DDLJ Scene By Scene Part 39: Mehndi Lagake Rakna Continues!

What, you thought it would be over in one entry?  Nope, this things gonna continue for another 2 parts at least!  Anyway, it’s a really important song!  And I think the last song of the film?  Am I forgetting something?  If I’m not forgetting something, that is even more reason to appreciate it, that this is the last glorious burst of song before the rest of the movie plays out. (full scene by scene index of DDLJ here)

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DDLJ Scene By Scene Part 38: Mehndi Lagake Rakne, the Opening

What a great song!  A big song number with the whole cast involved, but it doesn’t feel contrived, it feels like a party at a Punjabi farmhouse, only slightly exaggerated. (full index of DDLJ coverage here)

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DDLJ Scene By Scene Part 36: Shahrukh is Cocky!

Welcome back to DDLJ!  Our lovers are still separated, but we do get some really cute Shahrukh faces in this bit.  And I am sticking with my theory that these paired sequences represent the male and female reaction to “love triumphant”.  Kajol was shy and eager to share her happiness with another woman and be a bit dreamy, but also a bit afraid to trust it.  Shahrukh is so proud of himself he is about to burst his buttons. (full index of DDLJ coverage here)

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DDLJ Scene By Scene Part 30: Shahrukh as the Man in the Window

Happy Wednesday!  It is Shahrukh month, and I am still doing the DDLJ posts in addition to the 31 days o’ SRK posts.  Mostly because there are a lot of people who read the DDLJ posts for the pure boring analysis, not the SRK love, so it’s kind of counter-programming. (full index of DDLJ coverage here)

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Index of Indexes: Every Film I have Covered in Detailed Scene By Scene Style

Let’s make this a little easier for you, if you want to just read my super super intense detailed analysis/coverage of individual films, the stuff no one else on The Internet or even in the real world really does, here are all the films (so far) that have gotten this kind of treatment.  Just click on the name to be taken to their individual Indexes.

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Scene By Scene Part 27: Butterfly

Here we are, at the end!  I will be putting up a few sort of open discussion posts in a bit, because it feels like people still have things to say, but this is the end of the actual scene by scene.  Hopefully as nice an ending as it was for the film itself, a moment of joy confirming everything we have seen before (full index of JHMS coverage here)

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Scene By Scene Part 26: The Kiss

Well, here we are, the best part, which I have set aside in its own post for your re-reading ease. And my writing pleasure.  And which also means that “Butterfly” gets it’s own post, Part 27, so we are BEATING BAHUBALI 2!!!!  Be very proud.  (full index of JHMS coverage here)

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Scene By Scene Part 25: Harry Finally Makes His Move

We are finally here!  This is going to be another epic length post, I can just feel it.  But it won’t finish everything.  Because I have decided, the very very end of the film is going to get it’s own little post.  Because I kind of suspect it is something you will want to be able to easily find and read and reread and reread as we suffer through the long long wait for Netflix (full index of JHMS coverage here)

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Scene By Scene Part 24: The Fight

I am so excited to write this part!  Because in the middle of a discussion in the comments about it like 4 days ago, I had a sudden revelation and I have been holding off on sharing it until now, because why waste it on a comment when I can use it in a post? (full index of JHMS coverage here)

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Scene By Scene Part 22: Yaadon Mein and Love Making

How am I going more slowly through this than through Bahubali 2 (total of 26 parts, definitely feels like this one’s going to be more than that)?  Oh that’s right, I skipped the sad bits of Bahubali.  May have to skip the sad bits of this too, I’m not sure yet.  Anyway, this part isn’t sad!  Sort of.  Wistful?  Poignant?  Anyway, not straight up sad. (full index of JHMS coverage here)

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Part 17: Anushka Is “Worth It”

This is such an odd section of the film.  It’s very hard to describe without sounding really really stupid and shallow.  But it isn’t!  If you go on this whole journey with these characters, it makes complete sense. (full index of JHMS posts here)

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Scene By Scene Part 15: The World Intrudes

This is maybe my least favorite part of the film.  There are still fascinating interesting things that happen, but it’s a lot of stuff happening in the “real” world instead of internally, in order to set up the really interesting internal stuff that happens in the last bit.  So not as much long intense consideration of character moments, more “and then this happened, and then this happened, and then this happened.” (full index of JHMS coverage here)

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Part 13: Klara Appears

Welcome back!  Kind of a double post, partly because my viewer numbers are telling me that people are losing interest (I know, not most of you, but some of you), and I want to crank through this thing while most of you can still remember the film.  And also partly because the last section felt like it should really lead straight into this one (full JHMS coverage index here)

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Jab Harry Met Sejal Part 11: The DDLJ Moment Re-Invented

This is perhaps my least favorite part of the movie.  Not because it is boring or unbeautiful or anything, just because it feels like the part that fits least with the rest of it.  I can make it work (as I will explain below), but it isn’t quite the perfect fit with no struggle that the rest of the film is. (full index of Jab Harry Met Sejal posts here)

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