S06E14: Namak Halaal (1982) - Sexy, Angry Amitabh Bachchan

Joining us on this episode is out Twitter friend, Sam. Namak Halaal (English: Loyal Servant) is a 1982 Indian action-comedy masala film, directed by Prakash Mehra and written by Kader Khan, with music by Bappi Lahiri and lyrics by Anjaan. Brought up by his grandfather, Arjun Singh moves to the city in search of a new job and life. While in the city he meets Bhairon who helps him find a job as a singer in a 5-star hotel owned by Raja.  (Source: IMDb). 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 ageism and how women actors had a shelf life
  • We talk about the contrast styling of Smita Patil and Parveen Bhabhi
  • We talk about Amitabh's mastery over hindi and if that added to his popularity

She is just owning the screen - Tanvi

The attention to details that they have done with the saree is immaculate - Sam

They both own that space at the terrace party - Flo