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16 Moments in Disney Movies That Perfectly Capture The Desi Lifestyle

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If we had to explain the desi lifestyle using Disney moments, it would be a really easy task. These scenes from Disney movies capture the desi lifestyle perfectly.

1. When Jasmine’s Dad wanted her to agree to an arranged marriage

1. When Jasmine's Dad wanted her to agree on an arranged marriage
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Hint: The story of every desi household

2. And when Mulan was inspected by a matchmaker

2. And when Mulan was inspected by a matchmaker
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Hint: Those larkay walay and rishta aunties…

3. And she even had to do the chai-pouring thingy to prove her femininity

3. And she even had to do the chai-pouring thingy to prove her femininity
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Hint: The larkay walay visits…

4. When Mulan was expected to bring honor to the family

4. When Mulan was expected to bring honor to the family
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Hint: Honor means izzat, guys! Honor meant so much that there was a whole song dedicated to it.

5. And when Jasmine dreamed about marrying for love

5. And when Jasmine dreamed about marrying for love
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Hint: The dream of every desi girl.

6. When Jasmine pulls out her dupatta when visiting the market

6. When Jasmine pulls out her dupatta when visiting the market
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Hint: What do you do when you go to the market?

7. When Mulan put on so much makeup, her face was literally whiter than her neck…

7. When Mulan put on so much makeup, her face was literally whiter than her neck...
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Hint: Those makeup laden brides and eligible girls in a wedding waiting for a rishta.

8. When snow white rolled the dough as if ready to throw the hottest roti on the tawa

8. When snow white rolled the dough as if ready to throw the hottest roti on the tawa
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Hint: Every desi girl’s fate and ultimate destination…

9. When Cinderella does all the house chores and does everything to please everyone but still its never enough

9. When Cinderella does all the house chores and does everything to please everyone but still its never enough
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Hint: Terrible in-laws and too-nice (read mute) daughter in laws.

10. When the soldiers in Mulan dreamed about marrying a GHARELO wife

10. When the soldiers in Mulan dreamed about marrying a GHARELO wife
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Hint: The dream of every desi man

11. When Ariel begged her father to give her permission to go out

11. When Ariel begged her father to give her permission to go out
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Hint: A desi girl’s daily struggle

12. When Simba was being over-protective with Kiara

12. When Simba was being over protective with Kiara
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Hint: DESI DADS!

13. When Ariel’s Dad forbade her to meet that boy because “she was a mermaid, he was a human”

14. When Ariel's Dad forbade her to meet that boy because "she was a mermaid, he was a human"
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Hint: “You cannot marry a shia!”

14. When Merida’s relationship with her Mom was very complicated

14. When Merida's relationship with her Mom was very complicated
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14. When Merida's relationship with her Mom was very complicated
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Hint: Just like your relationship with your mom

15. And when Merida finally surrendered and her Mom had her way…

15. And when Merida finally surrendered and her Mom had her way...
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Hint: “Because I said so.” Doesn’t this GIF remind you of your mom oiling and combing your hair?

16. And when Mulan’s grandma was the most amusing character in the movie

16. And when Mulan's grandma was the most amusing character in the movie
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Hint: You remember your desi grandma.

Can you relate to these moments from Disney Movies?