The Sunny (Leone) Side of Bollywood, with Allan Mott

May 26, 2016, 04:52 AM

In this episode we are joined by writer and film lover Allan Mott to discuss Canadian porn star turned Bollywood heroine Sunny Leone.

Show Notes: Welcome Allan Mott (! Western pop culture isn’t universal Hrithik Roshan cats ( Our Krrish 3 review for The Pulp ( Allan’s Pecha Kucha presentation on The Apple: “Transcending Tacky” ( Devon Sanders’ “Dignity In Satin: How Wonder Woman Taught Me To Be a Better Man” ( Sunny Leone, Vivid Girl turned Bollywood actress ( “It Happened To Me: I Worked Graveyard at a Sex Store” ( Making the transition from an adult industry to a mainstream one Kim Kardashian, Traci Lords, and Sasha Grey The ways beautiful women are stereotyped and underestimated Allan’s thoughts on Starcrash ( INTERVAL “Tere Bin Nahi Laage” from Ek Paheli Leela (

Ek Paheli Leela ( Double role: Meera ( and Leela ( Matt didn’t see the twist coming! Don’t throw away your antidepressants away The brother’s band’s music ( Why do free spirited Bollywood heroines always need to be tamed? Mastizaade ( The Masti series and Milap Zaveri ( Lily (the Madonna) and Laila (the whore) Lele ( Titli Boobna ( All animal footage was filmed outside of India The Indian Censor Board (

NEXT TIME: We look at three films featuring LGBTQ characters and issues, Margarita With A Straw, Kapoor & Sons (since 1921), and Aligarh

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