The Bollywood Remake Of Kramer vs. Kramer

Episode 40,   Apr 15, 2018, 05:40 PM

Former guest Muhammed Baloch returns to discuss the Bollywood remake of a critically acclaimed Oscar nominated Hollywood movie with host Shah Shahid 


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Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) was nominated for multiple Oscars, and was critically received.  [ ]

You can get Kramer vs. Kramer on Amazon.  [ ]

You can watch Akele Hum Akele Tum on Youtube. [ ]

Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995) was nominated for many Filmfare Awards and is a memorable movie for its lead actors.  [ ]

Shah feels like these two movies tell different stories, despite the same premise. 

Was Akele Hum Akele Tum an improvement by giving both male and female leads significance in the story?

The father-son elements were improved upon in Akele Hum Akele Tum.

The Bollywood version has a song plagiarism sub plot, while the movie itself lifted two of its songs from other Western songs. 

The Godfather theme: [

Akele Hum Akele Tum title song: [ ]

Last Christmas by Wham! [ ]

Dil Mera Churaya Kyun from Akele Hum Akele Tum: [ ]

Dustin Hoffman’s off screen and on screen behaviour in Kramer vs. Kramer was weird. [ ]   

Which movie had a better courtroom scene?


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