Janam Janam and the Raj Nargis Backstory

Another reposted post from the early days!  My first stab at Raj and Nargis, in terms of what they meant related to the homage to them in SRKajol movies.  Based on “Janam Janam” from Dilwale.

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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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Silly Sunday: Knitting Fanfic!!! In Honor of Visiting My Sister (Including Shahrukh Sexy Sweater Story)

Happy Sunday!  Much later than usual.  Because I am visiting my sister and I was busy learning how to crochet and stuff.  Which brings me to this post!  In honor of my sister industriously knitting away next to me, and our conversation on the TGIF post of the lack of nice handmade sweaters in the world, a knitting themed fanfic post!!!!

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I Just Saw The Perfect Movie to Remake with SRKajol!!!

Earlier today, Claudia in the comments of my Silly Sunday post requested a mature Shahrukh-Kajol love story.  And then I sat down to watch my weekly Malayalam film, Bhaskar the Rascal, and BOOM!  That’s the romance!!!  It’s PERFECT!!!  And so I am about to spoil an entire film, just so you can see how right I am.

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DDLJ Part 17: Doorways and Fire

It’s DDLJ Detailed Analysis: The Return!!!  I always swore I would come back to it, and now I have!  Because of Bahubali 2, which got my close analysis juices flowing.  And which is also sooooooooo boring for those people who haven’t seen Bahubali 2.  But who hasn’t seen DDLJ?  No one!  So these posts should fill in the entertainment for those who can’t read Bahubali 2 posts. (my last DDLJ post, almost a year ago, is here.  You can go backwards through the archives from there)

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Indian TV Commercials Post: Best Couples!

Understand that this is only a small subset of ads.  Since I am tragically cut off from Indian satellite television, I only know of ones that youtube randomly suggests for me, not the whole array of every ad out there.  But of the ones I have found, here are the sexiest!

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Silly Sunday Speculative Post: After the Happy Ever After

I don’t know why, but I am feeling very contrary today.  I have this strange desire to take light things and turn them dark, and dark things and turn them happy.  Thank goodness I can work it out through fanfiction instead of going to the park and throwing things at pigeons.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! The Funnest Romance Fanvids!

(another reposted post.  But it’s a really good one!  And I went on vacation and fell behind a little this week)

It’s been a while since I did a fanvid post!  Plus, it’s Valentine’s Day!  And also, depressing grey and cold February.  So here are some of the best fanvids happy and in love videos on the internet, just to cheer you up!

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Happy 7 Days to Shahrukh’s Birthday!

My 7 favorite Shahrukh co-stars!  Obviously, you know who number one is.  But the others may surprise you! (I’ve been doing this for 9 days now, 16 favorite films here, 15 favorite fanvids here, 14 favorite pictures here, 13 sad facts here, 12 happy facts here, 11 best films here, 10 best quotes here, 9 best performances here, 8 best ads here)

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Humpty Sharma Part 2: It’s Important Not So Much for What it Is, but for What it Says about DDLJ

I already did a detailed discussion yesterday comparing and contrasting the first halves of DDLJ and Humpty.  And that got so long that I decided to break at intermission and talk about the second half today.  This may be slightly too much thought to put in to Humpty (although it is a very good movie.  With a terrible title), but it is interesting as an example of how DDLJ has forever changed and influenced the Indian romance film.

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