Awful and Awesome Ep 216: Toofaan, How to Become a Tyrant, Cannes Film Festival

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Awful and Awesome Ep 216: Toofaan, How to Become a Tyrant, Cannes Film Festival
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Talking about the docuseries How to Become a Tyrant:

Abhinandan: We will talk about a series called How to Become a Tyrant.

Rajyasree: Which is about Abhinandan.

Abhinandan: It’s a six-part series.

Rajyasree: He’s written it. It’s about his life.

Abhinandan: No one will believe you that I’m a tyrant. No one!

Rajyasree: Shall I tell them how you threw a chair at me once?

Abhinandan: Tyrants don’t do that. Tyrants will just…

Rajyasree: Kill!

Abhinandan: Yeah.

Rajyasree: Once you tried to run me over but I was so quick. I just stepped another way.

Abhinandan: That’s why I had to buy a new car because I had to re-tyre.

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 film Toofaan; Netflix docuseries How to Become a Tyrant; the trailer of the film Mimi; and the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival.

PS: Abhinandan and Rajyasree talk about their favourite rain songs.

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Timecodes

00.01 - Introduction

03.34 - Subscriber letters

06.09 - Toofan

24.38 - Subscriber letters

36.00 - How to become a tyrant

47.22 - Cannes Film Festival

54.23 - Subscribers letters

55.53 - Mimi trailer

59.24 - Rain songs

References

Toofaan

Bol Bol Bol

How to Become a Tyrant

Dictator's Handbook: A Practical Manual for the Aspiring Tyrant by Randall Wood, Carmine DeLuca

Kamal R Khan Withdraws His Plea In SC Against HC's Order Restraining Him From Making Defamatory Remarks Against Vashu Bhagnani

First They Killed My Father

Titane

Amruta Fadnavis’s tweet

The Good Wife

Rain by Madonna

Why Bollywood stopped romancing the rain

Rain Is Falling

Madonna: Rain

Aaj Rapat Jaye Toh

Tip Tip Barsa Paani

Jhooti Mooti Mitwa Aawan Bole

Sawan Ke Jhoole

Humsafar Milti Hai Manzil

Pegasus Project: How Phones of Journalists, Ministers, Activists May Have Been Used to Spy On Them

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