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Shiva is all about faith, mysticism and legends. Narrated by Jackie Shroff, it is a compelling audio series with a universal appeal. Listen and experience how Shiva, the omnipresent energy, defines us. This is a Fever FM production, brought to you by HT Smartcast. Follow us on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/htsmartcast/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/htsmartcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/HTSmartcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ht-smartcast/
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Kick off your Saturday mornings on a musical high with RJ Glenn as he gets your favourite artists from across the globe to laugh, share and confess the journey of the song and their life. Tune in for a power-packed ride full of candidness and wit. This is a Fever FM production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.
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List Hai Toh Hit Hai is a theme-based podcast that showcases some of the best listicle based exclusive stories from the world of movies and shows. Aaj kya dekhoge OTTplay se poocho. This is an OTTplay production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.
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As The Boys gears up for its fourth season premiere on June 13, fans can expect a thrillingsummer packed with new super-powered characters, intense action sequences, and the returnof a particularly menacing villain. Season 3 left a lasting impact with its standout moments,including a musical number inspired by Judy Garland and the infamous "Herogas…
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Pride Month is upon us, radiating vibrant colours and promoting universal love. Through theyears, the queer lens has boldly delved into themes of love, romance, and the beauty ofrelationships. Hindi cinema has continually echoed these sentiments, sometimes deliberately hitting you over the head and other times presenting light, uncomplicated storie…
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Slasher films are synonymous with a unique blend of suspense, gore, and relentless antagonists. The genre which has elevated maniacally murderers like Freddy and Jason to dreaded super villians has carved a special niche and a veritable following of cinema enthusiasts. From the eerie, masked figures that haunt our nightmares to the chilling soundtr…
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Dune: Part Two is acclaimed filmmaker Denis Villeneuve’s magnum opus. The film showcases cinematic excellence through its thought-provoking narrative, complex characters, rich lore, stunning cinematography, and Hans Zimmer's vibrant sound design. The film will probably go down in history as one of the finest of the 21st century. However, Villeneuve…
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Following the incredible success of Baby Reindeer, the internet super-sleuths have been busy speculating about the true identity of one of the show’s primary characters – Martha. A woman named Fiona Harvey has come forward claiming that she has received abuse, hate, and threats online after people on the internet narrowed down their search for Mart…
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The Prime Video original rom-com The Idea of You starring Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine has caught the internet in its mesh of complicated romance. Despite its familiar territory, the film’s exploration of love and age gaps adds layers of both challenge and delight. It's a refreshing reminder that cinema has long been a platform for navigati…
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Dearest gentle ‘listener’, brace yourself for another captivating season of the beloved period drama, Bridgerton. As we eagerly await the premiere of the newest season, anticipation is at its peak for what promises to be a delightful mix of swoon-worthy moments, gripping drama, and, of course, an abundance of romance. While the series continues its…
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In a world where theatrical releases across the country are struggling and even the critically-acclaimed ones are barely pulling through, there’s one industry that’s moving against the tide. Yes, you’ve guessed it right, following a string of box office hits in recent months, Malayalam films seem to be making the big screen experience tick. As a ma…
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Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt, the stars from 2023’s cultural phenomenon Barbenheimer, unite for the 2024 romantic action comedy The Fall Guy. The film, helmed by David Leitch, hits theatres this weekend on the 3rd of May, and follows a retired stuntman named Colt Seavers who decides to investigate the disappearance of the lead star of his ex-girlfr…
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Girish A.D’s latest Malayalam rom-com Premalu has shattered box office records and has become the fifth highest-grossing Malayalam film of all time. The 2024 film recently made its streaming debut on Disney+Hotstar and continues to captivate audiences. The film stars Naslen and Mamitha Baiju in lead roles and follows the romantic pursuits of a youn…
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Malayalam superstar Fahadh Faasil returns to the silver screen with his latest release,Aavesham. The Fafa gangster comedy is expected to achieve several box office milestonesafter garnering universe acclaim. The plot revolves around Malayali college students inBangalore who seek the help of a local gangster to settle a dispute. If you love gangster…
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Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire continues to dominate the global box office ever since it hit theatres last week. The film is the latest entry to the MonsterVerse franchise and a sequel to the 2021 blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong. While critical reception for the films have been lacklustre, audiences have praised the film for being an entertaining mo…
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After being stuck in production limbo for a few years, Ajay Devgn’s highly anticipated biographical sports drama is finally releasing in theatres on April 10. The film explores the life of visionary Indian football coach Syed Abdul Rahim, a former football player who coached the Indian national team between 1950 and 1963. If you are a fan of sports…
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Despite a relatively lacklustre premiere on Netflix, 3 Body Problem has steadily climbed to the top of the global streaming charts. The streaming giant is reportedly heavily invested in the success of the series as they have ambitious plans to release multiple seasons in the future. So before you start binge-watching this gripping narrative that wi…
