Just Because We Can - Director Ashutosh Gowariker

In this supplement episode, we talk about Ashutosh Gowariker, who made it big with Lagaan. Listen to us as we dive into his three movies Lagaan, Swades and Jodhaa Akbar. You can listen and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes / Stitcher / TuneIn or on YouTube. You can also listen to this episode right here on this player below.
Podcast Episode Summary:

  • We talk about how authentic his set designs are and how they take you into the world the stories are set in

  • We talk about how he writes women characters

  • We talk about how he used AR Rahman for all these three movies and how different the sounds are in all three movies

  • Does he deliver a social message through each movie and if sometimes it feels like he tries to convey too many things at the same time


Lagaan had a very interesting setup of a sports movie but set during british India  - Flo

He went to every leading actor of that time and everyone refused to do the movie - Tanvi

The first time I watched Swades, I didn't like it - Tanvi

It's hard to forget that they are not Aish and Hrithik, but they do just that - Flo