3: Bollywood on Bollywood

Bollywood is For Lovers show

Summary: In this episode we discuss how Bollywood presents itself in cinema by looking at a few films that take use behind the scenes of the Hindi film industry. Show notes: Om Shanti Om (Farah Khan, 2007) Arjun Rampal makes a great villain New term: Junior Artist “Dard E Disco” a.k.a. “The Pain of Disco” So Many Good Dance Scenes Luck By Chance (Zoya Akhtar, 2011) Nepotism and gender imbalances Opening sequence showing the production process Representation of filmi gossip INTERVAL (”Love Mera Hit Hit” from Billu) Billu (Priyadarshan, 2009) Hairstylists in India found the term “barber” derogatory SRK’s celebrity persona Matt wants Bollywood Star Wars Heroine (Madhur Bhandarkar, 2012) It’s hard out there for a heroine “Main Heroine Hoon” The Dirty Picture (Milan Luthria, 2011) Based on the tragic life of Silk Smitha Vidya Balan gives an acclaimed and sexy performance Double standards and the objectification of women NEXT TIME: The Next Generation of Bollywood Stars! Find us on iTunes! and Stitcher! Follow us on Twitter!