1. In a genre that is best known for its big, bright love stories, Bollywood has a surprisingly rich history of horror movies. Get set as Marc Fennell introduces you to voluptuous witches, pirate themed sex dungeons and Dracula: Indian-style.

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  2. From the courageous struggle of Mother India to the 1960’s gypsy vamps of Caravan to kick ass chicks of Dhoom, Marc Fennell examines Bollywood’s complex relationship with women.

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  3. If you hear the word “Yahoo” you probably think of a website. If you said “Yahoo” to a hardcore Bollywood fan, however, they’d tell you that it’s an iconic dance created by Shammi Kapoor. Marc Fennell unearths how this strang dance instigated a new sexual revolution in Bollywood.

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  4. Bollywood has always loved using foreign locations. As the Indian diaspora has spread all around the world Bollywood has become more global in both its outlook and content. Marc Fennell explores what these films say about the future of the Indian people?

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  5. They call him the King of Bollywood but no one would be stupid enough to ruin that luscious hair with a crown. Marc Fennell explores the career of one of India’s biggest movie stars.

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The Indian movie business produces more films than any other nation and it comes with an amazing, fascinating and sometimes downright bizarre history. Break out the pappadams and let Anglo-Indian film critic and broadcaster Marc Fennell (triple j, Hungry…


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The Indian movie business produces more films than any other nation and it comes with an amazing, fascinating and sometimes downright bizarre history. Break out the pappadams and let Anglo-Indian film critic and broadcaster Marc Fennell (triple j, Hungry Beast, The Circle) take you on a quirky tour through the past, present and future of Bollywood Cinema.

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