Episode 13: Are Luv Ranjan films such as Pyaar Ka Punchnama and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety misogynistic? Aparita and Baisakhi debate in two episodes. In #13, a look at Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. This movie marks the return of Kartik Aaryan and Nushrat Bharucha along with Sunny Singh Nijjar in yet another Luv Ranjan bromance, this time set against a shaadi ka backdrop.
In Geeton Ka Ghanchakkar listen to Lehmber Hussainpuri’s popping track Sadi Gali from Tanu Weds Manu (2011), and the gentle duet from Abhimaan (1973) Teri Bindiya Re, sung by Mohd. Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar.
In Bollywood Behes, Aparita and Baisakhi discuss their own interpretations of Luv Ranjan’s third feature Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, which became one of Bollywood’s highest grossing films in early 2018. Although a much more polished affair than his debut film, critics pointed out that elements of misogyny continued in Luv Ranjan’s latest work.
Music: Bollywood Blades by Professor Kliq/ Material Breakthrough by Peritune