10 Super-Awesome Things About Being Desi!

Shreemi Verma , 15 Aug 2014
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Want to hear something fabulously patriotic AND super #geekchic on Independence Day? MissMalini‘s pals over at Dotdesi are now offering you the coolest domain name EVER. The “Dotdesi” domain celebrates Desis like you and me all around the world wide, yay! Show how you can be a proud desi by getting a .desi web site! Just sign up for your very own .desi right here. And go on, tell us, what’s your .desi in the comments below? You might just score yourself one, you never know! ;)

In the Independence Day spirit, MissMalini asked our readers what makes them #prouddesi and the reasons they came up with were AWESOME.

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Thanks to your amazing answers (and the fact that we’re #prouddesi too!) here’s a list of the 10 super-awesome things about being desi, because East or West, India is the Best!

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Everyone who’s #prouddesi tweets & comments are featured in this post get their very own Dotdesi tees! (Please write to [email protected] with your t-shirt size (S, M, L or XL) along with your postal address.)

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1) Our Flag!

www.meratiranga.desi

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Check out the swag of our flag!

2) Our food!

www.ohsoyummy.desi

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The kind of food we desis get from all corners of our own country is unmatchable! (You know something is wrong with you if your mouth isn’t watering yet.)

3) Our Sarees

www.thewholenineyards.desi

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Old sarees make great scarves, hairbands, belts, shoe laces!
Sarees

Benarsai Saree, Kanjivaram Saree, Dhoti Saree, We have all that and more! Plus sarees aren’t just drapes or a lot of material to cover our bodies. Sarees are gorgeous, sarees are sexy and most importantly, some sarees are heirlooms :)

4) Our ClimateS

www.yehmausamhaiawesome.desi

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Want to experience snow? Visit Kashmir!

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Want to check out the desert? Pack your bags for Rajasthan!

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Want to experience rain? You should totally be at Cherrapunji!

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If humid climates makes you happy, (I question your sanity but never mind) check out Bombay!

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5) Yoga

www.blissedout.desi

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The world comes here for Yoga, the coolest way to lose weight and the easiest way to achieve peace and control over our overly active brains and bodies!

6) Our languages

www.icantalkenglishicanwalkenglish.desi

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Every Indian knows at least 3 languages apart from English, each language more melodious and fun than the next (especially the gaalis!).

7) Our dances

www.zarranachkedikha.desi

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Let’s do the Bhangra and the Bharata Natyam in one night yo!

8) Religious harmony

www.humsabekhain.desi

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Here we celebrate Diwali, Eid and Christmas with the same vigour, I know it sounds cliched but it’s one of the most wonderful things about our country!

9) Adjusting

www.jugaadu.desi

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Place for three? Five can sit! House for four? Seven will fit! We’re cool like that and our middle name is jugaad.

10) Bollywood!

www.ekdumfilmy.desi

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Do we really need to elaborate? Bollywood is the BEST! Everybody together now…

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Honourable mention:

www.whosthehottestgirlintheworld.desi

The desi girls!

Like MissMalini herself, we desi girls are just something else!

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We’re Sassy…

Aishwariya Rai
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We’re Fun…

Parineeti Chopra
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And EVERYBODY knows that desi girls are the hottest girls in the world…

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Tell us YOUR reasons for being a #prouddesi in the comments below!

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MissMalini also loved these tweets! So you get goodies too :)

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