scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Sunday, July 03, 2022

Video: You will SO relate to this comedian talking about Indian superstitions

Stand-up comedian Raunaq Rajani, in his latest gig, talks about all those times when we are forced to do things just because that's how it is. Also, how to make this work in your favour... especially if your name is Prasad.

Written by S Chakraborty | New Delhi |
Updated: March 18, 2018 3:48:10 pm
indian superstitions, indian superstitions comedy, indian superstitions ranauq rajani, There is much wisdom in Indian superstitions, if you just know how to twist them. (Source: Raunaq Rajani/Youtube)

We would fill a 500-page book, typed in 10-point Arial and still be scratching the surface of the innumerous superstitions that we Indians have and follow — irrespective of whether we believe in them or not. Well stand-up comedian Raunaq Rajani, in his latest gig, talks about all those times when we are forced to do things just because that’s how it is. Be it not handing over the scissors because that would cause an argument, to hoping that writing an OM atop your answer sheet would ensure you pass (actually knowing the answers be damned).

Rajani talks about how it was growing up in a conservative Indian family and being steeped in superstitious beliefs. Even the icky stuff like finding a hair in your soup, and picking it up to make a wish instead of calling the waiter!

Alright, this might cause you to lose your appetite a bit, but the clip will definitely be relatable and leave you in splits.

Watch the video here.

Best of Express Premium
NITI Aayog-commissioned report which studied 3 orders by Supreme Court, 2...Premium
Tavleen Singh writes: Islamism has no place in IndiaPremium
‘The biggest problem is our dependence on imported energy, which is 4% of...Premium
A Letter From Silchar, Assam: Down a town, on a boat with a bodyPremium

Which are the superstitions you were taught as a child, and how many of those do you follow even now? Tell us in the comments below or tweet to us @ietrending.

UPSC KEY Have you seen our section dedicated to helping USPC aspirants decode daily news in the context of their exams?

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest Trending News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement