Hindi Film 101: What Are Mothers in Indian Film and Indian Society?

Oh boy, a big scary 101 that people are going to yell at me and disagree with me about what I say! Those are always the best ones.

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Zindagi Gulzar Hai: 26 Episodes to Tell Us that Daughters Are Just As Good As Sons

This show was SO GOOD!  But I think I might like Humsafar better?  Just personal taste, Humsafar was kind of cleaner and simpler.  This one had all these layers and perspectives and complications and different philosophies and feminist statements and all of that and it just MADE MY HEAD HURT!

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Silly Sunday Speculative Post: I Finished Zindagi Gulzar Hai! What Happened to Sibra?

I finished Zindagi Gulzar Hai! Full review post(s) going up sometime this week, although less detailed than I did for Humsafar.  But first, let’s talk about my favorite character whose storyline gets kind of forgotten!  And see what would happen if she was the focus instead of her grumpy older sister.

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