Posted by: Gomzy | December 15, 2006

You are a true Hyderabadi if:

Source: E-mail forward

@>> Your address reads as 23-404-32/67A-43 (New MCH number 56-678/4A/B-22), while you actually live in the second house beside Zamzam cafe in lane behind Anand Theatre on SP Road.

@>> You end up buying only a salwar kameez, whether it is a theatre workshop, food mela, consumer expo, designer jewellery show, science show or an automobile convention.

@>> Your street has at least one roadside mobile hotel that serves Chinese delicacies such as Vegetable soft needles, Navrotten Kurma, Chicken Manchewurea or American Chompsee.

@>> Your answer is ’seedha chale jao’ when somebody asks you for directions, whether it is to Malakpet, Masab Tank, Malkajgiri or Moosapet.

@>> You come across tailors sporting the board: Immidiot delivery in two days onli.

@>> If you can speak Hindi, Urdu, English and Hyderabadi, except Telugu, fluently.

@>> Your answer is ‘not in my pockets’ when somebody asks you ‘Where is X Y Z ?’ and you also roll on the floor laughing at your joke.

@>> If you ask the waiter to get you some ‘Mango pickle’ even if you are sitting at a lavish continental banquet dinner with exotic Chinese, Mexican, Italian and Lebanese cuisines.

@>> You order for a tea just after having had a Caramel custard.

@>> If you have at least one Srinivas, Raju or Venkatesh within six square feet. In other words, you have at least one cousin, friend, colleague or acquaintance with these names.

@>> If you have at least one cousin, friend, colleague or acquaintance in the US in software.

@>> If everytime somebody gives you a piece of good news, the first thing you ask them is ‘Party kab hain?’

@>> You are reading this and secretly admitting that you are, after all, a true blue Hyderabadi.


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