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Awful and Awesome Ep 352: Heeramandi, Unfrosted, The Idea of You

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

WrittenBy:NL Team

While discussing Heeramandi :

Rajyasree: If you wear velvet and zardozi in the heat of Lahore, you won’t have a nawab around you because you will be stinking.

Abhinandan: As if the nawabs themselves were smelling of roses, they were probably piss-drunk. 

Rajyasree: Chee, chee, chee!

Abhinandan:  It’s such a stupid concept, it took me three days to watch 24-odd minutes.

This and a whole lot of awful and awesome as Rajyasree Sen and Abhinandan Sekhri discuss the series Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar and the films Unfrosted and The Idea of You. Abhinandan recommends Saba Dewan’s documentary, The Other Song.

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00:00 - Introductions

03:51 - Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar

20:09 - The Other Song - Abhinandan’s recommendation

29:44 - Announcements

31:45 - Unfrosted

38:55 - Letter

40:57 - The Idea of You

44:24 - May December - Rajyasree’s recommendation

49:18 - Kettan Singh and Met Gala 


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Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar

The Other Song


The Idea of You

May December

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


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