Trending Today: #BollywoodLearnings

Rashmi Daryanani , 27 Apr 2012

Join the fun! #BollywoodLearnings in your Tweet with something you’ve learned from Bollywood!

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Bollywood is famous for being full of clichés, but ironically enough, it is these very clichés that make this genre so unique – and enjoyable. Therefore, the minute I saw that this was trending, I knew my night had been made – so I settled down to go through some of the best #BollywoodLearnings and along the way I saved my favourite to share! 

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Seriously. The first time I saw DDLJ, I was incredibly young, and my mom says I would burst out crying whenever Amrish Puri yelled in that booming voice of his.

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And if this dance sequence occurs on foreign grounds (let’s be real, it usually does), then you must not be surprised when even the goras break out into dance.

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But of course. They are magical. See:

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They will solve anything, these songs. Want to tell a girl you love her, sing a song. Want to tell the villain you’re onto him, sing a song. Want to distract the cop while your cohorts execute a major robbery… you sing a song!

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The good dialogues are a must, though. Along with some thunder and pealing bells. Only then will God listen.

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Oh… I think I just figured out why so many girls I know are still single. #brainwave

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And before he reaches the airport, he will find himself stuck in ridiculous traffic, and will have no choice but to get out of the vehicle and run on foot to the airport. Unfortunately, by the time he reaches the airport and buys a ticket to anywhere, he finds out that the gates have been closed and the flight is about to take off. But it’s okay!!! He will convince one of the on-ground attendants that yeh pyaar ka maamla hai and the attendant will proceed to ignore every security rule ever to let two lovers unite.

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Ramu kaka, paani lao!

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Our chiffon sarees are the true hero of every Bollywood (Yash Raj) film. While wearing it, the girl can survive rain, snow, hail… you name it.

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Or if you make her laugh. Hasi toh phasi.

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Fact: food poisoning does not exist in Bollywood movies.

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Don’t you mean Amreeka?

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But, ek ladka aur ek ladki kabhi dost nahin ho sakte.

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 …kya is din dekhne ke liye tumko paida kiya?!

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Of course. You are, after all, the hero. You can do no wrong!

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Not always. Sometimes the low class boy dies… but it’s okay, because then the high class girl gets to marry a guy who somehow magically looks exactly like the low class boy. #KahoNaPyaarHai

But you know what? The best part about Bollywood will probably always be this:

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Picture abhi baaki hai, mere dost. :)

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