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The Phenomenon of 'Why This Kolavari Di'
Since its preview, this catchy "Why This Kollavari Di" tune has taken the Indians by storm. Half-English, half-Tamil it has distict "street accent" and millions can identify themselves with it, because that's how they speak in today's India.
Vrishti Pode Tapur Tupur (Song of the Monsoons)
We celebrate monsoons in India via these two very popular songs.
Same song adapted to a Hindi movie to a melodious tune.
Desi Talent in Norway
An Indian-Norwegian boy dancing Naka Mukka in the Norway's Got Talent Show.
Come Dance with Madhuri (Nachle)
Clip of a a very popular song-dance sequence from "Aaja Nachle", 2007.
Fabulous ''Dola Re Dola'' Number from Devdas
Happy Durga Puja!
Enjoy this fabulous dance sequence featuring perhaps two of
India's most beautiful women set on the occasion of Durga Puja. (from the movie Devdas, 2002)
This delightful Fevicol advertisement celebrates 50 years of Fevicol.
Last Ball Sixer!
This clip from 1986 belongs among the climax of sporting excitements. Two warring nations (India and Pakistan) meeting in a big final in a 3rd country (Sharjah).
With one last ball remaining, Javed Miandad needs a boundary, and comes up with a brilliant sixer, stunning a billion fans.
Indians have hated Miandad ever since. It didn't help that he is related by marriage to the Mafia of Mumbai.
Hum Banana, Tum Banana
Today we look at the hit song of 1981, "Hum Bane, Tum Bane" from the movie "Ek Duje Ke Liye".
Classic from Sagara Sangamam
Today's entry is a timeless number from K. Viswanath's popular "Sagara Sangamam", featuring talented Kamal Hasan and stunningly beatiful Jayaprada. The music is by Ilayaraja.
Mohe Bhool Gaye Savariya -- Love is a Fallacy
"Mohe Bhool Gaye Savariya" song by Lata Mangeshkar for the movie Baiju Bawra, 1952
The best part comes when the girl repents "Love is a fallacy. The lover is a fallacy. This entire city is a fallacy"
Agar Tum Mil Jao
You don't get to hear many Islamic Love songs in the main stream media, do we?
This beautiful love song by Tassawar Khanum (a Pakistani Muslim) can melt any heart.
Love is a beautiful thing. Melodious music is a beautiful thing, and shows that both have no nationality and religion.
I think a whole life will be worth living if there is one soul who feels for you like the feeling in 5:21.
Jyoti Kalash Zalake
During a function honoring
Lata Mangeshkar, L.K.Advani requested that she sing "Jyoti Kalash Zalke" song from the movie "Bhabhi ki Chudiyan".
It is an old movie, none from our generation would have seen, so we looked it up on YouTube, and discovered a true gem, a timeless classic.
Jyoti Kalash Zalake on YouTube
There is another version by Sanjeevani, which is pretty good as well (shown below):
PS: Ignore the irritating guy next to the singer.
Rural Inventors of India
The video clip shows common people of India solving their problems in their own innovative ways.
Great Clips of Desi Cinema - Rang Barse
Today's selection is the ever so popular "Rang Barse" sang by Amitabh Bachchan.
This song is important for several reasons.
It features Amitabh in a very masculine voice. It has since become a staple song to sing and dance during the
The pretext of festive intoxication is used by the director to re-ignite an old flame. The discomfort of their spouses ( both the characters now married to different people) is obvious and draws the sympathy of the viewer.
You can see the
beautiful Indian actress of Rekha.
Great Moments of Desi Cinema -I
While filming the movie "Coolie", the leading actor Amitabh Bachan got injured during a stunt.
The ensuing chaos and drama in 1983 is the first of our series, "Great Moments of Desi Cinema".
Dil Mein Tuje Bitha Ke
Bollywood love song borders the worship of her lover and is a long time favorite of young people in India.
The video is un-imaginative and tacky -- although you can enjoy a young Shabana Azmi, but the song is melodious and conveys the the intense love felt by the woman.
What's Inside Sania's Bag?
The Tennis Channel is currently featuring "Sania Mirza Bag Check".
This is a segment where professional tennis players show what they carry in their bags. Other than tennis raquets that is....
Link to Video (Windows Media)
Laughing Clubs of India
You might have heard about the laughing clubs of
Mumbai. Laughter, as they say, is indeed the best medicine.
Here's a video of a laughing community of
Indian Bachelors in Dubai
This rather boring video is insightful for the trivial stuff it tells about Indians in Dubai... their "community cooking", their apartment quality, their furniture quality, and how they spend time together....
BTW, check out this new
Desi Video Sharing site
RSS Propaganda Video
A well-made video on the activities of Rashriya Swayamsevak Snagh, a voluntary organization of India, that is also often accused of extreme Hindu nationalism.
Have you wondered how Americans have hard time saying Meenakshi Sundaram, while they have no problem with Arnold Schwarzenegger?
Anyway, here's a video that reverses the roles. Very funny, and even thought provoking...
MC Vikram and Luda Krisha are back with a rap of finding an Indian bride.
Taste of Indian Traffic
The "Mighty Indian Traffic Scene" (Reality Video)
Welcome to WeTube
"WeTube" is a rip-off of "YouTube".
We will feature best of home-made
desi music and home-made desi videos.
We kick off with an all time favorite:
MC Vikram and Luda Krisha "
Welcome You to India" (Text of Rap Lyric).
Video at YouTube:
and of course, the "Mighty Indian Traffic Scene" (Reality Video) in the