A maximum of today’s Indian TV shows are, without any doubt, full of cringe. Be it Gopi Bahu washing a laptop or the extra dramatic slap scene of Sasural Simar Ka, they all have weird scenes in them. However, today we are here to talk about the progressiveness the older shows had within themselves. Yes, we are talking about the shows from the 90s. Shows like Family No 1, Saans, and Just Mohabbat, among others, were the shows that were way ahead of their time. One such show was also Hip Hip Hurray. An older clip from Hip Hip Hurray is surfacing on the internet, where people are seen criticizing Karan Johar’s Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. You must be wondering why and how is it being labeled as being progressive. Well, read on to enlighten yourself.
Hip Hip Hurray Proves How Ahead Of Its Time It Was
Karan Johar’s Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is one of the most sensational films of all time. However, there is no denying that it had a lot of stereotypical characteristics in it. A show from the 90s called Hip Hip Hurray takes a very classy dig at it. A viral clip from that TV show portrays how regressive and stereotypical KKHH was. Furthermore, to say that netizens have been appreciating the clip would be a sheer understatement. Everyone is praising the show written by Nupur Asthana, Vinay Choudary, and Vinay Pathak for its progressive outlook.
Check out the viral clip,
— 90skid (@memorable_90s) March 28, 2023
The screenwriter of the show, Apurva Asrani, said as we quote,
“This is exactly what I thought of #KuchKuchHotaHain when it released. We made #Satya the same year & were neck to neck at all awards. Never thought KKHH would be so celebrated one day–especially by the ones who had hated it then. Power of money, muscle & marketing?”
On the other hand, director, Onir said, as we quote,
“Was a small part of this beautiful contemporary series directed by the lovely @nupurasthana. Edited a little bit when Editor was not available. That is how I came to think of #Purabkohli for #MyBrotherNikhil. BTW me and my sister too always thought the same of KKHH.”
Here Is How Netizens Have Been Reacting After Watching The Clip
Netizens are clearly astounded by the viral clip. In a positive way? Definitely in a positive way. Here are some of the amazing reposts. Have a look.
Do our TV shows these days have the guts to touch upon modern pop culture and criticise them this way??
Abhi toh govt ke against bhi koi random dialogue mile koi show ya movie me toh woh bhi bash hoti
I guess i shud binge this show someday soon 😄 Looks refreshing! https://t.co/3U4KIgQyRh
— Transponster Jay (@Jay_KD77) March 29, 2023
KJo fanarmy destroyed in one scene.
90 percent of diaspora Bollywood think-pieces are based on his drivel 🤢 https://t.co/eVX1hXVSvN
— Shivam (@imrozed) March 29, 2023
Many netizens even attacked Ekta Kapoor and her cringe dramas by praising this beautiful clip.
People don’t even realize indian tv used to be so progressive 25 yrs back..before Ekta Kapoor’s cringe and regressive hootiyapa began and it turned to idiot box! https://t.co/DSOjhuDUhv
— Gagan Chawla (@toecrushrzzz) March 29, 2023
— Woke Indian (@woke_indian_) March 29, 2023
KKHH ki dhajjiyan udata ek 90s show.
I don’t remember watching this show, now I wish I had. I would have been able to see the BS of this movie and others too. https://t.co/MT9CRITcwo
— Shaily Singh (@ShailySinghP) March 29, 2023
What are your thoughts on this viral clip from Hip Hip Hurray? Do you agree with its progressive characteristic? Do tell us via the comments below.