India The World's Strictest Parents


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Two wayward British teenagers experience strict parenting on the other side of the world, as Aron and Nadia travel to Bangalore to spend a week with the Nanjundayya family.


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Around the world, many parents raise their kids on a diet of strict discipline...

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It's our responsibility as parents to be in control of the music they listen to,

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the movies they watch and the friends they have.

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..Rigid boundaries...

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Am I friends with my children? No.

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I'm not your friend, I'm your parent.

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..And immediate consequences.

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My dad is really strict. If you break the rules, he can be very scary.

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But can traditional parenting change the lives of rebellious British teenagers?

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I was brought here on this earth to party.

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She can be an absolute nightmare. It's awful.

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My lifestyle is playing Xbox, getting hammered.

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You! I'm getting you!

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'I went to anger management.'

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Got kicked out of anger management for being angry.

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No one can tell me what to do.

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Not even the Queen of England can tell me what to do.

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He's slapped me, he's poked me, he's pushed me. He's done it all.

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I am what I am. If you don't like it, jog on.

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To find out, two teens who've never met before will leave their fraught families behind.

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Maybe she'll come back and be nice.

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-Doubt it.

-And head off to the far corners of the world,

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where they will live according to strict rules imposed by new parents.

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You are not in the UK, you are in Barbados!

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They're the most awful people I've ever met in my whole life.

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She wants to throw a hissy fit, she can have her hissy fit.

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I'm going home, bruv.

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What are you gonna do? That's what I thought.

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This is our rule. If you're gonna cop an attitude about it, forget it.

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What's the point, yeah?

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The point is a matter of trust.

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If this is how they are, I'm sorry for Britain.

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-Julia, can you go and get my bag, please!

-Where is it?

-Downstairs.

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-I'm not Cinderella!

-Yes, I know.

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Jesus Christ.

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-16-year-old Nadia Traboulski is a spoilt diva.

-I'd say I'm probably a bit of a bitch.

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If I don't like you, I don't like you.

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Gosh, yeah, she's got a mouth on her.

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..On you.

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Nadia's attendance at college was so bad, she was asked not to return.

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I hate my teachers, and they hate me too.

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So I'm not allowed to go back next year. Bunch of bitches.

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She isn't silly, this is the annoying thing.

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She's passed all her college exams.

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This is what is so annoying.

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She doesn't have a job, but Nadia still has very expensive tastes.

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I'm working my way to getting a Louis Vuitton suitcase from my dad.

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But I don't know if that'll work out.

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She doesn't do cheap. It's got to be expensive, it's got to have a label.

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Nadia wants all the finer things in life, the fancy cars and the big houses, but she doesn't realise

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that she's never going to get it if she doesn't get out there and work for it.

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I just want to be rich. Money's, like, my friend.

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Single mum Gillian split up from her husband and returned to England from the Lebanon when Nadia was eight.

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Since then, Nadia has played on her father's guilt.

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If I don't get it for her, she'll just ring up her dad, and he'll give her money and then she'll get it.

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-So she's spoilt, basically.

-I was like "Dad, I want a Range Rover".

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I worry about Nadia's future. I worry immensely.

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Emily! Woo!

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Because, the way she's carrying on at the moment, I just don't know where she'll end up.

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Don't really give a shit.

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60 miles away, another teenager is causing problems for his family.

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Dope-smoking 16-year-old Aron Shave is a loose cannon.

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You only live life once.

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Enjoy it as much as you can, really.

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If it means getting into trouble, it means getting into trouble.

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But single mother Anna bears the brunt of his behaviour.

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-We know that you've got a bad attitude.

-No, I don't.

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-Sometimes you have.

-If you say so.

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He's moody, he's lazy.

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My mum thinks my attitude stinks.

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Aron's problems with authority began while he was in school.

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Teachers, I didn't get on with at my school.

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That was because I was a little shit.

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-I've called quite a few teachers

-BLEEP.

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In his secondary school, I don't think he's done

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even two pieces of homework for the whole of his secondary education.

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They said he could be an A/B student, but he could not be bothered.

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And it was frustrating for the teachers, almost to the fact they'd give up on him.

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He thinks it's more fun just to be, like, a loser.

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Aaron recently began a mechanics course at college.

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But his mum is fearful that history will repeat itself and he'll soon be thrown out.

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He might like the teacher he's got now, but if they get a new one who doesn't gel with Aron,

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Aron will be rude to that person, and then he'll walk out.

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Aaron's parents separated when he was two.

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I spend one week at my mum's house, one week at my dad's house.

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And things took a turn for the worse when he was 14.

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His entire family was affected by the premature death of his grandmother.

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He does really miss his nan.

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My mum educated Aron. She looked after him so that I could go to work.

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She's been a big part of Aron's life.

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It always happens to nice people, kind of thing.

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To try and get them to start thinking about their futures,

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both families are sending their wayward teens to live with new parents in India.

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Have a really nice time.

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-See you later.

-Yeah?

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No, really.

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Just...enjoy yourselves, yeah?

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-Take care.

-I love you. See you later.

