Dancing on Hoodoos: Bollywood in Alberta

Jul 01, 2016, 09:40 PM

To celebrate Canada Day we look at three films shot in our home province of Alberta Canada.

Show Notes:

Happy Canada Day!

Erin is sick, also we picked the wrong setting on our mic. so she sounds very far away

Alberta has more Oscar nominations than any other province in Canada

Tum Bin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tum_Bin), songs: “Chhoti Chhoti Raatein (https://youtu.be/2S-1S9SPZ00 )”and “Pyar Humko Hone Laga (https://youtu.be/mJlDDZPCaAE0”

Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HumkoDeewanaKarGaye), songs: “Tum Jo Na Aate"/title song (https://youtu.be/LXuZXdR3trU) and sad version (https://youtu.be/l938aA3pge8), “Fana Fanah Ye Dil Fanah (https://youtu.be/3uOCVmwfPrI),” and “Bhula Denge Tumko Sanam (https://youtu.be/8Q2YA5sOZY)”

Koi... Mil Gaya (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koi...MilGaya)

Satyajit Ray’s The Alien (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TheAlien(film))

The Krrish (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krrish_(franchise)) series

Songs shot in Alberta: “In Pancchiyon (https://youtu.be/BfmdlboyOLQ).” “Koi... Mil Gaya (https://youtu.be/8ljX-fp5rm0),” “Jaadu (https://youtu.be/-hXoAmpEo2w),” and “Haye Aayla (https://youtu.be/7idy9h0kxic)”

Jaadu was stealing scenes from Hrithik Roshan

“Idhar Chala Main Udhar Chala (https://youtu.be/1lJT3FyQLfE),” the An American in Paris inspired dance

(INTERVAL (“Gazab Ka Hain Yeh” (https://youtu.be/xJmu_ud93GU) from Sanam Re)

8 x 10 Tasveer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8x10_Tasveer)

Akshay Kumar is a forest ranger and his father is the CEO of a private oil company, so very Alberta

Where does one park their yacht in Alberta

Sanam Re (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanam_Re)

“Humne Pee Rakhi Hai (https://youtu.be/6nVaq23shLI),” Divya Khosla Kumar's item number

The Prince of Wales Hotel in Waterton (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PrinceofWalesHotel) and Strathmore (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strathmore,Alberta)

"Gazab Ka Hai Yeh Din (https://youtu.be/-hXoAmpEo2w)"

How films can stereotype other cultures and places

“Hua Hain Aaj Pehli Baar (https://youtu.be/DGVJtAHzzDQ)” the other song that showcases Alberta

NEXT TIME: We welcome Trash, Art, and The Movies (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/trash-art-and-the-movies/id352420040?mt=2) co-host Paul Matwychuk (https://twitter.com/Myelbow ) on to discuss Devdas and Dev. D

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