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After a brief hiatus, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D B Weiss have returned with another TV adaptation of an iconic series of novels. The Netflix Original series, 3 Body Problem, is an adaptation of Chinese author Liu Cixin’s Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy of novels – The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, and Death’s End. Th…
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3 Body Problem, the highly-anticipated Netflix adaptation of Chinese author Liu Cixin’s novel, as released on 21st March to rave reviews. The gripping sci-fi mystery thriller is created by Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D B Weiss. The series features an ensemble cast of Eiza González, Jovan Adepo, Benedict Wong, John Bradley, Rosalin…
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British filmmaker Christopher Nolan has finally got his hands on the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director which has inexplicably eluded his illustrious career. The Oppenheimer director recently revealed some of his favourite films of all time. So for today’s List Hai Toh Hit Hai podcast, we take a look at 10 of these films that you can…
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Tovino Thomas slips into the role of a police officer seeking redemption in the Malayalam investigative crime thriller Anweshippin Kandethum which recently dropped on Netflix. The film offers a nuanced exploration of mob justice, casteism, and various societal problems that plague society. For today’s List Hai Toh Hit Hai podcast, we have curated a…
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The 96th edition of the Academy Awards concluded with Oppenheimer sweeping home seven wins including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor. Christopher Nolan, Cillian Murphy, and Robert Downey Jr took home their first Oscar for their incredible work in Oppenheimer, while Emma Stone emerged victorious as Best Actress for her remarkable perform…
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British filmmaker Guy Ritchie is stepping into the world of television with the Netflix series The Gentlemen, starring Theo James. It is a spin-off to Ritchie’s 2019 film of the same name, and the series revolves around a man who unwittingly inherits a massive marijuana empire. The series promises Ritchie’s trademark dark comedy and pulsating actio…
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Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated film Dune: Part Two has finally released in theatres, garnering universal acclaim. Critics have labelled the film a masterpiece, eclipsing the original 2021 film, Dune, which garnered six Academy Awards. The film starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, and Javier Bar…
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The month of March promises plenty of exciting film and TV show releases across streaming platforms. From iconic Hollywood blockbusters, and highly-anticipated TV shows, to the return of a beloved ‘90s animated series, the March release calendar is stacked. So for today’s List Hai Toh Hit Hai podcast, we have narrowed down eight exciting titles tha…
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Lionel Messi is often described as the greatest footballer to ever lace up a pair of boots. The eight-time Ballon d’Or winner has won every major trophy at club football with his beloved Barcelona after coming through the ranks of the club’s revered youth academy La Masia. However, his crowning achievement came in 2022 towards the tail-end of his c…
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Not many animated shows can find the perfect balance between a story that caters to both children and adults alike. However, Avatar: The Last Airbender has delivered a compelling tale that has captivated audiences from almost every demographic. The narrative is set in an alternate universe, and the fantasy drama offers a blend of action, adventure,…
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Sudipto Sen’s controversial The Kerala Story releases on ZEE5 this week. The divisive film was initially marketed as a true story about 30,000 women forced to convert to Islam to join the militia group known as the Islamic State. However, the Supreme Court asked the filmmakers to add a disclaimer to highlight the fact the story is a work of fiction…
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Valentine’s Day marks the time of year that symbolises love and relationships. However, for those who remain single on this particular day, it could be a day of self-reflection if not being alienated by the excessive display of affection by those in committed relationships. Today’s List Hai Toh Hit podcast is dedicated to those who celebrate the id…
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The extra day in the calendar has returned, marking the arrival of the shortest month of the year, February. It also comes with a lineup of new horror films on streaming platforms that promise to evoke shivers through their spine-chilling visual narratives. If you have a fondness for horror, you're in for an exciting cinematic experience! For those…
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British actor Henry Cavill has endured a rollercoaster in his last few years as an actor. From being the face of three iconic characters such as Superman, the Witcher, and Sherlock Holmes at the same time, to moving on to other projects in the space of a few months, Cavill has become one of the most sought-after leading men in Hollywood. His next m…
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The biggest entertainment awards on the planet are back this year for more thrills, spills, and excitement. The Academy Awards 2024 promises plenty of drama yet again, with social media already in meltdown over Barbie director Greta Gerwig and lead star Margot Robbie’s omission from their respective categories. The other half of the Barbenheimer cu…
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Anyone But You, starring Top Gun: Maverick star Glen Powell and Euphoria actress Sydney Sweeney released in theatres last week. The romantic comedy has been lauded for the great chemistry between the lead stars and the film’s irreverent humour. For the unversed, the film is a modernised reinterpretation of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothi…
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HBO’s acclaimed anthology crime drama TV series, True Detective, is back with another season. Titled Night Country, series creator Nic Pizzolatto takes on an executive producer’s role with Issa López taking over as showrunner. The story of the fourth season takes the audience to Alaska where a group of scientists are found frozen and murdered in th…
