YouTube video of the day: Livin' it like a desi

Published: June 24, 2012
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Ever experienced lining up outside the washroom, while it was invaded by your sibling? Or surfing through TV channels with your parents and coming across something vulgar that made you feel awkward? Welcome to the world of Pakistani families – dominated by sibling rivalries and frequent parental scolds.

“That Awkward Family Moments” is a video that every Pakistani can relate to – one way or the other.

In one scene, the father asks his son to list down the friends he was planning to go with. After naming five male friends he takes a female friend’s name and is met with refusal.

In another scene, the two brothers are seen watching TV with dilated pupils and eyeing the door to see if anyone is coming. Finally one of them shouts, “Pogo laga, pogo laga!” (Switch to Pogo!)

The video is sure to tickle a desi’s funny bone.

Video rating: Two thumbs for depicting desiness accurately.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Wayne
    Jun 24, 2012 - 6:07PM

    There are many videos on Youtube about Brown families.

    It’s getting quite old now.

    Videos about Brown parents are getting old now, people should try to be original.Recommend

  • alicia
    Jun 24, 2012 - 6:09PM

    Real desi people don’t have the faltu time to make videos.

    Recommend

  • Nasamajh
    Jun 24, 2012 - 7:18PM

    hahahaha..hilarious!! very true!!

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