Indian Cinema and Dumplings


I’m no longer surprised when Varun breaks into random song and dance. Especially when it is a popular song with words replaced to make it appropriate to our situation, such as each friday he sings “Friday” and inserts our plans for the evening. But the other night, when he started singing in a girly voice, “Mera naam Chin Chin Choo” as we sat down to eat chinese food, I looked up in shock (This means, My name is Chin Chin Choo).

Me: HAHA! Um…What?
Varun: (singing) Mera naam Chin Chin Choo!
Me: Is this because we’re eating dumplings?
Varun: It’s a real song. Actually, now that I think about it, it seems racist. Hmm…I wonder if it’s on youtube. [looks it up and finds it]. Here it is, look!

This is what happens when you combine Indian cinema, big band music and oriental flair…See if you can watch this without laughing. We can’t.

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sharon
    Apr 16, 2011 @ 00:12:04

    oh em gees. what was that? O_o

    that has to be the oddest indian song/dance i have ever seen…!

    Reply

  2. Team Oyeniyi
    Apr 16, 2011 @ 19:58:54

    Love the wiggle Chin Chin Choo has happening! :lol: wow at the video!

    Reply

  3. John
    Apr 18, 2011 @ 22:23:49

    Mels,
    Love your blogs but your links just don’t come through. Can you figure out what’s happening?

    Reply

    • Amelia
      Apr 18, 2011 @ 22:56:04

      @John: Hmmm, I myself am confused. When I logout and look at it, it works for me. Maybe it’s your browser? Anyone else having this issue?

      Reply

  4. John
    Apr 18, 2011 @ 22:26:06

    P.S. I LOVE that the biggest trending word in your Category Cloud…about this marriage and its implications is…CONFUSION.

    Reply

  5. Vicky
    May 01, 2011 @ 19:36:34

    LOL..that was the weirdest thing i’ve ever seen! hello worlds colliding!

    Reply

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