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'Do I Like It?' tries to flip the classical format of movie and music reviews with a passionate, 'fan-first' approach. We believe that in this age of the internet, no one is an authority on what is considered good art. We are just fans who are passionate about content. And 'Do I Like It?' is a fan telling another fan why they like or dislike a piece of content. No unnecessary high brow snobbery.

Prateek Lidhoo is a podcaster, rapper, music producer, screenwriter and an overall nerd about all audio visual content. His hobbies include analysing films frame-by-frame to extract the last ounce of subtext from them. With this podcast, he likes to maintain a fun, yet passionate lens with which he talks about movies and music.

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'Do I Like It?' tries to flip the classical format of movie and music reviews with a passionate, 'fan-first' approach. We believe that in this age of the internet, no one is an authority on what is considered good art. We are just fans who are passionate about content. And 'Do I Like It?' is a fan telling another fan why they like or dislike a piece of content. No unnecessary high brow snobbery.

Prateek Lidhoo is a podcaster, rapper, music producer, screenwriter and an overall nerd about all audio visual content. His hobbies include analysing films frame-by-frame to extract the last ounce of subtext from them. With this podcast, he likes to maintain a fun, yet passionate lens with which he talks about movies and music.

    The Visual Language of Diljit Dosanjh's 'Amar Singh Chamkila'

    The Visual Language of Diljit Dosanjh's 'Amar Singh Chamkila'

    Imtiaz Ali didn't make 'Amar Singh Chamkila'.

    Yes, you read it right. Stay tuned to find out why.

    In this episode of 'Do I Like It', Prateek Lidhoo talks about the Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra starrer 'Amar Singh Chamkila', based on the life of the Punjabi singer. Going further than a general review, we dive deep into the visual language of the Netflix film, looking at how editor Aarti Bajaj and cinematographer Sylvester Fonseca created a complex portrait of an atist, without spelling out every little detail. Watch till the end and let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

    • 11 min
    Finished Hindi Films That Never Released

    Finished Hindi Films That Never Released

    In this episode of Do I Like It, Prateek Lidhoo talks about some Hindi films that were written, shot and edited, but never released to be viewed by the public.

    These films were canned even though they were finished, due to legal issues, censorship, or not being picked up by any OTT platform. Through this list, we try to understand the times we are living in, where some of the best work of Indian cinema is kept away from audiences, lying dormant in a studio's archive.

    From Shoojit Sircar's 'Shoebite', to the director's cut of 'Bombay Velvet', this episode features some picks you'll be surprised by. Listen till the end and tell us your thoughts in the comments below!

    • 11 min
    Things You Need To Know Before Watching Diljit Dosanjh's 'Amar Singh Chamkila'

    Things You Need To Know Before Watching Diljit Dosanjh's 'Amar Singh Chamkila'

    Imtiaz Ali's new film 'Amar Singer Chamkila' is set for a Netflix release on 12 April 2024. The biopic stars Diljit Dosanjh and Parineeti Chopra in lead roles. In this episode of Do I Like It, Prateek Lidhoo talks about the life and career of Amar Singh Chamkila, his wife and collaborator Amarjot, and how they were mysteriously assassinated on the 8 March 1988.

    Prateek draws parallels to artists like Sidhu Moose Wala, Tupac Shakur and AIB to explore how their art tells us about the fantasies of people who consume this "obscene" art. If you haven't heard Chamkila's music before, this episode is for you! 

    • 9 min
    Interviewing Daniel Sloss: The Scottish Comedian Who Caused 1 Lakh Breakups

    Interviewing Daniel Sloss: The Scottish Comedian Who Caused 1 Lakh Breakups

    In this episode of Do I Like It, Prateek Lidhoo talks to Daniel Sloss, whose comedy special 'Jigsaw' is said to have caused more than one lakh breakups. The Scottish comedian is in India for an eight-city tour of his new show, 'Can't', as a part of DeadAnt Live's initiative 'The Loop'. He sat down with us to talk about his favourite Indian food, Indian languages, his comedy style, and why he's no longer a Netflix comic.

    • 15 min
    The Best Actor Turned Directors in Bollywood

    The Best Actor Turned Directors in Bollywood

    In this episode of Do I Like It, let us talk about some of the best actor turned directors in Hindi cinema. Recently, the trailer of Randeep Hooda's directorial debut 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar' dropped. While experts are talking about the historical authenticity and political ramifications of the film, Prateek Lidhoo goes down memory lane and discusses some other actors who sat behind the camera to tell their stories.

    From sentimental nostalgia watches to hard-hitting political dramas, the Hindi film industry is filled with cinematic multitaskers. Listen till the end!

    • 9 min
    Beyond Clichés: Why 'Laapataa Ladies' Works as a 'Small-Town' Film

    Beyond Clichés: Why 'Laapataa Ladies' Works as a 'Small-Town' Film

    In this episode of 'Do I Like It', Prateek Lidhoo talks about the Kiran Rao directed 'Laapataa Ladies', starring Nitanshi Goel, Pratibha Ranta, and Sparsh Shrivastava. Produced by Aamir Khan Productions, the film talks about the chaos that ensues after brides get exchanged in a comedy of errors.

    Prateek dives deep into the screenplay of the film, and tries to break down what decisions led to this film working over other 'small-town' films, which don't generate as much excitement as their starting premise. From nuanced character development to a meticulous approach of setups and payoffs, 'Laapataa Ladies' is a masterclass in cinematic writing. 

    • 10 min

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