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The highly-anticipated Bollywood action film Fighter is set to hit theatres next week on the 25th. The film boasts a stellar ensemble featuring Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone in the lead, and with a supporting cast of Anil Kapoor, Karan Singh Grover, and Akshay Oberoi among others. The Siddharth Anand directorial has fans excited for high-flyi…
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Politics and Indian cinema have long shared a close relationship, for better or for worse. While certain biopics on Indian celebrities over the years have been accused of being partisan or propaganda tools, a few have managed to capture the complexities of an Indian politician. With the film Main Atal Hoon, the biopic on former Prime Minister Atal …
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It’s the new year and there are plenty of exciting titles to be released across streaming platforms in the month of January. From blockbuster films to the year’s first Tennis Grand Slam, OTTplay has you covered. For today’s List Hai Toh Hit Hai podcast, we have curated a list of some of the biggest releases on Sony LIV, Lionsgate Play, and ZEE5 – a…
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The awards season is in full swing with several acclaimed films and TV shows taking home top honours. With the 2024 Emmys just around the corner, we share our predictions of who will and who should win the accolades in the realm of television. HBO’s satirical drama Succession is expected to sweep several categories, while shows such as The Last of …
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The Golden Globes 2024 awards ceremony was a star-studded affair at the Beverly Hilton, with filmmakers and actors from across film and television in attendance. Typical of award ceremonies, there were plenty of jaw-dropping wins and a few shocking snubs. There was even a new category introduced this year called the Cinematic and Box Office Achieve…
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The first month of 2024 is jam-packed with exciting releases and we’ve curated a list of the most promising releases on OTT 2023 left us overwhelmed by the sheer abundance of streaming content and buckle up cos 2024 is packed with even more thrilling shows! Brace yourself for the ultimate list of eagerly awaited TV shows that are bound to captivate…
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From Indian 2 to Viduthalai Part 2, 2024 is packed with big ticket South Indian releases and we can’t wait to watch them all. There was a time when regional film industries used to be confined to their respective states. But the ‘pan-India’ phenomena in recent years has elevated regional movies, particularly from South Indian industries, to receive…
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2023 was a mixed bag for Hollywood. From the towering highs and euphoria of Barbenheimer to the actors' and writers' strikes that postponed numerous projects and even canned a few which makers felt, in retrospect, wouldn’t materialise. But now, with both strikes reaching a favourable conclusion, 2024 looks promising and we can’t wait for the slew o…
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Netflix’s latest release titled Rebel Moon — Part One: A Child of Fire has received mixed reviews. Considering Zack Snyder’s cultural influences and his ability to create countless discourses about his films, it is no surprise that Rebel Moon has had this effect on audiences and critics. It can be best described as an engaging new space opera film,…
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The year 2023 had an excellent mix of new TV shows. Then there were some popular TV shows that concluded their final season, while a few unfortunate productions were even cancelled. The dual strikes in Hollywood derailed the plans of several major studios, pushing projects to a later date. But some of the biggest shows have also been confirmed to r…
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The dual actors and writers strikes of 2023 may have delayed several releases across film and television. However, with strikes finally reaching an amicable conclusion, studios have finally confirmed their calendars for 2024. For today’s List Hai Toh Hai podcast, we take a look at some of the anticipated new TV shows of 2024.…
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2023 has been a year for excellent films. The pop culture influence of Barbenheimer cannot be understated and may have set the tone for a new era in Hollywood. However, a few films may not have received their due recognition despite showcasing compelling stories. For today’s List Hai Toh Hit Hai podcast, we have curated a list of the most underrate…
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2023 has been a groundbreaking year for animated content across films and TV shows. Several animated films have found incredible success at the box office, while a few have left an indelible mark in the industry and have redefined animated films for years to come. The second half of 2023 also witnessed back-to-back releases of outstanding animated …
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If you have a deep fascination for the science underlying the functioning of the world and its eventual demise, you'll want to pay attention. Netflix recently released Leave the World Behind, sparking nostalgic memories of apocalyptic films and TV shows that have captivated audiences over the years. Adapted from the 2020 novel of the same name by R…
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It’s rather overwhelming on most days to think of things to watch given the vast spectrum of streaming options. However, Netflix’s The Archies has been a real rager since its very advent. The hype and the enthusiastic buzz leading up to its release was almost palpable. The film features vibrant visuals, retro themes, and music whopped into a coming…
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The Meghna Gulzar directorial Sam Bahadur is a Hindi biographical war drama film that serves as a tribute to India's first Field Marshal and a legendary Army General, Sam Manekshaw, MC, who was called “Sam Bahadur” by the men he led. From the World War II Burma campaign, the Sino-Indian War, and the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War that created Bangladesh, …
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Mammootty and Jyotika's film Kaathal- The Core has been praised as a nuanced yet poignant portrayal of a sensitive and hushed social issue. The plot revolves around a closeted gay man in a heterosexual marriage whose reluctant by-election candidacy is thwarted by his wife of 20 years’ desire for a divorce. The film has opened a discourse on the str…
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