S06E18: Mard (1985) - Sexy, Angry Amitabh Bachchan

Our twitter friend, Shah Shahid of The Splitscreen Podcast, joins us today as we talk about Mard. Mard (English: Man) is a 1985 Hindi action film, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Amrita Singh and directed by Manmohan Desai.  It is the early 20th century when India remains part of the British empire. The story is about Raju (Amitabh Bachhan) , who follows in his father, Raja Azad Singh's footsteps and his fight against the British.

Podcast Episode Summary:

  • We talk about the costumes and our confusion with the time period it was set in
  • We talk about how there were numerous villains and parallel stories going on
  • We talk about all of Manmohan Desai' previous movie references that were thrown in this movie

The outfits and the time period just did not match - Flo

These costumes looked like Mogambo rejects - Shah

After all these stellar performances, this was a disappointment - Tanvi