Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Chaddi Pehen Ke Phool Khila Hai

I remember when I was a kid, I used to wait for 9 AM every Sunday to watch Jungle Book episodes dubbed in Hindi. Mom used to be, "Bhavdeep wash your hair. Its time for weekend hair wash beta. (Ok I had a bubble on my head till 1st year engineering)" Me: "yes mom. one second" Mom : "Tera one second toh aab Mowgli ke baad hi khatam hoga!!!"
I had no clue that it was dubbed in Hindi, thought it was original, till someone told me to look at the names of producer and director, they were bloody Japanese. "These Japs are every where. Arrrgh!!!"
There might be hazaar things which happned in my life, Good - Great - Bad - Worse but Jungle Book was so so so much fun, always one of the best things I loved doing (ok watching TV is also a work I do). Watching it with cousins and becoming sad when wolves die and become tensed when Sher Khan and Mowgli fight the final battle. Now a days I laugh at myself, "Eh?? I was like that??" But still whenever Jungle Book comes on TV these days ( yes it comes on SAB TV and Sahara Manoranjan, for people who still want to see and say Naaaah I don't give a damn), may be for the billionth time, I make sure I sit there for 3 or 4 minutes and pay a tribute to the kid in me, smile at myself and say "hmmm woh bhi kya din the!!"

Listen to the opening song : Jungle Jungle. Enjoy!!! :-)

I love you Mowgli.



Vikram 6:46 PM, February 07, 2006  

arafat??! of all the people arafat?


i loved sher khan... there was a lady who lived next to my place in bangalore and she will never give back our tennis ball when we played cricket in the gallis... she used to scold us every time we jumped the gate to get the ball... and she started chasing us with a cane afterward... sheesh... a tennis ball after all... so we people nick named her "sher khan"...

Rays Of Sun 7:04 PM, February 07, 2006  

Silver medal!!
Maine apnee lab mein bhi suna deeya woh video Virdi!
Dukkhi mahaul me raunak aa gayee:) Thankkkkkkkkkkkkkksssssssssss

The Girl Who Sold The World 7:07 PM, February 07, 2006  


I repeat the first dialogue of Vikram. ARAFAT???!!! AAFAT! Why not Ahmedijinad, huh? :P And is this action, by any chance, influenced by the protests to Jylland-Posten cartoons? Lol.

And I looooooooooove Jungle Book...yeah, still do. :) Such a fun program! I loved Baghira and even Ka. ;) BTW, I never knew that it was made by the Japanese...hehe.
Oh, and thanks for posting that song...I had gone crazy looking for it. *Sings* Jungle Jungle baaaaaaaat chali hai pata chala hai, Jungle jungle baaaaaaat chali...*stops* okay, okay, won't torture you. :P

The Girl Who Sold The World 7:08 PM, February 07, 2006  

Oh damn! ROS snatched my Silver away. *wails*

Pallavi 7:39 PM, February 07, 2006  

Oye Virdee,
Thanks for putting that song up.Its' kewl!!

Simon,  10:37 PM, February 07, 2006  

For all those who don't know the real "Jungle Book" (the film is based on a story of the book) from Rudjard Kipling, I can really recommend it. As a boy, it was one of my favorites.

The animation film of the jungle book (although not the japanese version but that from Walt Disney) was probably the first movie I saw in cinema. What a great experience...

Sayesha 12:43 AM, February 08, 2006  

//Now a days I laugh at myself, "Eh?? I was like that??"

Can SO totally identify with this! :P

Eclectic Blogger 3:13 AM, February 08, 2006  

haha.. I used to watch "He man" with great enthu.. reminds me of tht..

ritzkini 4:46 AM, February 08, 2006  

Jungle book-the cartoon was made in the year 1985..the original was a book by rudyard kipling..it was made into a cartoon with the support of the japanese government..it was a documentary and then converted into a cartoon..infact,the cartoon preceded the book..and therefore rudyard kipling..and since you saw the cartoon,it makes you older than rudyard kipling..rudyard kipling is reportedly dead..you are way older than him..so you must be dead..amen ! may the lord have mercy on your sinful soul !
So,howzzat for irrelevant information a.k.a trivia ??!
*kini se panga ? kabhhhi nahhi...*

Raj 5:05 AM, February 08, 2006  

I used to love Jungle book too.

