti Om (Farah Khan, 2007) Arjun Rampal makes a great villain New term: Junior Artist “Dard E Disco” a.k.a. “The Pain of Disco” So Many Good Dance Scenes Luck By Chance (Zoya Akhtar, 2011) Nepotism and gender imbalances Opening sequence showing the production process Representation of filmi gossip
INTERVAL (”Love Mera Hit Hit” from Billu)
Billu (Priyadarshan, 2009) Hairstylists in India found the term “barber” derogatory SRK’s celebrity persona Matt wants Bollywood Star Wars Heroine (Madhur Bhandarkar, 2012) It’s hard out there for a heroine “Main Heroine Hoon” The Dirty Picture (Milan Luthria, 2011) Based on the tragic life of Silk Smitha Vidya Balan gives an acclaimed and sexy performance Double standards and the objectification of women
NEXT TIME: The Next Generation of Bollywood Stars!
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