24 episodes

We love our films, and we love talking about them even more! Tune into listen to us discussing the classics and the latest in South Indian cinema.

south talkies by kumar, hari and pallavi

    • TV & Film

We love our films, and we love talking about them even more! Tune into listen to us discussing the classics and the latest in South Indian cinema.

    Palasa 1978

    Palasa 1978

    We talk about the intense and rugged Telugu movie 'Palasa 1978' - and how it is the first Dalit, sub-altern voice from Telugu voice. Podcast covers social themes and markers, Palasa in real life, comparisons with Pa Ranjith, caste dynamics in Telugu cinema and the impact of the movie.

    Ravi Teja Rambarki, a sociolgy student, who looks at the interface between caste and cinema is a guest on the show.  You can follow him on Twitter @changeforself

    • 56 min
    Sudani from Nigeria

    Sudani from Nigeria

    We talk about the Malayalam sports dramedy. How it captures the passion of football in a 7s team in Kerala, and how a broke manager deals with an injury to his star player, while dealing with his emotional struggles at home.

    A sweet, funny and soft movie that once again shows Malayalam movies are the best in the country now.

    • 39 min
    Mani Ratnam - secretly Right Wing?

    Mani Ratnam - secretly Right Wing?

    We talk about how Mani Ratnam has the most diverse collection of stories made in India, and has touched topics no one else has.

    Also some thoughts on an article where he is accused of being a silent pusher of Right Wing propaganda?

    https://www.huffingtonpost.in/entry/the-right-wing-hindu-hypernationalist-politics-of-mani-ratnam-s-films_in_5f382534c5b69fa9e2fc3eef

    • 25 min
    Interview with Roopa Rao

    Interview with Roopa Rao

    We talk with Roopa Rao on her inspiration behind the making of Gantumoote, the actual process and experience of making Gantumoote and her future projects.  For best experience, listen with earphones/headphones. Interview is in English. 

    • 49 min
    Interview with Baradwaj Rangan : Part 2

    Interview with Baradwaj Rangan : Part 2

    In part 2 of an extended interview with #BaradwajRangan, we talk about his screenplay writing experience, caste in Indian cinema, pressure in reviewing star movies and how big budgets limit innovation.   Like, share and subscribe to our channel.  

     "Music: www.bensound.com"

    • 46 min
    Interview with Baradwaj Rangan : Part 1

    Interview with Baradwaj Rangan : Part 1

    In part 1 of an extended interview with #BaradwajRangan, we talk about how someone considered to be a misfit in Tamil cinema made it big, the democratization of movie reviews, influence of social media in a movie's performance and the process that goes into his reviews and interviews.  

    For best experience, listen with earphones/headphones. 

    Interview is in English. 

    Like, share and subscribe to our channel.

    • 26 min

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