Friday Watchalong! Do Dooni Chaar Right Here at 3pm Chicago Time!

This should be a fun one! A nice light comedy about a middle aged couple trying to buy a car.

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What Movie Should We Watch on Friday? Love Breakups Zindagi, 2 States, or Do Dooni Char, or Something Else?

It’s a fun birthday week this week! Zayed Khan, Revathi, and Neetu Singh, all of whom were part of small pleasant happy films that are just prime options for a Friday Watchalong. Or, alternatively, we could watch something complete different! I am open to suggestions! Is this finally the week for Ohm Shaanti Oshaana?

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Hindi Film 101: Rishi Kapoor, A Lifetime Spent Struggling Against His Father’s Legacy

I already wrote my farewell post to Rishi, what he meant to me, but I want to put together a post about Rishi the person. As a Kapoor, we (the public) know a remarkable amount about him personally, and Rishi in interviews and his memoir has made even more available. I’m not going to try to rake up scandal or demonize him, but I want to do my best to give a fair and balanced look at the life of this man we have just lost.

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Valentine’s Week of Sex: Kabhi Kabhi Review 2! What Does Yash Chopra Think Makes Good Sex?

This is a movie with a lot of layers, consideration of parent and child relationships, and changing times, and the generation gap. But it is also about sex, and what makes good sex and bad sex, and why that matters in a relationship.

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Silly Sunday: The Christmas Story, in a Hindi Movie Trilogy

I’m excited about this!  In spitballing back and forth in the comments on last week’s post (which was more about Christmas as a festival of lights and social experience and sexy holiday romance), it was suggested that I should just do the whole story.  And I think I can!  If I break it into 3 bits.

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Hindi Films 101: Kapoors Part IV, Rishi and Neetu

2 weeks into my new series, and I am getting decent views and comments.  Yay!  I will tentatively continue.  In case you are new to this, the idea is that if you didn’t grow up surrounded by Hindi film, it can be hard to learn all the things that small children in India just know by osmosis.  And so I am giving you a little “101” course on the things you need to learn.  Kind of a follow up on the basic grounding I gave in my book. (part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here)  Starting with the Kapoors, because where else?

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