7: Come ... Fall in Love: DDLJ at 20

Bollywood is For Lovers show

Summary: This week we take an in depth look at Aditya Chopra’s landmark romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, or DDLJ Show Notes: Thanks to (the attractive) Allan Mott for reviewing the show Matt's podcast roundup on The Pulp Celebrating DDLJ's 20th Anniversary December 18th is stacked with movie releases Erin makes a Rocky reference We recognize Amrish Puri from his iconic role in Temple of Doom Kajol's unibrow So much Switzerland Shout out to Pretentious Movie Reviews Raj is an asshole, but charming “Tujh Dekha To”, the song in a canola field (canola stands for: Canada Oil Low Acid) INTERVAL ("Zara Sa Jhoom Loon Main" from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge) Simran is a handful while drunk We are familiar with snow Shah Rukh Khan's star-making performance (and terrible fashion sense) and his iconic jodi with Kajol DDLJ is the longest running film in Indian film history, maybe ever Take the YRF Enchanted Journey in glorious Switzerland "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge: The Record-Breaking Bollywood Rom-Com Celebrating 1000 Weeks in Cinemas" by Scott Jordan Harris We discuss the lack of film criticism and popular awareness in the west Poptimism Next Episode: we discuss the work of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali