You claim that it is Aishwarya Rai, who is familiar to most Americans, although you will then be suspect as Aishwarya, while extremely beautiful and successful, is a pain in the neck. patting an imaginary dog while screwing in an imaginary light bulb. I'm happy to share a dal recipe that is unbelievably tasty. Now there are several i Phone apps that will give you translations. Finding a place that plays Bhangra music and going there together is sure to get you something straight from the Kama Sutra, especially if you exhibit the right dance moves, i.e. You can get the basic spices in most grocery stores. I got a tourist book and told him among other things, that I was missing my green socks.Even if the parents put them on curfew, the kids can rendezvous online from the confines of their own room." However, easy access to instant communication channels can also be a cause of anxiety.Says celebrity blogger Malini Agarwal Rizwanullah (popularly known as Miss Malini), "Do girls still wait for the phone to ring after a great date? But now there's the added trauma of obsessively checking e-mail, signing in and out of instant messenger (so that 'green-lit reminder' will pop up on his screen), sending vague tweets about heartache and updating their Facebook status..." Reveal your past Before the internet became all-pervasive, the only information one could find about a new date was through mutual friends.Social networking sites play many roles — connectors of mutual friends, precursors to blind dates, playgrounds for pre-date flirting and re-connectors of exes and long-lost lovers."You've got mutual friends, you see photos of them with your friends, and you think, 'Hey, this person might be nice, I could consider going on a date with him," says 23-year-old advertising account executive Komal Shah, who is going on a blind date next week.A Jewish friend of mine remarked once, only half joking, that he believed Indians are the true Chosen People. I lived in India for about three years and my husband (currently known as my hus Pad, thanks to his appropriating the i Pad he "gave me," -- but that is another column) is from New Delhi, which, in addition to providing me with lots of Indian friends and in-laws, have given me a pretty good perspective on the desirability of the people from the world's largest democracy -- and how to woo them. If you are pinched for time, you can simply claim SRK is your favorite and move on. You don't want your date to think that if things go south, you will resort to stalking.Before getting to "how," let's start with "why." There are obvious reasons one would want to date an Indian, such as how successful and professionally desirable they are. But, if you want to take some initiative, I highly recommend you familiarize yourself with some Bollywood actors and choose a favorite. Good luck and let me know how these suggestions work out.
They have most likely picked up the pieces when an unsuitable mate broke your heart.So, hook-up is the new dating and marriage is no longer the goal.As Valentine's Day approaches, Kasmin Fernandes lists the unwritten laws of the new dating game.Indians dominate as engineers, doctors, lawyers, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. According to Wikipedia*, "India holds the highest number of Miss World winners, only to be tied with Venezuela." (*That feels a little like citing The National Enquirer but I am going to go with it.) Most Indians are innately gracious, social creatures; they highly value friends and family and have a calendar filled with various holidays and occasions to celebrate, which they typically do with gusto. Some safe, attractive possibilities: Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Amitabh Bachchan. I hope Laxmi, Goddess of Prosperity, smiles on you as you endeavor to date one of her people.They make up a large proportion of our graduate students -- just walk around the campuses of Harvard, Columbia or Stanford or and you will see these incredibly attractive brown people all over the place. Those endless jubilant dance numbers in Bollywood movies pretty much channel the Indian soul. If for no other reason other than you want someone to dance with you (or without you for that matter), date an Indian. Oh yea, I almost forgot to mention: one more big bonus when it comes to dating an Indian: communication with cabbies. New Yorkers: Just imagine if you could stop a taxi during the 4pm transition time and your date could say, in Hindi, "Hey brother, will you please take us to Spring and 6th?