The Long Awaited 'Padmaavat' Movie Review
On this episode of the Split Screen Podcast, we’re back with Kathy Gibson from Access Bollywood for a Movie Review of ‘Padmaavat’.
1. Shah & Kathy catch up after New Years.
2. Spoiler-Free Movie Review of 'Padmaavat'.
3. Spoiler Filled Movie Review of 'Padmaavat'.
‘Padmaavat’ based on poem by Malik Muhammad Jayasi way back in 1540.
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padmaavat ]
Split Screen Podcast Episode 26 (not 6, as mentioned in the show) for more background on the real-life Padmavati.
[ https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/split-screen-podcast-episode-26-sanjay-leela-bhansali/id1056295660?i=1000381140557&mt=2&at=1001lbaw ]
Listen to Bollywood Is For Lovers Episode 53, for a recent update on ‘Padmaavat’ scandal.
[ https://audioboom.com/posts/6552042-controversy-loves-bollywood-aarakshan-madras-cafe-udta-punjab ]
Chinese New Year is February 16, 2018.
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ChineseNewYear ]
Bengali New Year is April 14, 2018.
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pahela_Baishakh ]
SPOILER-FREE MOVIE REVIEW:
Kathy synopsizes ‘Padmaavat’.
[ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5935704/ ]
The ‘Ghoomar’ song from ‘Padmaavat’ is amazing!
[ https://youtu.be/v7K4vGYL9zI ]
Listen to Bollywood Is For Lovers Episode 56 for a more comprehensive Review of 'Jodhaa Akbar'.
[ https://audioboom.com/posts/6624337-age-of-empires-asoka-and-jodhaa-akbar ]
How much of ‘Padmaavat’s content may have been dictated by the off-screen controversy?
Shah & Kathy discuss the performances of the film.
Does Sanjay Leela Bhansali try to appease the Rajputs?
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajput ]
Did the duress Bhansali was under during the making of ‘Padmaavat’, affect the final product?
SPOILER FILLED MOVIE REVIEW:
Should the casting of a superstar dictate the significance of his character in a movie?
The concept of Jauhar is glorified or shown as tragedy?
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jauhar ]
Kathy asks what the point of making 'Padmaavat' in today's time was?
How far can creative liberty go in an adaptation of another material?
The 'Dhoom' films are a Bollywood action franchise.
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhoom(filmseries) ]
Be sure to provide your feedback on Shah & Kathy’s version of ‘Padmaavat’.
'Troy' is a 2004 film adaptation of the 'Trojan War'.
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trojan_War ]
Correction: The play that Kathy mentions is actually ‘Carousel’, not ‘Showboat’.
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carousel_(film) ]
Kathy's Review of 'Padmaavat': [ https://accessbollywood.net/2018/01/26/movie-review-padmaavat-2018/ ]
Shah's Review of 'Padmaavat': [ http://indianscreen.com/padmaavat-2018-movie-review/ ]
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