My atrocious timekeeping aside, the first thing I did was to diligently check my stats to see if anyone was still reading the blog despite my neglect, and convinced that I would see no more than a whopping 0. What I saw, however, truly shocked me.
|Raj Kapoor in his 'lal topi russi' in the song|
Mera Joota Hai Japani from Shri 420 (1955)
Now, I am aware of the long fascination with Bollywood in Russia, primarily due to Raj Kapoor's showmanship and charismatic penchant for braving hard times in his films (while donning his 'laal topi russi', of course) but I am truly confused as to why the sudden surge of views in Russia on 28 April.
The referring link is to a dead URL of some sort of poll. If anyone has any idea of what may have been going on, please let me know.
In the meantime, do svidniya to all and spasibba!