Split Screen Podcast: Episode 22 – Karan Johar Remaking ‘Sairat’, The Komagata Maru, Anil Kapoor’s Amazon Show And More!

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A real life Canadian incident. A Bollywood remake that shouldn’t be. (Should any of them be?) Bollywood actors all over Hollywood; is just the many news items that we round up in the latest Split Screen Episode. Another week gone by and yet another week of Bollywood rumblings covered and disseminated for your listening pleasure.

So check out another episode of Split Screen Podcast that rounds up the latest Bollywood news.

Split Screen Podcast: Episode 22 - Karan Johar Remaking 'Sairat', The Komagata Maru, Anil Kapoor's Amazon Show And More!

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Split Screen Podcast usually compares a movie remake with its original. But on this episode, we’re going to break down the most recent Bollywood movie news. 


  • Salman Khan producing real life Canadian-Sikh Komagatu Maru tragedy starring Irrfan Khan. 
  • More about the Komagatu Maru incident can be found here.
  • Anil Kapoor starring in another Hollywood project.
  • Details on ‘The Book Of Strange New Things’ can be found here.
  • Poor Parineeti Chopra is unable to get her career back on track no matter what she tries.
  • Sonakshi Sinha’s attempt to rebrand herself continues with her new movie ‘Noor’. 
  • Noor‘ is based on the best selling novel ‘Karachi, You’re Killing Me!’, details of which can be found here.
  • Jacqueline Fernandes & Tapsee Pannu join Varun Dhawan in the ‘Judwaa’ remake, and why you should care!
  • Sanjay Dutt’s comeback movie seems suspiciously overhyped.
  • Ram Gopal Varma’s next movie is apparently the most expensive Bollywood movie ever, despite looking like crap.
  • Varma’s tweets with the poster for ‘Nuclear’ can be found here.
  • ‘Dear Zindagi’ director Gauri Shinde confirms Ali Zafar is very much in the movie. Take that haters!
  • Shah points out all the reasons why remaking ‘Sairat’ in Bollywood is a terrible idea. Especially by Karan Johar.
  • More on Shah’s thoughts on why ‘Sairat’ shouldn’t be remade here.
  • Shah’s Movie Review of ‘Sairat’.

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Shah Shahid

Entertainment Writer | Film & TV Critic | Bollywood Blogger | Host of Split Screen Podcast | Proud Geek Girl Dad


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