S06E17: Sharaabi (1984) - Sexy, Angry Amitabh Bachchan

Sharaabi (English: Alcoholic) is a 1984 Indian Hindi comedy drama film produced and directed by Prakash Mehra. A workaholic businessman (Pran) neglects his only son after his wife's death. The son (Amitabh Bachchan) grows up to be a rebellious alcoholic. 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 Amitabh's drunk swag
  • We talk about how everyone, from the director to the actors, brought in their A game 
  • We talk about how not all popular cinema is "leave your brains at home" cinema

This is my most favourite movie of Amitabh - Tanvi

I am all for sacrificial mothers, but it was kind of nice to see this relationship between a father and a son - Flo

You can actually see that is work improved - Tanvi

He makes the vices look so good - Flo