Age of Empires: Aśoka and Jodhaa Akbar

Jan 29, 2018, 04:54 AM

In honour of Padmaavat’s release, we discuss a pair of epic romances.

Show Notes:

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Erin invented a cocktail (

63rd Filmfare Awards (

Padmaavat (

The epic genre (

Our episodes on Lagaan ( and Mughal-e-Azam (

Aśoka (

Emperor Ashoka (

Darth SRK

Songs: “San Sanana (,” “O Re Kanchi (,” and “Raat Ka Nasha (”

Using violence to promote non-violence

Is historical accuracy important?

Let us know if you think There Will Be blood is an epic or not

(INTERVAL (“Roshni Se ( from Aśoka)

Erin invented another cocktail (

Jodhaa Akbar (

Akbar ( and Jodhaabai (

“Azeem-O-Shaan Shanenshah (”

“In Lamhon Ke Daaman Mein (”

Sonu Sood is a dead ringer for a young Big B (

Romance versus politics

We forgot to mention Akbar’s love of taming elephants (

Jodhaa’s eunuch lady in waiting (

Matt finally mentions Crusader Kings (

“Star Wars Undercover Boss” (


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