Episode 258: Sholay


Guest Co-Host: Todd Stadtman, Beth Watkins

Ramesh Sippy's Sholay may be the most popular Indian film ever released. The film mixes Western conventions from films like The Magnificent Seven and Once Upon a Time in the West with Bollywood tropes.

Beth Watkins of Beth Loves Bollywood and Todd Stadtman, author of Funky Bollywood: The Wild World of 1970s Indian Action Cinema, join Mike in discussing the importance of Sholay.

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Links:
Buy Sholay on DVD
Buy Funky Bollywood: The Wild World of 1970s Indian Action Cinema by Todd Stadtman
Buy Sholay: The Making Of A Classic by Anupama Chopra
Visit Beth Loves Bollywood
Visit Die Danger Die Die Kill

Music:
"Haa Jab Tak Hai Jaan" - Lata Mangeshkar
"Yeh Dosti Hum Nahin" - Kishore Kumar & Manna Dey

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