"Tell me Vikram, how can I be clam?"
"As soon as you reach Benaras
you will chirp.”
(submitted by bollybubbles)
"Love ink oozing out…”
Ah, the perils of squid love!
(Love Failure, 2012)
(written and submitted by weeguttersnipe)
"All the uncles!"
This is how whoever subtitled my copy of YJHD translated “Karan Johar.”
(Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani, 2013)
(written and submitted by Bombay Talkies)
"And who the hell are these
non-entity motorbike riders?”
Great, now I’ve got ‘Ghost riders in Mumbai’ stuck in my head.
(written and submitted by Shahrukh Khan in Short Shorts)
"I had chosen a live man."
In which Mumtaz rejects Bollywood’s first zombie shaadi.
(Prem Kahani, 1975)
"Come I’ll explain you."
[Beth says: this is a new level of mansplaining. The nerve of some mahanayaks!]
(submitted by Halfway through the Dark)
"I say, she is Geeta. You had
me pissed me for this girl.”
A gold star to anyone who can figure out what this was supposed to be.
(The Train, 1970)
(submitted by Bolly Bubbles)
"All characters are
made to talk in Telugu..
..so that everybody
can understand them.”
[Beth says: subtitling a statement of linguistic obviousness is kind of awesome.]
(opening credits of Naayak, 2013)
(submitted by omgmikko)