Kabhi Khushi Khabi Gham Watchalong

To celebrate the release of @mredlich21's book Don't Call It Bollywood, we watched K3G together


  1. We had several long time fans... and me (tweeting as @AnnorlundaInc), a complete newbie.
  2. When I picked the watchalong date, I had no idea it was the real life anniversary of two of the stars! Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan played Yashvardhan and Nandini Raichand, the patriarch and matriarch of the family.
  3. We open with Rohan winning a cricket match.
  4. And then we meet the grandmothers...
  5. This is where my kids got interested....
  6. Then the main man shows up. In a helicopter.
  7. Our main family is very wealthy. But, it isn't clear why. (I vote helicopters. They seem to like them.)
  8. Our leading lady arrives...
  9. And I got a sense of foreboding.
  10. Unfortunately, the family patriarch has different ideas:
  11. The cross-film references all sailed right over my head, unfortunately. As @mredlich21 explains in Don't Call It Bollywood, they can add an extra layer of meaning to the films.