hindustani hindustani


  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
  2. (n) a form of Hindi spoken around Delhi
  3. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Hindustan or its people or language


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  1. "Films based on family bonding, on emotional attachments have become less in number, the 'hindustani' flavour is gone from Bollywood films," Shroff, who was in the capital to promote his film 'Kisaan', said.
    on Aug 23, 2009 By: Jackie Shroff Source: Screen Weekly

  2. "Those, especially BJP leader Lalji Tandon, who term me as an outsider, should know that I am a Hindustani and Lucknow is home of my father," Dutt said while addressing party workers at Holi Milan programme in the city.
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Sanjay Dutt Source: Hindu

  3. Joining the Ustad's fans in mourning his death, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said: "Ustad Bismillah Khan Sahib single-handedly elevated this simple instrument of popular folk music into a famous vehicle of Hindustani classical music."
    on Aug 21, 2006 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Hindu

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