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Curse of the comeback? Part One of Five: Madhuri Dixit in “Aaja Nachle” (2007)

Reblogged this amazing post at EVERYTHING ABOUT DANCE WITH ANU

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This is part one of a five part series looking at whether heroine-oriented comebacks are doomed to fail.

The first film looked at is Madhuri Dixit’s return to the big screen in late 2007’s “Aaja Nachle”, her first film since her memorable turn as Chandramukhi in “Devdas”, over five years earlier.

Madhuri Dixit, in fact made two comebacks – a second in 2012 with the film Dedh Ishqiya, which included the song “Hamari Atariya” which made the list of top 10 “anti-item songs” in a previous post, and as mentioned in said post, the film is unusual and provocative in several ways that warrant greater analysis generally outside this theme of “cursed” comebacks.

“Aaja Nachle” is a rather different comeback from “Dedh Ishqiya” as well, as Dixit did not, in fact, move back to India from the US, where she settled after marriage to an American, until late 2011, the same…

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DID YOU KNOW?

DID YOU KNOW ???

 

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It’s a very fascinating fact about kathak for me,the spins! Yes,when a dancer spins the look,aggression and the gracefulness fills my heart with the spirit of dancing and makes me feel amazingly loved with the talent of dancing. Today I will be discussing something similar. We’ll be talking about the spins in kathak. And the fact is that Continue reading “DID YOU KNOW?”

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NAVA RASA

THE NINE MOODS OF MIND:

Let’s start with a very short example Your son breaks your favorite vase! What do you do? You scold him with anger and then calm down. You slowly explain him peacefully, that he should have been careful . Then you hug him tight and apologize for being so rude. And after all this you delightfully get back to your work without thinking much about this incident!Did you notice that your mind had so many feelings bubbling up through these incidents! Today I will be elaborating something similar: Continue reading “NAVA RASA”

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WEEKLY QUESTION 3

QUESTION TIME!!!

 

 

                                                

So, as all of you know that I started a special post called”WEEKLY QUESTIONS” on 29th of September. Also I continued this series. Last week’s question was,According to you what does it cost us to be a dancer?
Three bloggers answered my question -Rekha sahay,Amit Kumar Jha and Sreedhar Bhattaram. Out of these i found the best answer was written by-

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PROS AND CONS-TRYING A HOBBY AND LEAVING IT

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Alright, so today’s post is not going to be too long. This post is going to talk about the pros of learning a hobby and the cons of leaving it. It’s been around two weeks that I have not written anything like I used to. I mean, i just wrote the weekly question post and nothing else. Also I wrote TEENTAAL IN KATHAK PART 3. In case you missed it, don’t worry, just type down the name of any post you missed in the search box and you’ll find it easily. So now without wasting much time, let’s get on to the post.

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