8 Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

1:00 pm 21 Sep, 2014

Aha Punjabi..!! Just as one listens to the word, the smell of butter chicken, the punch of liquor and the sound of dhol beats transport you to the rich lands of Punjab. If you are studying anywhere in the world and you have a Punjabi friend by your side, the time you’ll spend with him or her is going to be full of colours and joy. And if you ask WHY, here’s the answer to this question.

8. Never-Say-Die Attitude

Feeling low, feel like a loser; have lost a competition or a negative thought is pulling you back? All these tensions will fly away with just a call to your Punjabi friend. Your Punjabi friend will pump up your spirit, bring you back on track, offer you some rocking GYAAN and make you realise that life is not about being gloomy, it’s all about enjoying and living in the moment.

Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

7. The King of Jugad

Punjabis are very natural at this, finding jugads for everything is their usual time pass. If something is not working, they have a jugad to fix it. If the director of your college is not signing your application, your Punjabi friend will be having a jugad for that too. There is a long queue and it’s the last day to pay your fees, there will be an easy back door jugad ready for you if you have a Punjabi friend.

Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

6. Always There for You

Someone’s teasing you? You are being bullied? You got into a fight with someone? Go on and punch the one who’s bothering you because you always know that your Punjabi friend will make heroes entry “Oie teri taan main *** *****” and will accompany you till everyone is pleading for mercy.

Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

5. Master of Liquor

Are you new to drinking?  Don’t worry, your Punjabi friend knows all about liquor! He will help you choose the right first alcoholic drink, and will guide you from opening the bottle to making a drink and the finally tasting it. Gin, rum, whiskey, beer, vodka, desi daaru, wines etc, your Punjabi friend is an encyclopaedia.


Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

4. Financer Ji

Empty pockets is the most common problem every college kid faces, especially when they are out to party or have dinner and the person who’ll be paying on your behalf will be your Punjabi mate. And the best part about this is that he won’t brag about it and won’t even ask for the money again. When you have it you return it, no compulsions. I wish banks worked that way.

Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

3. Master Chef

Get together at your Punjabi friends place will be so much better than having food at your favourite restaurant. Butter chicken, karhai chicken, pranthe, paneer and so much more; Punjabi menu at its best. And if aunty ji is home, you won’t be going back without having Makki Di Roti te Saro Da Saag and LOADS of DESI GHEE along with the saag.

Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

2. Dance Baby Dance

There’s always this moment when you are at a party or there’s some celebration and you are waiting for someone to start the dance. Your Punjabi friend will be the one pulling you by your arm to the dance floor and will start on with his signature bhangra steps no matter what song the DJ is playing.

Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

1. Ladla Bachcha of Your Parents

As they say “First impression is the last impression”, your Punjabi friend is going to cast some kind of spell over your parents. They are going to believe that your Punju friend is the best kid on earth; he/she will love your parents as much as you do. And believe me, he’s not faking it.

Reasons Why You Should Have A Punjabi Friend In College

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