Tag: Hindi

“Filmi Ladies: Pathaan

Shah Rukh Khan is back and the Filmi Ladies (Pitu Sultan and the Gutter’s own Beth Watkins) are here to discuss ! “We saw [Pathaan] and we loved it! Highlights of our conversation: • his hair • loving Dimple Kapadia • being pleasantly surprised by John Abraham • taking joy […]

Filmi Ladies on Party Songs!

The Gutter’s own Beth Watkins joins Pitu Sultan and special guest Amrita from Khandaan Podcast to talk party songs on the Filmi Ladies Podcast! “”Party song” is a concept we all think we understand, but this decades-old building block of Hindi cinema deserves a closer look. The one […]

Filmi Ladies on LGBTQIA+ Hindi Films!

The Film Ladies podcast, including the Gutter’s own Beth Watkins, discuss LGBTQIA+ Hindi films! “Delightful and very smart filmmaker, writer, and journalist Nihit Bhave (Sacred Games, Choked, Dobaaraa, Phir Kabhi) joins us to talk about Hindi films with LGBTQIA+ stories and characters. The new Madhuri Dixie film Maja […]

Kohraa

Rummaging around for a spooky film for my Gutter submission for October, I decided upon Kohraa, (“The Fog”), a 1964 Hindi adaptation of Rebecca. Rewatching Kohraa and Hitchcock’s Rebecca (1940) back to back, I’m struck by how much more isolated the Indian protagonist is. Kohraa spends most of […]