History Bollywood / Saawariya

6th Nov '15 1:36:07 PM Exxolon
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11th Jan '15 8:15:10 AM TheUnsquished
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''Saawariya'' was a 2007 {{Bollywood}} movie that pretty much crashed and burned with audiences and critics alike. But it also happens to be notable for featuring many tropes.

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''Saawariya'' was a 2007 {{Bollywood}} UsefulNotes/{{Bollywood}} movie that pretty much crashed and burned with audiences and critics alike. But it also happens to be notable for featuring many tropes.
23rd Aug '14 5:04:48 PM mlsmithca
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* FanService - Raj in a towel dancing. Towel slips. Just watch this[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE9qk8W_EXY]]. Epitome of Fan Service for females.
** He was mocked thoroughly for this by Shah Rukh Khan. But Shah Rukh Khan immediately proceeded to do a 5 minute song that just consists of water and abs...so....

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* FanService - {{Fanservice}}: Raj in a towel dancing. Towel slips. Just watch this[[http://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE9qk8W_EXY]]. com/watch?v=lE9qk8W_EXY this]]. Epitome of Fan Service Fanservice for females.
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females. He was mocked thoroughly for this by Shah Rukh Khan. But Shah Rukh Khan immediately proceeded to do a 5 minute song that just consists of water and abs...so....



* TallDarkAndSnarky: Imaan.



* TallDarkAndSnarky: Imaan.
11th Jul '14 3:55:39 PM XFllo
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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: A great many, if you genuinely like Raj and don't just consider him a SpearCounterpart to the ManicPixieDreamGirl.



* DudeNotFunny: Raj holding Sakina over the edge of a tower. As a joke.



* {{Narm}}: Raj flailing in excitement in a telephone booth. And in Gulabji's house. And when he's with Sakina. And... okay, you get the picture.
* TheNicknamer: "Can I call you Lillipop?"
** Gulabji, too. She insists on calling Raj "Saawariya."

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* {{Narm}}: Raj flailing in excitement in a telephone booth. And in Gulabji's house. And when he's with Sakina. And... okay, you get the picture.
* TheNicknamer:
TheNicknamer:
**
"Can I call you Lillipop?"
** Gulabji, too.Gulabji. She insists on calling Raj "Saawariya."



* WetSariScene: Sakina gets caught in the rain an awful lot.

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* WetSariScene: Sakina in her sari gets caught in the rain an awful lot.lot.
22nd Nov '13 4:51:17 PM Vasha
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The film is an adaptation of ''White Nights'', an early short story by Creator/FyodorDostoevsky.

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The film is an adaptation of ''White Nights'', "White Nights", an early short story by Creator/FyodorDostoevsky.
30th Jan '13 12:55:18 PM odadune
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* ManicPixieGirl: Raj is arguably a rare SpearCounterpart to this.

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* ManicPixieGirl: ManicPixieDreamGirl: Raj is arguably a rare SpearCounterpart to this.
30th Jan '13 12:54:49 PM odadune
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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: A great deal many. Raj is seriously a sweet guy. The moments with old lady Lillipop are especially adorable.

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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: A great deal many. many, if you genuinely like Raj is seriously and don't just consider him a sweet guy. The moments with old lady Lillipop are especially adorable.SpearCounterpart to the ManicPixieDreamGirl.


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* ManicPixieGirl: Raj is arguably a rare SpearCounterpart to this.
23rd Jun '12 4:02:37 PM FELH2
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''Saawariya'' was a 2007 {{Bollywood}} movie that pretty much crashed and burned with audiences and critics alike. But it also happens to be notable for featuring many tropes.

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''Saawariya'' was a 2007 {{Bollywood}} movie that pretty much crashed and burned with audiences and critics alike. But it also happens to be notable for featuring many tropes.
tropes.



The film is an adaptation of ''White Nights'', an early short story by FyodorDostoevsky.

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The film is an adaptation of ''White Nights'', an early short story by FyodorDostoevsky.
Creator/FyodorDostoevsky.



