Instagram Round-Up: Sid M is Cute and Funny, Varun With the Two Loves of His Life, and Gauri’s Got a Book!

Haven’t done one of these in a while, feeling kind of low energy this morning, so I thought I would see if there was anything awesome on The Internet. There isn’t really anything awesome, but there’s some stuff that is okay.

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Hindi Film 101: Priyanka Chopra and Shahrukh Khan

Apparently, this is going to be a story again.  So I will try to address it again.  The first time I tried, I got so much anger in the comments (by Priyanka defenders who misread it as the strawman version below) that I had to pull down the post, but maybe it will be better now.  Mostly because I will try to be more clear in my writing.

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Hindi Film 101: Marriage and Movie Stars

On Friday I did a “TGIF” of happy couples, and then I realized that I was kind of skipping to the end, posting the couples without defining “happy” before.  And I also find it legitimately fascinating how tricky the public versus private requirements of Hindi film industry marriages are.

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TGIF: For Valentine’s Day, Cutest Couple Photos

First, if you are in a grumpy “I hate romance and love and couples!” mood, that is your right, and you should go watch Anjaam and look at yesterday’s “men in wet shirts” post.  But if your mood is more “falala, happiness and flowers and my boyfriend/husband is so awesome!”, then this will just serve to increase that feeling.  Or, alternatively, if you are in a sort of miserable “there are no happy couples or true love in the world” vibe, this will convince you that is false.  Also, I have a clear and declared winner for the Best Couple Award, you will have to convince me out of it.

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Happy Shahrukh and Gauri’s Anniversary! My favorite 26 Photos

My goodness October is busy!  And I suppose it is even more busy in the actual Khan household, with Gauri’s birthday and then the anniversary and then Shahrukh’s birthday.  Anyway, thanks to helpful reminders from the comments, I am throwing up a last minute anniversary post for them.  And since they are both incredibly photogenic, it’s just a bunch of pictures.  And yes, this is in addition to the Birthday Countdown post I already put up.

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Happy 24 Days to Shahrukh’s Birthday! King of Admen

Happy 24 days to SRK Day!!!!!  Let’s look at 24 of his non-film works, his TV ads.  Such fun for those of us not in India who never get to see them!  Apologies to those in India who are probably tired of them.

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