Bollywoodized. Fully.

Ever since I have come back from India all that has been exciting me is Bollywood. I am watching Star Gold, Channel V India and Zee Movies. My computer is playing soundtracks from Guru, Salaam-e-Ishq and Kabul Express; I was pretending to be Aishwarya Rai’s choreographer for Tere Bina in my room; I watched Kabhi Al Vida Na Kehna yesterday and all I want to do now, is watch Guru.

What’s happening to me? I used to be allergic to Bollywood. I used to consider it a waste of time and brain activity; only rarely enjoying offbeat Indian cinema. Now I’m loving all the jhatkas and matkas, dancing around the bushes and the cheesy dialogues AND I can sit through an entire 3-hour movie!

Actually, come to think of it – this always happens to me when I get back from India. Perhaps it is patriotism sprouting from my subconscience all of a sudden after being locked away for so long.

I mean, all of a sudden I am checking out sari blouse designs of Susmita Sen because I want similar ones. I think I even told my parents the other night not to worry as I will probably land up spending my life with an Indian man. Not that I know any one that I fancy…but just an expression of this thought is playing shehnai in my mum’s ears and my dad cannot wipe a grin off his face.

Scary huh.


  1. bollywood hmmmmmmmmm,
    indian man hmmmmmmmm,
    patriotic?????? what????
    I think it is more of a comfort zone of associating with everything India after having spent a lot of time away from it. I remember this happening to me when I was going nuts talking only angrezi, learning french and coding java. All the Best for the Indian!!!How about an ABCD?

  2. Way to go girl!!!
    I totally understand you!
    Been there and been thru that!
    I’d been away from India (and Indian culture) for so long, that ever since I’ve been back in muscat, all I watch are bollywood flicks…on my last trip to India I bought myself sarees for the first time…. and lately made a similar comment to my folks (about spending life with Indian guy) that has left my dad bouncing all over the place! 🙂

  3. hooray for u!
    noone takes my advice on hindi movies…if ure still watching…
    Khakee- i really liked this movie
    Morning Raga
    i doubt u will…but if u get time…these are my favourite hindi movies along with Dil Chahta hai and Omkara:D

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