[I hope you can see this screenshot…a little technologically challenged here.]
This was a translation provided by a commenter for the song “Lajjavathiye” from the Malayalam movie “4 the People”. It looks totally paagal when you read it, but as far as I can tell–my parents’ language is Malayalam, so I can understand some of this–it is actually accurate! I just wanted to share it.
"Oh common you male shoverness"
[Beth says: male shovernism is indeed much too common and I appreciate a film tackling this important issue.]
(Kunwari Bahu, 1984)
(submitted by Totally Filmi)
"And he went soot-free."
A clean getaway?
[Beth says: unrelated, but I’ve seen this movie and have no memory of such acid-washed denim and a hell of a party frock!]
(Gair Kaanooni, 1989)
(written and submitted by Reeeeey! Face Gallery)
This magnificent passage is from the Shemaroo youtube channel upload of Chupke Chupke. It might just qualify as “epic,” especially given the language shenanigans in the film.
“As and when Dharmendra playing role of a Professor of impersonates a Chowkidar and then a chauffleur be is bound an create some hilarious chaos and a few sensational confusions…As and when Dharmendra playing role of a Professor of impersonates a Chowkidar and then a chauffleur be is bound an create some hilarious chaos and a few sensational confusions. The chowkidar of course was not able to hoodwink. Sharmila for long falls in love in adoration of her smartness and marries her. But Dharmendra the Professorm was confronted with the immunes of Sharmilas genius Jijaji Om Prakash. A vertiable store house of talent and intelligence this Jijaji was so overwhelming for Sharmilas thoughts and dreams that Dharmendra feels an urge to challenge the unseen foe and win for himself a respectable status in her.”
"Now I won’t be sacred of anyone!"
Hema, sensible as always. Being sacred is far too much work.
(Raja Jani, 1972)
(written and submitted by Halfway through the Dark)
"The Lord has messed
me with everything.”
(submitted by SRKSRK)
[AAARGH! Turns out I already posted this about a year ago, but it’s funny enough that I’m going to leave it up.]
"I am a fairy of dance. Look me."
"Hen can’t bear this cock’s torture."
"Are you struggling with this cock?"
Some selections sent in by Amaluu/Bollystalgia, who never fails to make me giggle like a 13-year-old.
(Thanga Magan, 1983)
"Mister, Undergarment is still a
hero I enjoy getting thrashed by.”
(via Bollywood Bakwas on twitter)
our eyes with her eye”
Great start for a romanace.
(Ullam Ketkumae, 2005)
(written and submitted by Cynthia)