2017 Year End Review

Jan 16, 2018, 06:11 AM

We recap the most notable Bollywood films of the back half of 2017, from July to December.

Show Notes:

Erin is sick, as always

Our episode on the first half of 2017 (https://audioboom.com/posts/6074501-2017-midyear-review)

Padmavati is now called Padmaavat (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padmaavat) and it’s coming out on January 25, 2018

Mom (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mom_(film))

The rape revenge genre (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapeandrevenge_film)

Jagga Jasoos (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jagga_Jasoos)

Our episode on Anurag Basu (https://audioboom.com/posts/6153927-life-in-a-red-circle-the-films-of-anurag-basu)

Sung-through musical (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sung-through)

“Galti Se Mistake (https://youtu.be/05TA9jNnCdU)”

Lipstick Under My Burkha (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LipstickUnderMy_Burkha)

Our episode on the India Film Festival of Alberta (https://audioboom.com/posts/6120218-supplemental-episode-2-bifl-at-india-film-festival-of-alberta-2017)

Munna Michael (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munna_Michael)

Nawazuddin Siddiqui dancing in “Swag (https://youtu.be/iFYExvoVKGU)”

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

Jab Harry Met Sejal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JabHarryMet_Sejal)

“PHURRR (https://youtu.be/0BiJrQBIqWw)”

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toilet:EkPrem_Katha)

Bareilly Ki Barfi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BareillyKiBarfi)

Erin starts to notice a trend in the year’s better films

A Gentleman (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Gentleman)

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

The Emergency (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TheEmergency(India))shub

Sunny Leone in “Piya More (https://youtu.be/F6wn3Cw-o0g)” (also Emraan Hashmi’s Free Love shirt)

Shub Mangal Saavdhan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ShubhMangalSaavdhan)

Matt tries very hard to make erectile dysfunction jokes

Daddy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daddy(2017film))

(INTERVAL (“Disco Disco (https://youtu.be/I5SzASOuZVA) from A Gentleman)

Simran (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simran_(film))

Lucknow Central (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucknow_Central)

The film Matt is trying to remember is Greenfingers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenfingers) starring Clive Owen

Newton (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton_(film))

Bhoomi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhoomi_(film))

Judwaa 2 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judwaa_2)

Our episode with Asim Burney (https://audioboom.com/posts/6377939-seeing-double-judwaa-x2-with-asim-burney)

Chef (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chef(2017film))

Chef (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chef_(film)) and Chef! (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chef!)

Proof of Erin’s Bollywood bias

Secret Superstar (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secret_Superstar)

“Sexy Baliye (https://youtu.be/-2VZsMrWbag)”

Golmaal Again (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golmaal_Again)

Erin can’t remember the plot of this film

Ittefaq (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ittefaq(2017film))

Qarb Qarib Singlle (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QaribQaribSinglle)

Tumhari Sulu (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tumhari_Sulu)

Tiger Zinda Hai (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TigerZindaHai)

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