Thursday, August 25, 2016

[Destination: India] Called as Bandya

In India, Yeti is "called as Bandya". That's a direct quote from the Wikipedia page for Yeti and it's been in there for ages. I have no idea what it means. I can find no reference to the fact that in India, Yeti is known as Bandya. Sorry, Wikipedia.

Anyway! Let's go to India!

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is reality TV show had an episode featuring this fellow:

Film: Balak aur Janwar (1975)

Snow World, a theme park in Hyderabad, Telangana has this yellow-goggled mascot:


Kids Cartoon: Vir the Robot Boy currently airing in India.

The description to episode Vir vs. Yeti: "To destroy Vir, Mad Max makes a robot which look like Yeti and sends him to Vir. Vir with his school friend's and teacher have come to Himalaya on a trek. Vir and Imli accidently meet a real Yeti and make friendship with him. Watch what confusion takes place when they meet the fake Yeti"

Yeti: The Himalayan Kitchen, in Hauz Khas Village in Delhiauthentic Nepalese food


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