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Bye, darling. Bye.

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I would like Aron to come back and be a bit calmer, a bit less aggressive.

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Maybe stop smoking, maybe have more family respect.

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Do you want help getting it out?

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-Do you want help?

-I said yes!

-Oh.

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-There you go.

-Let me shut the door.

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Have a lovely time. Behave yourself.

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-Do try to take on board what they tell you and listen.

-Right. Bye.

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Be careful. Look after yourself.

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Bye.

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I feel quite nervous, really.

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I feel nervous for her. She's going away.

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Just hope she behaves herself...

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although I'd be surprised if she does.

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Oh, my God. I'm so scared.

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-Hi.

-You all right?

-Hello.

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-What's your name?

-Aron. What's yours?

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Nadia. "I'm a bellend".

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-That's nice!

-It was my nickname for a while.

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-"I'm a bellend". Did you get it made?

-Yeah, I got it made up Camden.

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Cool.

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The British teens are flying 5,000 miles away to the Indian city of Bangalore.

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Home to over 13,000 millionaires,

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this bustling city is a technological powerhouse

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helping to push India towards being an economic superpower.

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One family who embody its ingrained work ethic are the Nanjundayyas.

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Single mother Nalini owns her own business, which teaches cultural awareness and industry.

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She's also a dedicated charity worker.

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Her daughter, 18-year-old Niska, is one of three children and studying at university.

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Grandmother Lalita is the head of the household.

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-Sorry.

-It's OK, stay there.

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'My mother was very strict.'

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For example, education was considered uppermost.

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We had to perform well.

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Today, Nalini insists that daughter Niska studies twice as hard.

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She will do whatever it takes to get me educated, so I'm expected to get good grades at every level.

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If I get average levels, she yells at me.

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Why have you written it like this?

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No, this is not good. Go back and check the other one.

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15 years ago, Nalini's husband passed away,

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so it was down to her to ensure that all three of her children achieved their full potential.

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Nihar is my eldest son.

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He has done his engineering here.

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He's now working in London with Bank of America.

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My second son did an MBA in finance, and now he is also in London.

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I am Nalini. I am from the Rotary Club of Bangalore.

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Coming from a wealthy family, Nalini likes to give back to her community.

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And her commitment to charity is well respected.

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Put your tables straight, please. Put them straight.

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No, put this into that.

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No mess allowed, OK?

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If you are doing nothing, you must start clearing up the mess. OK?

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What I say goes. It has to be respected,

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because I have a reason for everything I say.

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This is so that all of us can live together in harmony.

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After a 12-hour flight, the British teens have arrived in Bangalore.

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It's India's third biggest city.

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-They all drive crazily.

-Chill the beans!

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They're always tooting their horns, ain't they?

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This is a weird country.

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It really is.

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-I wouldn't be able to live here.

-No.

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It's too different from what my life is actually like.

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Like just walking down the shop without being able to go in Topshop.

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-Obviously, they won't have that here.

-Yeah.

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There's just, like, a cow walking in the street.

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It's, like, so dirty. Like, look there, all the rubbish.

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We don't have to live on this street, do we?

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-Watch when we do now.

-I bet we do.

-Watch when we do.

-Oh, my God.

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The Nanjundayyas live in the middle class area of Jayanagar.

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This is going to be a fun week(!)

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Oh, God. It looks all right, though.

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-Hello.

-Hi.

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-Hi, I'm Nalini.

-Hi, I'm Nadia.

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Welcome to the Nanjundayya household.

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-I'm Aron.

-Hi, Aron. I'm Nalini.

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-This is my mother Lalita.

-I'm Aron.

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My daughter, Niska. Welcome.

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Can I help you with something?

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For the next seven days, Aron and Nadia must abide by this family's rules and values.

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Let me show you round the house. This, Nadia, is going to be the room you will share with Niska.

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-OK.

-So, I hope it's all right sharing a room with her.

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Yeah, that's fine.

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-This is Aron's room.

-All right.

-OK.

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If there's anything you need,

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water for you, everything is there.

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OK. Thank you.

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-Is it that one I'm going to put it in?

-Yeah, that's your cupboard.

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LOUD CREAKING

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-You go to, like, university or college?

-Yes, I'm in university.

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-What you studying there?

-I'm doing a Bachelors in business management.

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-Oh, OK.

-It's nice. It's a lot of fun.

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Uni life and college life is good fun.

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I know it sounds horrible, but I didn't think she'd be smart,

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and that she'd be at university and doing what she's doing,

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because when we was driving round, the way it looked,

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and people were walking round the street barefoot,

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I wouldn't expect her to be at university

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and she's really smart and doing really well.

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They're not what I expected.

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They are completely - it's completely the opposite.

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I thought they'll be, you know, very, like completely wild and crazy

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in their appearance and stuff, but they are very calm and docile.

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Or it could be an act.

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Absolutely. This could be an act.

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They're probably... This could be the calm before the storm.

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Could be.

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Joined by two members of her extended family,

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Nalini is eager to let the British teens know how her household runs.

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Rules of the house...

