Wednesday Watching Post: What Are You Watching and Reading and Thinking and Listening to on KAJOL’S BIRTHDAY!!!!!

Happy Wednesday! And Happy Birthday Kajol! To celebrate, I am hosting a virtual movie night where we will not be watching a Kajol movie. Oh well, at least we will probably do a Shahrukh film, which is almost the same.

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Hindi Film 101: Kishore Kumar, Here to Make Us Smile

Kishoreda! I don’t have a super good source for his life, so I am sure I am going to miss things, but I want to do a 101 anyway because he is such a memorable figure that those of you who are new to Hindi film should have some sense of him. I kind of covered a lot of this in other posts, but I don’t think I have given Kishore his on post before.

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Monday Morning Questions: What Do You Want to Ask Me on Raksha Bandhan and the Day Before Kishore Kumar’s Birthday?

Happy Monday! I had a terrible horrible no good migraine most of the day yesterday (thus my poor response rate on comments). I’m still feeling slightly headachey, but better, just in time to go to work. Why do you get sick on weekends? Why is the universe so cruel?

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Hindi Film 101: Happy Birthday Madhubala! Beautifully Inhumanly Human

Madhubala!  One of the great actresses of Hindi film history, The Most Beautiful Woman, with the most ridiculously dramatic and tragic life story.  Appropriately for someone so full of love and so loved, her birthday is Valentine’s Day.  And so I thought it would finally be time to do a Hindi Film 101 of her life.

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News Round-Up: Thugs Dance, Ittefaq Delays, Ranbir Kishores, and SADAK!!!!

News round-up!  With NO SHAHRUKH STORIES AT ALL.  Truly, we are in a new era starting today. (and then I immediately mention him in the first paragraph of an unrelated story.  But it was RELEVANT!)

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Kishore Kumar’s Death Anniversary

Unfortunately for poor Ashok Kumar, his brother Kishore died on his birthday.  After which Ashok stopped celebrating his birthday.  I didn’t stop celebrating it, but I will acknowledge Ashok’s wishes by also putting up a post in honor of Kishore’s death.  And also, I am still really sick and a Kishore themed post seems like something I can do without thinking too much.

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