It was great.

And the song is fantastic as well!!

virdi 5:28 AM, February 08, 2006  

Vikram>> I saw this photo of Arafat and loves his sxpression... Was trying to make a face like him... :-)

Abe u could have caleld her "Sherni Kahani"

ROS>> Dukkhi mahaul me raunak aa gayee:)

Song for you: Dukhi man mere, sun mera kehna... Jahan dukh rehna, wahan nahi rehna... :-)

The Girl>> I saw this photo of Arafat and loves his sxpression... Was trying to make a face like him... :-)

Jungle Book is awesome... :-)

Pallavi>> Welcome!!! :-)

Simon>> This was your first movie in cinema??? They didnt have movie theaters in Switzerland till 1985 I guess... ;-)

Sayesha>> Thrrbbbbbrrrtt!!!
Sticking tongue at you... Throwing germ infested spit on you!!!

Electic>> Ahhh!!! He Man and the Masters of the Universe... I had those He Man plastic dolls... Used to beat the shit out of the barbie doll of my cousin sisters... HAHHAHAHAHAHA!!!

Kini>> Thanks for the irrelevant information... I will put it in a folder and I will delete it at the end of the day!!!

BTW how are the sexy girls behind the burkha??

Raj>> Yo man... It was great... :-)


Sayesha 6:39 AM, February 08, 2006  

// I saw this photo of Arafat and loves his sxpression

What a typo :D

shobs,  7:13 AM, February 08, 2006  

in school one of my frds bag had jungle book song written on it and we teased her to death!:D
i used watch jungle book too. but my fav was he-man, ramayana and later on teenage mutant ninja turtles!:D

trups 7:36 AM, February 08, 2006  

I loved mowgli too!!!! Haan re sundays 9 am tv ke saamne! I used to dance and sing loud when that song used to play :D

Another cartoon I used to watch was Heidi - 1 PM Sundays on Cartoon Network... such a simple, sweet, innocent, and pure girl...

virdi 9:05 AM, February 08, 2006  

Sayesha>>// I saw this photo of Arafat and loves his sxpression// What a typo :D

Ok we all know you are an editor!!! Thrbrrrrttttt!!

Shobz>> I liked all three... He Man, Ninjas and Mowgli!!! :-)

Trupsster>> Heidi??? arre na toh usmein kuch fighting hai na kuch masti... Ek shant si aachi baachi ke baare mein hai... So boring... I loved what Shobz said...


Thanu 7:31 PM, February 08, 2006  

All acha shows were on Sunday. We used to got to church so missed Jungle Book, Ramayan, Mahabarath, Chadrelekha, Stone Boy and lot more...

I was so happy when they decided Ramayan with Luv and Kush (Utar Ramayan or something) to be telecasted on Friday Nite...

praveen 3:11 AM, February 09, 2006  

hey...i remember that cartoon..i watched it when i was in india last time on holiday..i think i was about 10 years old that time...too bad all the cartoon's where in hindi..i couldnt understand them..now, i think they have english cartoons in nickelodeon and pogo rite

Rohit Talwar 5:10 AM, February 09, 2006  



Jungle Book used to fab!!! loved it so much! breakfast used to be lots of fun those days! and hey, i have the song!! :P

Arz000n 11:44 AM, February 09, 2006  

Oh yah...
Mowgli was ma fav..I remmeber those days when I used wait for that 1hr on Sundays....

Im surely gonna download that song dude!!

Btw, why that look on ur profile pic. Salary nahi mila kya??

trups 5:37 AM, February 10, 2006  

//Heidi??? arre na toh usmein kuch fighting hai na kuch masti... Ek shant si aachi baachi ke baare mein hai... So boring...

abe! heidi was so so cute, with her sweet voice n innocence n all... u get to learn things like friendship, having fun...

waise i like mowgli, he-man, dexter - but no ninja for me!

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