Andaz Apna Apna: Celebrating the Mahapurushes of the Fool’s World

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Andaz Apna Apna: Celebrating the Mahapurushes of the Fool’s World

Illustration: Akshita Monga/Arré

I

hate eggs. For me, they are the stinking yellow squish that nightmares are made of. As a general rule, I’d rather jump off the cliff than step into an egg-exclusive joint to torment my soul. There are only two known exceptions to that rule. One of them is an exceptionally delicious sunny side up. The other one is a movie.

Somewhere in the wilderness of Mumbai’s fabled Yari Road is an egg-exclusive joint that I happily frequent despite my aversion. Why? Because the place calls itself Anda Apna Apna and serves Teja Double Egg Roll, Robert Masala Bhurji, and Gogo Master Pavlet Egg with the impunity they deserve. As it turns out, any reference to Andaz Apna Apna is a reason enough for me to give up my established food preferences and happily frequent a place that serves a grand total of one dish that I can possibly consume.

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