Happy Songs Post! Because Sanjay is Depressing Me

I got to the icky depressing part of Sanjay’s life today, the reason that I have been avoiding writing a Hindi 101 series on him because I just didn’t want to think about it.  And I still don’t want to think about it, so I am going to put up a post of silly happy songs to sort of shake the bad thoughts out.

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Hindi Film 101: Sanjay Dutt, Part 7, the Destruction of Sunil Dutt

The tricky controversial part continues!  And I want to get it all over with in one day, so we can move on to happier topics.  Why exactly did Sanjay finally get out of jail?  Well, there is a commonly accepted truth about that which had far reaching consequences not just for himself, but for all of Bombay (full index of Hindi Film 101 including other Sanjay posts here)

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Monday Malayalam(on Weds): Philips and the Monkey Pen, Fathers and Sons

This is a movie that was on my “recommended” list for a while, and then popped up on Netflix, so I thought “why not?”  And that was a good decision.  It’s not the greatest movie ever, but it’s a nice little movie, and I recommend it in turn if you also have Netflix and are looking for something pleasant and Malayalam to watch.

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News Round-Up: Desi Boyz Fall Out, Sanju and Manisha Come Together, Rajini and Kamal Face Off, Saif and Sara Go to Court, and Akshay Stands Alone

Boy, it’s been a while since I’ve done one of these!  Rest assured, I have been reading the headlines and stuff all along, I just haven’t been writing about them.

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Memorial Day: In Hindi Songs

It’s Memorial Day, which I am celebrating in the traditional American way, a barbecue.  Although I am also sort of visiting a cemetery, since my friend’s backyard backs up on one.  But that doesn’t mean I can’t take a moment to think about what it really means and why it is a unique holiday.  Fair warning, this involves a lot of use of Rang De Basanti.

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Silly Sunday: Karan Johar Sequels, Part 2!!!! Kal Ho Na Ho Na Ho, Kabhi Alveda Na Kehna Na Kehna, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Again, and Student of the Decade

I got very excited by this idea.  A few of these are reposts, but the really long ones are original, written just for today.  Which is why I had to do two parts, because this is much much much too long.

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Silly Sunday: Karan Johar Sequels!!! Part 1, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham Kabhi Khushi, and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Hota Hai

What fun Karan Johar’s birthday week is!  So many wonderful options for theme posts.  This is a very very very long one.  So long, that I had to split it in two parts, and it’s still really really long.  Be warned!

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Saturday Small Talk:Why I Didn’t See Parmanu and What I Did Instead

Did you notice that this Saturday hasn’t had the traditional spoiler and no spoiler reviews of the new Hindi release?  There’s a reason for that!  Oh, and this is also the “Saturday Small Talk” post I am trying out.  If you have anything you want to share about news stories, movies you’ve watched, anything at all, throw it out here.

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Happy Karan’s Birthday Again! In His Honor, Reposting the FanFic Post I Wrote Him

I wrote this back when I read his autobiography, before he even had his babies.  But I think that last option still works, just change it so that the babies are twins and Karan is covering up their background for their own safety by claiming they were from a surrogate.

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