Hits in hiding

  • Aastha Atray Banan, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Nov 01, 2014 21:43 IST

We found a curious set of letters recently. And on closer notice we found that they were written in code. How many Bollywood film titles can you spot in this exchange?

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/10/02-11-BRUNCH-6a.jpgDearest That Girl in the Yellow Boots

Oh My God, how are you? Taking any chance pe dance? I have to tell you that tere brother ki dulhan, that Aisha, is a major pain. She has been sticking her nose in my life too much, asking me about love, sex and dhokha and all that jazz. But doesn’t she know, jab tak hai jaan, only you are my bestie? So BTW, once upon a time in Mumbai, I met a boy! I was at that new club in town, Rascals, and I thought I was looking like a major heroine! And this guy came up to me and though he was cute and all, all I wanted him to do was buy me a cocktail. Instead he said, "Mujshe fraandship karoge?" and I was all like, "Aiyyaa." It was like luv ka the end. But am I being too choosy? After all, zindagi na milegi dobara. You need to tell me now, should I call the nautanki saala and say, "let’s be a bunch of Ishaqzaade?" He surely will be like jackpot! Enough entertainment for you. Write soon

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/10/02-11-BRUNCH-6a.jpgDearest Mardaani

I am laughing at your letter surrounded by Diwali guests. Atithi, tum kab jaoge? So get ready because you should surely tell the boy, "Ek tu aur ekk main." After all, yeh jawaani hai deewani. But if he says, "let’s go for a ride in mere dad ki Maruti", you should tell him "thank you, but my shuddh desi romance deserves a bang bang type of car." After all, kyaa super kool hain hum. Then get on the highway, and let him proclaim to you main tera hero and all that jazz. When you laugh, he will know hasee toh phasee. Then this kahaani can only end in ek ferrari ki sawaari. Now, get going -- go Goa gone, and keep me updated on your dirty picture!


Answer: There are 38 movie names across both the letters. How many did you get?

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