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Lucknow's shaano shaukat is well known. Everyone is in awe of the tameez and tehazeeb of Lucknowites. Here are 12 reasons why a Lakhnavi girl could be your best friend for life!

1. The real 'chatori'

She is not a diet conscious one for sure. After all she has grown up eating Tunday Ke Kabab and Shukla Ki Chaat, so you can never doubt her food choices.

2. Respect runs in her blood

Thanks to Lucknowi culture she has always been taught to respect elders. So you don't need to worry about introducing her to your family.

3. She knows how to shop

A girl from Lucknow would be your perfect shopping partner when you are looking for gifts for you mother or sister. After all, every woman loves beautiful clothes and a Lucknow girl knows how to dress.

4. The mastikhor

A Lucknow girl is a real mastikhor, you will never feel bored when you are with her. She knows where exactly to go for a perfect hangout.

5. No tantrums girl

She is a simple girl and won't throw any tantrums. Having grown up in a traditionally rich culture, simplicity is in her blood.

6. The mol- bhaav expert

She knows the great art of bargaining. After all she has honed her skills in Lucknow's bargain friendly markets.

7. She will easily become a buddy of your family and friends

She is respectful and she knows her boundaries well so you don't need to worry about introducing her to your family members.

8. Perfect combination of desi and videsi

She is the perfect combination of traditional as well as modern.

9. There may be a hidden shayar in her

You never know what hidden talents she may possess. Lucknow is famous for its shayars, so next time she recites a shayari don't forget to say wah wah!

10. She knows how to set the party on fire

Take her to your next celebration and she will definitely win everybody's heart with her charm. She knows the true meaning of mehfil and jugalbandi.

11. Appreciates art and history

Being from a historical city she has a keen eye for art and history.

12. She has a perfect sense of humour

She has a never ending collection of jokes right from the age of Baba Adum. Don't be surprised if she cracks up the best ones on you though…that too in shayrana andaz!

Article by Vidisha Singh

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