Traveling in the Love Lane: The Films of Aditya Chopra

Dec 21, 2016, 03:36 AM

In honour of his latest release, Befikre, we discuss three films directed by Aditya Chopra.

Show Notes:

We’ve been very busy and very sick

Aditya Chopra (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aditya_Chopra)

Our episode on DDLJ (https://audioboom.com/posts/4467726-episode-7-come-fall-in-love?t=0)

Yash Raj Films (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YashRajFilms)

Mohabbatein (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohabbatein)

A huge cast of icons and newcomers

So many leaves

Everyone is fallin’ in love, even though it is forbidden

Uday Chopra’s sexy and intense dancing (https://youtu.be/4vwqlLkymIE)

Why does Amitabh Bachchan hate love?

Early 2000s fashion

Songs: “Soni Soni (https://youtu.be/OpLD97fG9Hw),” “Aankhein Khuli (https://youtu.be/eM8Mjuq4MwQ),” “Pairon Mein Bandhan Hai (https://youtu.be/bC7RmYYMqTw),” and “Humko Humise Chura Lo (https://youtu.be/zWPsjhBaRb0)”

INTERVAL (“Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte (https://youtu.be/S3P3DSk_ap0)” from Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi)

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RabNeBanaDiJodi)

SRK attempts to be cool

Does Anushka Sharma recognize SRK the whole time?

Songs: “Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai (https://youtu.be/Vim6rhY_S0g) and “Dance Pe Chance (https://youtu.be/rap8SoUIPaw)”

Examining the Bollywood star persona, famous jodis, and the romatic tradition

Befikre (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Befikre)

Modern, crazy love

You can’t be friends with your ex

Ranveer Singh’s bum!!!

Vaani Kapoor (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaani_Kapoor)

Songs: “Nasha Si Chadh Gayi (https://youtu.be/Wd2B8OAotU8),” “Ude Dil Befikre (https://youtu.be/gXe-KWe-YMs),” “You and Me (https://youtu.be/TZ82ZR70vcc),” and “Je T’aime (https://youtu.be/dowuV7mgmWg),” “Khulke Dulke (https://youtu.be/X6qFTZUisG4)”

Comparisons to Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AeDilHai_Mushkil)

French aesthetics

So much kissing (https://youtu.be/o1naAWn2IsY)

NEXT TIME: We’re taking a break to go on vacation, we’ll be back in the new year

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