Hindi Film 101: Salman Khan Part 2, Helen and Heartbreak and Becoming the Head of the Household

Sorry, this is more stuff that happened before Salman became famous. But it’s important! These early experiences are what define us as a person. You can’t understand Salman without understanding his family and background.

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Hindi Film 101: Salman Khan Part 1, Salim Khan the Motherless Boy

I just did my Hindi Film 101 on Katrina, and it got me thinking about Salman and the need to do a series on him, instead of just dancing around the details of his life. So, here is my start! Starting with his father Salim.

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See, Kangana? It’s Not Just Hrithik! Salman’s Dad Supports Him Too. Oh, and I have Issues with Om Puri, But Not Just Because of the Recent Stuff

Remember a couple of days ago when Kangana asked why Hrithik’s Daddy had to come to his rescue?  And I said it’s not really a Hrithik issue, it’s how the world works?  I am CORRECT!  Now Salim has come to Salman’s rescue.  Oh, and speaking of old guys everyone listens too, Om Puri is in trouble as well.

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News Randomness: Salman Gives an Interview, Priyanka’s Brother is in Trouble, and Sultan Holds Steady in 2nd Week

I’m a little late to the party on the biggest item here, Salman’s celebratory press conference in which he offered all kinds of juicy quotes and Anushka addressed the ridiculous “bad feminist!” arguments against her character.  Rediff has a nice summary of the best bits.  But, better late than never!

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Happy Week Before Sultan/Eid! Assorted News Items in the Run-Up to Release

Before Fan came out, I talked about how a lot of the news seemed to just sort of stop in anticipation.  Because people knew the media and fans would be so focused on the big release, they weren’t be spending much attention to unrelated news.  Same thing happening here!  A lot of news items tangentially related to Sultan, minimal items not related at all.  And I’m not interested in those anyway (I’ll pay attention to IIFA once the performances start being posted on youtube), so I am ignoring everything not Sultan adjacent.

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