Clueless And Emma Analysis

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So I watched both Clueless and Aisha (Bollywood) and tried to write up the connection I felt watching both the movies; but while searching for the movie to watch I came up with yet another interesting fact that these both are the modern version of “Emma”(by Jane Austen). Well I have not gone through ‘Emma’ but then researched about the characters in it and what are its connection with these two movies (“Clueless” and “Aisha”) and up with the brief summary.
Clueless (1995) stars Alicia Silverstone as Cher Horowitz. Like Emma, she is rich and lives with her single father. Here she is only 15 and already has her own car and spends most of her time with her best friend, Dionne. Aisha (2010) staring Sonam Kapoor as Aisha, which is Bollywood’s version of a modern Emma. Set in the high society of Delhi, it follows Aisha in her misguided matchmaking attempts. The Mr. Knightley character is played by her ex step-brother, Josh, played by Paul Rudd. Clueless loosely follows a lot of Emma’s plotlines. Like Emma and Cher, Aisha is a spoiled rich girl who means well but is really clueless. This one follows the book a little more closely than Clueless did and includes more characters, like the John Knightley and Jane Fairfax (Aarti). Cher hooks up two of her teachers and from there gets it into her head to be a matchmaker. She decides to give this version’s Harriet Smith, new girl Tai (Brittany Murphy), a makeover and to hook her up with Elton. She convinces Tai that her crush, stoner
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