Awful and Awesome Ep 185: Borat 2, The Queen's Gambit, and Mirzapur Season 2

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Awful and Awesome Ep 185: Borat 2, The Queen's Gambit, and Mirzapur Season 2
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Talking about Mirzapur Season 2:

Rajyasree: Munna’s character is very important because…

Abhinandan: Because he has no character.

Rajyasree: He really has no character, he’s a horrible character.

Abhinandan: That’s why it was funny. You don’t have to justify my joke, it was implicit in the joke.

Rajyasree: No, no, you have to explain. Hindi cinema has taught me.

Abhinandan: Making a joke in front of you is really like “Bhains ke aage been bajana”.

Rajyasree: Now you’re calling me a bhains? I’ve told you don’t fat-shame all the time.

Abhinandan: It’s a muhawra in Hindi.

Rajyasree: Either you’re calling me black or you’re calling me fat, it’s so shameful to do this to a person.

Abhinandan: Can we move on?

Rajyasree: Obviously, because I’ll start crying otherwise.

Rajyasree and Abhinandan burst out laughing.

This and a whole lot of other stuff awful and awesome as Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen discuss the films Rebecca and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm; the web series The Queen's Gambit and Mirzapur Season 2; and Eros Now’s controversial Navratri ad campaign.

Tune in!


00:08: Introduction

01:51: Borat 2

15:00: Letters from listeners

17:27: Rebecca

29:15: Eros Now controversy

32:36: Mirzapur Season 2

44:28: Letters from listeners

47:33: The Queen's Gambit



Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Sacha Baron Cohen hits back at Borat 2 criticism from Trump

The Queen’s Gambit

Mirzapur S2

Streaming portal Eros Now apologises for ‘vulgar’ Navratri ads that triggered boycott call

Recorded and produced by Jude Weston, edited by Samarendra K Dash.

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