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21 Iconic Moments Only Indians Who Watched TV In The Early 2000s Will Recognise

Indian Idol robbed Amit Sana.

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1. LOLing at Rahul Dravid getting freaked out by a fan asking him to marry her on MTV Bakra.

And even in the midst of a full blown freak-out, he still managed the most mature response by asking her to focus on her studies. Classic Dravid.
MTV

And even in the midst of a full blown freak-out, he still managed the most mature response by asking her to focus on her studies. Classic Dravid.

2. Rooting for Abhijeet Sawant after he performed "Tadap Tadap" on Indian Idol, and basically won the first season right there.

However, I still maintain that Amit Sana >>>>>
Sony

However, I still maintain that Amit Sana >>>>>

3. Reserving the 4 p.m. slot to catch these two cool cats after school every day.

WB

4. Realising that the correct way to pronounce "Alex" is Ah-lex.

Channel V

5. Waiting for months for this transformation to happen on Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahi.

Sony
Sony

6. Judging people for the amount of effort they put into the letters they sent in to MTV Most Wanted.

(But also being jealous of them for getting acknowledged by Shenaz Treasury.)
MTV

(But also being jealous of them for getting acknowledged by Shenaz Treasury.)

7. Getting awkward AF when you were sitting with your family and this came on.

T-Series
T-Series

Shoutout to "Kaanta Laga" for giving a lot of kids their first exposure to a thong, though.

8. Waiting till your parents went to bed so you could sneakily watch Midnight Hot on mute.

Y'all know you did it.
FTV

Y'all know you did it.

9. Watching Harshvardhan Nawathe become KBC's first crorepati.

Star

10. Following the formation of India's first girl band with all your attention on Coke [V] Popstars.

Channel V

11. Getting invested in this love triangle because of a Pepsi campaign.

Pepsi
Pepsi

Even more than while watching Kal Ho Naa Ho.

12. Watching future celebs show up on MTV Roadies before they were famous.

MTV
MTV

13. Believing this guy every time he said "Together we can and we will make a difference" on India's Most Wanted.

14. Appreciating a pun for the first time in your life.

Channel V

15. Writing in to your favourite TV show, usually located in Andheri East, on one of these.

16. Knowing for a fact that "Thanda Matlab Coca Cola".

Coca Cola

17. Becoming a fan of this Haryanvi thanks to Channel [V].

Channel V

18. Getting the "You And I" Hutch theme song stuck in your head every time you saw a pug.

Hutch

19. Falling in love with this not-so-middle class family.

Star

20. Staying up late to watch India's most iconic "Fuck You" moment of all time.

Sony

21. And getting introduced to your first crushes thanks to the magic of television.