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Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Movie Police

A podcast about movies and shows where our hosts Rohan Naahar and Sampada Sharma from the Indian Express’ entertainment desk unpack the bizarre web shows, old Hindi films that haven't aged well, and the terrible truths of blockbusters that earned crores. To know more log on to indianexpress.com/audio or write to us at podcasts@indianexpress.com

Episode 3 August 10, 2022

Toxic masculinity and stalking – a Bollywood ‘Sangam’ by Raj Kapoor

In this episode of Movie Police, our host Sampada Sharma tells Rohan Naahar about her weekend watch, Raj Kapoor’s 1964 film “Sangam”. They discuss how the movie has glorified stalking, manipulation, and toxicity, all in the name of love and how this trend of victimizing stalkers and problematic characters as ‘poor romantic heroes’ trope is still used by Bollywood in 2022.

Toxic masculinity and stalking – a Bollywood ‘Sangam’ by Raj KapoorIn this episode of Movie Police, our host Sampada Sharma tells Rohan Naahar about her weekend watch, Raj Kapoor's 1964 film "Sangam". They discuss how the movie has glorified stalking, manipulation, and toxicity, all in the name of love and how this trend of victimizing stalkers and problematic characters as 'poor romantic heroes' trope is still used by Bollywood in 2022.
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