!!The film contains the following tropes:

* AlmostKiss: Even when Sakina briefly considers having a relationship with Raj, she can't bring herself to let him kiss her.
* BareYourMidriff: Gulabji.
* BlitheSpirit: Raj.
* BreakTheCutie: Sakina, as she waits for Imaan.

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!!The film contains the following tropes:

tropes:

* AlmostKiss: Even when Sakina briefly considers having a relationship with Raj, she can't bring herself to let him kiss her.
her.
* BareYourMidriff: Gulabji.
Gulabji.
* BlitheSpirit: Raj.
Raj.
* BreakTheCutie: Sakina, as she waits for Imaan.



* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: A great deal many. Raj is seriously a sweet guy. The moments with old lady Lillipop are especially adorable.
* DeterminedWidow: Lillipop.
* DoggedNiceGuy: Raj's approach to his feelings for Sakina. [[MoralDissonance To creepy effect]], at times.

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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: A great deal many. Raj is seriously a sweet guy. The moments with old lady Lillipop are especially adorable.
adorable.
* DeterminedWidow: Lillipop.
Lillipop.
* DoggedNiceGuy: Raj's approach to his feelings for Sakina. [[MoralDissonance To creepy effect]], at times.



* DrunkenSong: Averted. Raj doesn't drink.
* DudeNotFunny: Raj holding Sakina over the edge of a tower. As a joke.
* FantasyCounterpartCulture: In addition to India, Italy and Russia also appear to be represented.

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* DrunkenSong: Averted. Raj doesn't drink.
drink.
* DudeNotFunny: Raj holding Sakina over the edge of a tower. As a joke.
joke.
* FantasyCounterpartCulture: In addition to India, Italy and Russia also appear to be represented.



* FragileFlower: Sakina.
* GorgeousPeriodDress: So much of what Sakina and Gulabji wear.
* {{Homage}}: Many to Raj Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor's grandfather.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Gulabji.
* ImpracticallyFancyOutfit: Raj's clothes are ... interesting. Pretty, but interesting.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Raj's reaction when Imaan shows up to take Sakina away.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Cue the song ''Masha-Allah''.

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* FragileFlower: Sakina.
Sakina.
* GorgeousPeriodDress: So much of what Sakina and Gulabji wear.
wear.
* {{Homage}}: Many to Raj Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor's grandfather.
grandfather.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Gulabji.
Gulabji.
* ImpracticallyFancyOutfit: Raj's clothes are ... interesting. Pretty, but interesting.
interesting.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Raj's reaction when Imaan shows up to take Sakina away.
away.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Cue the song ''Masha-Allah''.



* TheMasochismTango: Some of this, with Raj and Sakina.
* MayDecemberRomance: Sakina and Imaan.
* MoodSwinger: Sakina. Imaan [[LampshadeHanging even makes fun of her for it]].
* {{Narm}}: Raj flailing in excitement in a telephone booth. And in Gulabji's house. And when he's with Sakina. And... okay, you get the picture.

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* TheMasochismTango: Some of this, with Raj and Sakina.
Sakina.
* MayDecemberRomance: Sakina and Imaan.
Imaan.
* MoodSwinger: Sakina. Imaan [[LampshadeHanging even makes fun of her for it]].
it]].
* {{Narm}}: Raj flailing in excitement in a telephone booth. And in Gulabji's house. And when he's with Sakina. And... okay, you get the picture.



** Gulabji, too. She insists on calling Raj "Saawariya."

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** Gulabji, too. She insists on calling Raj "Saawariya." "



* RelationshipUpgrade: [[spoiler: Subverted. Sorry, Raj.]]
* SceneryPorn: So, so much.
* WetSariScene: Sakina gets caught in the rain an awful lot.

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* RelationshipUpgrade: [[spoiler: Subverted. Sorry, Raj.]]
]]
* SceneryPorn: So, so much.
much.
* WetSariScene: Sakina gets caught in the rain an awful lot.
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