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Awful and Awesome Ep 351: Scoop, Laapataa Ladies, Amar Singh Chamkila

The pop culture podcast that isn’t afraid to pop the bubble.

WrittenBy:NL Team

While discussing Laapataa Ladies:

Rajyasree: It was a sweet film. I cried at the end.

Abhinandan: Which is so rare. You cry in every film, even in Ram Ratan Dhan Payo.

Rajyasree: It’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. In fact, you almost cried upon realising what a shit film it was. I cried in Chennai Express.

This and a whole lot of awful and awesome as Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri discuss Scoop, Laapataa Ladies, and Amar Singh Chamkila. Abhinandan also shares some entertaining pop culture headlines he came across. 

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Producer’s note: The films and series reviewed in this episode were reviewed earlier, but Rajyasree and Abhinandan have new perspectives to offer.  


00:00 - Introductions

3:04 - Pop culture headlines by Abhinandan

9:05 - Letters and an apology by Rajyasree

14:25 - Laapataa Ladies 

28:15 - Amar Singh Chamkila

35:45 - Scoop

41:40 - Some more political ads and songs 


Amar Singh Chamkila


Laapataa Ladies 

Shiv Sena UBT Hindi Advertisement

BJP rap song

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Produced, recorded by Shubang Gautam and edited by Umrav Singh.

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