Pride Day: Indian Movies That You Most Want Remade as Queer Love Stories

I was going to say “that could be queer love stories”, but really that is all of them. Out of all the possible wonderful queer films, which do you most want?

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Aditya Chopra Week! Rank Aditya’s Heroes in Terms of Originality of Character!

Albie Dog has decided his new morning routine is to have breakfast, and then pee on the floor. The first time it happened was absolutely my fault, I skipped a walk and he was desperate. But I think his doggie brain then went “hey, this is a good system, I should keep doing this”. Anyway, I had an unpleasant start to the day and now want to think about pleasant things as a distraction. So, Aditya Chopra’s Heroes!

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DDLJ Part 52: (Aditya Chopra Week) Shahrukh Finds the Moon (Happy Birthday Joyomama!)

Part 52! Less fun than the last part maybe, because Himani and Anupam were suuuuuuuuch fun. But SRKajol are fun too, in their own young dumb way. And also, HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOYOMAMA!!!!! You mentioned it in a comment on another post, and I made this present for you right quick

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DDLJ Part 51 (Because I Love You All): Anupam Finds a Girl

My views are insanely low right now, and I don’t super care. The blog is keeping me sane and if it is doing the same for my half dozen or so folks who are still reading and commenting, that’s totally worth it. But! Since it is just us half dozen in an empty room chatting, that means we can talk about the stuff we care about and not worry about the 100 or so other people who are usually here with us. TIME FOR DDLJ!!!!! (full index here)

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Valentine’s Week of Sex FanFic: Couples Heading for Sexual Dysfunction, Hrithik and Rani to Shahrukh and Kajol to Ranbir and Deepika

You know what we don’t see enough movies about? What happens if the sex is BAD!!!! Luckily, I am here to write those stories. And intellectualize it a little bit so we all feel more classy and less dirty.

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DDLJ Part 50: Karwa Chauth Party Party!!!!!

I’m back! I just took about 200 more screenshots and it got me slightly less than 5 minutes farther into the film. So even if I do a post a day, I think we still have a month or more before I end this thing. Which is good news or bad news depending on how you feel about it.

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DDLJ Part 48: Father and Son Comedy Team

I’m back! I am starting fresh, with a sprinkling of Christmas cheer and happiness, and a new system for pulling images that hopefully makes this less horrible of a process for me, so let’s see how I do. UPDATE: oh right, I forgot the other reason I stopped these posts, it’s been an hour and this post only got 4 views so far. Not a lot of interest for intense scene by scene discussion.

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Month of SRK: 8 SRK Movies To Learn His Life Story

Thanks for the suggestion Emily! Shahrukh (as most celebrities/actors do) has used his real life trauma to support his performances and promote his films. Which also means we can easily find 8 movies to watch if you want to get a sense of the emotional journey of the “real” SRK!

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Director’s Week: Aditya Chopra, Meastro of the 2 Minute Video, His Greatest Hits

I don’t know for sure that Adi did these. I know for sure he made the Darr trailer, which is instantly recognizable as something a little bit different and better than anything else. And there are other YRF trailers that have that same feel which I am choosing to credit for Adi.

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Director’s Week: Aditya Chopra, Businessman First and Artist Second

Adi! Such an odd director, unpredictable and yet predictable. And always achieves the goal he sets out to achieve. I forgot, I already covered Aditya’s personal life in a Hindi Film 101, so if you want to learn more after reading this post, click here.

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NRI Week: The Soiled NRI Woman, Purab Aur Paschim, DDLJ, Befikre, and My Name is Khan

Another common NRI trope! I was thinking these films didn’t fit because the hero is still desi, and then I realized it only doesn’t fit if I consider the national identity as residing in the man. It doesn’t of course, a woman can just as easily be an NRI.

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Discussion Post: How Did You First Find/ReFind Indian Film/A Particular Language of Indian Film?

I know I have asked this question many times before, but it is a fun one. And one that everyone should be able to answer, even if the answer is “I was born and it was there because my parents are Indian”. Although I am also expanding it, so if you spent your life watching Indian movies and not really thinking about it, and then as a teenager really really fell in love with one movie that got you seriously into the films, tell that story. Or if you have already told your Hindi film story, tell your Tamil or Malayalam or Telugu film story instead. Remember, I am giving away an SRK poster at the end of the month to the person who makes the most comments!

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Marshmello Video Translated! All About Shahrukh

I have really and truly never heard of this artist. But some nice person in the comments told me that he is really really famous even outside of India? So now I get to do a post that maybe/hopefully gets picked up outside of my Indian blog by people who are the opposite of me, having heard of Marshmello but not Shahrukh Khan.

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