Happy Birthday Karan!!!!! 46 Reasons I Love You

46!  Pretty soon he is going to have to acknowledge that he is straight up middle-aged, not just “mature”.  (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)

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Happy Birthday Madhuri (in India)

It’s Madhuri’s birthday today!  Well, today in India.  But I want to start celebrating as soon as possible, so I am putting up my birthday posts today.  And it’s a big birthday, and she is a big star, so I am doing one reason for every year she was alive, 51 in total. (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)

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Happy Birthday Urmila Matondkar! A Dozen Reasons I Love You

Another birthday!  And another one I am mostly excited about because of the song options.  There is often a secret motive behind these birthday posts, that being that I really want an excuse to dig through all the songs of the birthday boy or girl.  And Urmila has such great songs!

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Happy Birthday Deepika Padukone! 32 Reasons I Love You

Happy Birthday Dips!  Sorry I am so late, early January is a bear to deal with.  But I am taking a break from the make-up-for-the-holidays rush of work at work, and the cleaning of the apartment and putting away of presents at home, in order to write this post.  Because I love you, 32 times over.

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Happy Birthday Salman (In India)! 52 Reasons I Love You!

I am a Shahrukh person, not an Aamir or a Salman person.  But I can still appreciate not-Shahrukh stars for the wonderful people they are, even if that person is not my particular person.  And Salman is wonderful. Which is what I have said for 3 years running now, and it is still true.

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Happy Birthday Anil Kapoor! 58 Years Young!

Wait, did you think in all the preparation for Salman I would have forgotten him?  Never!  Oh, and also Christmas.  But even Jesus’ birthday can’t distract me from celebrating Anil!  58 today, and I am doing 25 reasons I love him, for the age he was when he got married. (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)

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Happy Birthday John Abraham! A Dozen Reasons I Love You!

He deserves a birthday post, right?  Maybe not as long as the ones I did for Dilip Sahib and Raj Kapoor, but still something.  Let’s say, a dozen reasons to love him, that seems fair. (this is an updated and reposted post from last year)

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Happy Birthday Raj Kapoor! 63 Reasons I Love You

You’re dead, but that’s no reason to stop celebrating.  Your legacy lives on in many ways.  So I am going to count down 63 reasons I love you, one for every year you lived (until you died). (obviously this is a reposted post from last year, I don’t have time to come up with 63 new reasons every year, not even for Raj)

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Happy Birthday Dilip Sahib!!!!! I Read Your Autobiography for Your Birthday Part 1

I finally read it!  Don’t tell my friend who brought it for me all the way from India 2 years ago, only for it to sit on my shelf unnoticed unloved and unread.  Until now!  It took a while, but I finally finished it.  And it was fascinating in lots of little “history of the industry” ways.

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