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Definition

South Indian form of classical music that South Indian men and women suddenly find an acute liking for when they turn 40. Also attracts tripped out foreigners and clueless NRI kids surrounded by enthu cutlet NRI parents.

Usage

"Hey. I sing Carnatic Music."
"But I thought you were singing in Telugu."
"Hey, it isn't Karnataka music, it's Carnatic Music."
"Oh! Like the Carnatic Wars?"
"Ummm, yeah."
"This is what MS used to sing, da."
"Oh. That-aa?"
"Thattonly."
Added 2011-10-19 by TNagarTornado

Root

Multiple

Region

South India

Related Terms

Jugalbandi

Terms referencing this

Katcheri