1. Tollywood Maniacs
Hyderabadi's get very excited when it comes to tollywood movies. They never miss a single chance to watch South Indian blasts. Two of the icons of Tollywood, Mahesh Babu and Pavan Kalyan are no doubt are the "super heroes" of Hyderabad. There is a place, Ramoji Film City where many tollywood movies have been shot.
2. Lip smacking Biryani and relishing Haleen are the things to die for
A True Hyderabadi can relish the dum Hyderabadi biryani - day and night. Hyderabad is very famous for its Biryani and its special recipe of barley, wheat and mutton called haleem. There are many outlets such as paradise heritage restaurants where you can find true hyderabadi relishing this dish.
3. Shop on the streets
If you are a shopaholic for street shopping nearby Charminar you are undoubtedly a true hyderabadi. It is then obvious that you put on some simple clothes and are ready to bargain at the streets to fetch some exclusive stuff. Like varieties of bangles from the colorful chudi bazaar and pearls.
4. True lover of delicious Karachi biscuits and mouth watering irani chai
Each hyderabadi will have a pack of Karachi biscuits from the very famous Banjara Hills outlet in their homes. And each one relishes the irani chai for a perfect start in the morning.
5. Wherever you go you say
No hyderabadi meal is complete without few dishes. Like Papadum (sundried), yummy raita and the most special being the mango pickle called "Aavakaaya".
"Light Lo" is a mantra chanted several times
If you are a true Hyderabadi no matter how much tensed you may be, you will like to take the things easy. Thus a mantra "light lo, light lo" will be chanted by you in every such situation. Also you will encourage the other person, by repeating the same mantra to him.
"Bathukamma" is a festival you enjoy the most!
This is a festival that is celebrated during Dusserra. Bathukamma is a traditional Telangana floral festival.
You never miss upon a long drive
Long drive on a chilly morning or on a pleasant evening around the very beautiful necklace road is a sign of being a true hyderabadi.