Bombay Bol: Ankur Tewari explains

Updated: Feb 27, 2020, 10:02 IST | The Guide Team | Mumbai

They use 'mala' every time, be it while ordering food or inviting people over to their places. And I find that hilarious

Ankur Tewari is a musician
Ankur Tewari is a musician

Mala

Meaning: The Bombay word that amuses me the most is 'mala'. Here, it's used to indicate floors in a building. But, I come from north India, where it means a necklace or garland. We use 'manzil' as the word for floors, as in 'teesri manzil'. But when I say 'manzil' here, people call me posh even though it's more poetic. They use 'mala' every time, be it while ordering food or inviting people over to their places. And I find that hilarious.

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