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Afghan-Americans Parody 'Gangnam Style'

Shukran and Roshan took their Gangnam style to a suburban shopping mall, among other places.
Shukran and Roshan took their Gangnam style to a suburban shopping mall, among other places.
A couple of video jokesters have produced the latest installment of "Gangnam Style," the runaway hit single from South Korea's PSY.

The parody's creators, SRbrosEntertainment, are Shukran and Roshan, two young Afghan-Americans with a burning desire to screw around on camera.

"No more Gangnam style -- only Afghan style," one of them warns a young man galloping along a leafy sidewalk Gangnam-style.

Then it's full of lame rhymes like "khorma" (the dish) and "shorwa" (soup) and awkward dance moves in and around shopping malls and gun shops.

Here's a quick glossary of some of those terms in their shout-out to Afghan style and culture:

paaran -- traditional tunic
tumban -- traditional pants
attan -- traditional Afghan dance
mehmoni -- party
chai -- tea
jalabi -- deep-fried sweets (kind of like funnel cakes)
ferini -- pudding
shrini -- sweets
Eid -- Islamic festival
shukran-- thanks

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by: Stan from: Czech Republic
November 15, 2012 12:06
Thank´s for this parody and have a good day

Stan

by: faysal from: zurich
November 17, 2012 05:07
haha..... very nice guys keep it up :)
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by: mehdi from: emami
November 17, 2012 18:43
yeah yeah wow wery god god wery nice god day

by: ahmad shah from: itlay
November 17, 2012 21:04
i really liked this vedio its really beautiful thunks alot my dear Afghans any where you are ,you are all ways be succesful......

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