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Shah Rukh Khan on His New Film Chennai Express

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 11 August 2013

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his co star Deepika Padukone talk about their new film Chennai Express, their first film together since the smash hit Om Shanti Om. Also, British poet Daljit Nagra explores the Indian ideas present in the work of the poet TS Eliot. Up-and-coming Chilean troubadour Nano Stern explores the myriad of influences which can be heard in South American music. And, best selling Ukrainian author Andrey Kurkov examines the Soviet past of his homeland. Plus, Sandra Bullock, star of The Heat, talks seriously about comedy and we hear from the new Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi and we have live music from the award-winning South African band, The Soil.

Peter Capaldi - Photo by Ben Stansall/Getty
Shah Rukh Khan - Photo by AFP
Sandra Bullock - Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty

  • Here's the music we played in this week's programme:

    Detroit Escalator Company - Abstract Forward

    Kashmir Main Tu Kanyakumari (from Chennai Express film)

    Soundtrack to Chennai Express

    Benny Goodman - Air

    DeeLite - Groove Is In The Heart

    Suzirya - If I Were A Zaphorozhskyy Cossack

    John Barry - James Bond Theme

    LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk Is Playing At My House (from the film The Heat)

    Murray Gold - Doctor Who

    Delia Darbyshire & Ron Grainer - Original Doctor Who Theme (1967)

    Rakesh Chauasia & Pandit Uhas - Joyous Farewell Raag

    Mr Psyche - Grin

    Rua - Storm in Edinburgh

    Biddu Orchestra - Eastern Journey

    The Soil - Joy

    The Soil - Lonely Nights

    Isley Brothers - Fight The Power (from the film The Heat)

    Kinks - Lola

    Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

    Valentina Ponomavera - Dve Gitary

    Vilayat Khan - Bhativali Dhun

    Nano Stern - La Puta Esperanza

    Nano Stern - El Tiempo

    Nano Stern - Lagrimas De Oro Y Plato

    Bhundu Boys - Hupenyu Hwangu

Presenter Nikki Bedi

Nikki Bedi

Nikki curates, writes and presents The Arts Hour. Find out about her other work.


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