The Long Awaited 'Padmaavat' Movie Review

Feb 01, 05:51 PM
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On this episode of the Split Screen Podcast, we’re back with Kathy Gibson from Access Bollywood for a Movie Review of ‘Padmaavat’.

SHOW NOTES:

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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