Friday Classics: Pyaar Mein Twist, Cute Cute Cute Cute Cute

Thanks to a conversation in the comments with Alicia/Bollywood Newbie, I went back and watched this movie again, and it is sooooooooooooo much cuter than I remembered.  Really just adorable.  Oh, and also kind of unique and groundbreaking in the sort of story it tells.

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TGIF: Birthday Girl Face Off! Dimple Versus Shilpa Versus Amrita Versus Sonam

Well, this is an interesting little burst of birthdays.  Ekta is in here too, but she’s not a professional face person, so I’m not going to mix her in with the rest.  But I think it is fair for Dimple, Shilpa, Amrita, and Sonam to all challenge each other.

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News Round-Up: Upcoming Movies, and Other Stories

Even more news!  Announcements of upcoming movies primarily.  Which kind of makes sense, we are entering the spring doldrums, so now is the time to start your promotion campaign while nothing exciting is hitting theaters.

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Silly Sunday: Knitting Fanfic!!! In Honor of Visiting My Sister (Including Shahrukh Sexy Sweater Story)

Happy Sunday!  Much later than usual.  Because I am visiting my sister and I was busy learning how to crochet and stuff.  Which brings me to this post!  In honor of my sister industriously knitting away next to me, and our conversation on the TGIF post of the lack of nice handmade sweaters in the world, a knitting themed fanfic post!!!!

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Friday Classics: Dabangg!!! The Most Progressive Film You Never Noticed Was Progressive

Dabangg!  Finally getting around to it.  And feeling “wasteful”, since I am going to have to come up with at least 7 posts for Salman week and now here I am wasting a topic I should have saved.  At least Salman was considerate enough to release his film right before his birthday, so it will all just sort of flow together.  Anyway, I will have to come up with another 7 topics without Dabangg (or possibly 14 if I decide to give him the full movie week and birthday week he is owed), because I have stuff to say about it and I want to say it this week!  A lot to say, as it turns out, this ended up being the longest Classics Friday post so far.

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Luck By Chance Annotated Edition Part 7: Karan Appears

Things are getting progressively interesting as the ending comes towards us!  Most importantly, Karan appears!  The unseen God who has put all of this in action. (full index of Luck By Chance coverage here)

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Happy Birthday Dimple!

Happy Birthday Dimple!  I cannot BELIEVE you are 60!  You are still the most elegant, the classiest, the coolest lady in Hindi film.  Here are 15 reasons I love you, one for every year you were alive when Bobby came out and made you a superstar. (this is a reposted and updated post from last year)

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Hindi Film 101: The Khanna-Kumar-Kapadias, a Small Family With Big Stars

Well, there was no over-whelming consensus on my voting post last Thursday as to what to do next, so I think I will pick the Khanna-Kumars.  Partly because I started Dimple’s story and never finished it with the Kapoors, partly because I am in love with Twinkle and Akshay after their Koffee appearance, and partly because Rajesh Khanna was a very big deal and you should know about him!

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Happy Birthday Dimple! A Day Early in America, But Right On Time in India!

Happy Birthday Dimple!  I cannot BELIEVE you are almost 60!  You are still the most elegant, the classiest, the coolest lady in Hindi film.  Here are 15 reasons I love you, one for every year you were alive when Bobby came out and made you a superstar.

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