Three students from IIT have the perfect response to the demands society puts on finding the ‘right’ match for people looking to find a life partner.
In their video, Be Our Pondati, parodying singer Carly Rae Jepsen’s song, ‘Call Me Maybe’, final-year students Asmita Ghosh, Anukripa Elango and Krupa Varghese reenact a popular format of most Indian matrimonial ads — the kinds that require tall, thin, and light-skinned girls who make round chapatis.
[irp posts=”6862″ name=”My First Sex : Memories of a Machine” – Shailaja Padindala.”]Pondati means wife in Tamil. The video was originally made as an campus entry piece for a Sir Mix-A-Lot parody contest.
It has been gaining a lot of social love for its honest delivery of cultural stereotypes, and Varghese’s expressions (check out 0:32 (shoe size ten) and 2:16 (you will have no life) are brilliant.