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In this house, we concentrate on ambition and education,

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and then discipline. Everyone must have ambition.

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Without ambition, we're not going to achieve anything.

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You will be attending school for three days.

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You will have to attend.

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Homework will have to be done, and I expect a very good report from school. Respect to elders.

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We have lots of elders sitting here.

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My mother here is 83-year-old.

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While she has been keeping quiet, she is actually the head of this house.

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No smoking, no alcohol, no drugs.

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Now, I hope none of you are smokers.

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-You are?

-Aron is.

-Aron is.

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What else do you do, Aron?

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Erm, I smoke weed and I drink.

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You smoke weed and you drink. OK, we will not be allowing you

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to do in that in this house and it's not part of the culture here,

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so you might want to give it up.

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I hope you're not carrying anything with you. Are you?

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I don't have any weed or alcohol. I've got fags,

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but my fags are staying with me. I'm sorry, I'm sticking with that.

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No, I'm sticking with my fags on me.

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-OK. But I expect that you do not smoke it.

-OK.

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Sure?

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Dressing Nadia.

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What you're wearing right now is inappropriate in homes

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and in the market places, and things like that.

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It's inappropriate because people around us are going to get a little shocked.

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-So I can't wear, like, vest tops or shorts?

-No.

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If you are dressed like this, Nadia, you will have eyes ogling at you.

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That makes one feel very uncomfortable.

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Aron is fine. Absolutely fine.

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Except I do not understand what that means. What is a bellend?

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-Er...

-It says "I'm a bellend." Do you know what it means?

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-Not really. No, we don't.

-Back in like London people find it funny.

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-But, yeah.

-OK.

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I expect your best behaviour out of the house, because outside behaviour has got to be impeccable, right?

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-Now, do you have any questions?

-No.

-You may leave the table now.

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I admire Aron's honesty that he smokes and he does weed,

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and I hope he appreciates that we, you know, he cannot do that in our house.

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I think Aron might act up a bit, but I think he's quite sweet actually.

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But I don't know. I think maybe. Him.

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I think both of them may have some thoughts about the rules,

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and they may not appreciate many of them.

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-Can I go home now?

-What's the problem?

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They think I'm actually going to not smoke.

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It's not happening.

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I'm fashion conscious, so I don't really appreciate it

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when she's telling me that I should wear different clothes. It's, like, me.

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I dress myself. I shouldn't have to, like, change for them.

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Whilst the teens change out of their flight clothes,

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it's a chance for Nadia and Niska to get to know each other a little better.

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I'm not really, like, the good child, I'd say.

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I could go out until, like, six in the morning, come home when I want.

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Do you tell your parents where you are?

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No, my mum knows where I go. If I ask her, she'll be, like, "Where you going?"

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And then she's, like, "Are you coming home tonight?"

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I'll be, like, "Yeah, well, I'll let you know." It depends.

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That's really good. I would not try that with my mum.

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She'd be, like, "Yeah, right, you come home

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"and you're not going out ever."

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Like I would be grounded, like house bound.

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Unfortunately, it's not long before temptation becomes too much for Aron.

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I'm proper craving.

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OK.

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-Sshh!

-You can't do shush here! Seriously you can't.

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-Shush!

-You can't smoke here.

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That's like weed?

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-What are you smoking? A rule is a rule.

-This is me.

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It's like changing what I do.

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But you do know my mum trusted you. That she's trusted you.

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-I know, I know, I know.

-And you broke her trust.

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You go and tell my mum herself that you did this.

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-It needed to be done.

-So just tell her.

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Inside, Niska has made it clear that he needs to 'fess up or she'll spill the beans.

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-What's happening?

-I caved in.

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Why? Where did you cave in?

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I had...I had a fag.

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I'm a little upset that you've let me down.

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Especially when you so seriously said that, "I won't do this".

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I would really request you to give me the cigarettes if you can.

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That way it'll help you not to smoke.

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You're going to hang on to it.

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Rather than getting into a row, Nalini's strategy is to patiently sit it out.

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-A rule is a rule Aron, so I'd really appreciate it further if you gave me the cigarettes.

-No.

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Come on, Aron, be a sport.

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Right, you're actually doing my head in now. Put the stupid pouch on the bloody table. It's tobacco, yeah?

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Don't start smirking at me, you're actually pathetic. Do you know how stupid you are?

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We've been sat here for half an hour, and because of some stupid tobacco

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you won't put it on the table and hand it over.

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Do you know how pathetic you are?

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-You're so pathetic.

-So?

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And you know you are because you wouldn't be sat there going... and laughing and everything.

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-Cool.

-You're an idiot.

-Sweet.

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Come on, Aron.

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How about if I just like lock it in my suitcase and I, like,

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leave a little bit hanging out the zip after it's locked, so you could still see it's in there?

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-And you won't touch it ever?

-No.

-As long as you're here, that is.

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-No.

-Right? Sure? Nadia, would you like to go with Niska.

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Aron's new sisters are sent to police him.

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I didn't think it was going to be like this. I didn't think one could be so stubborn.

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We cannot do without rules in this house.

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There'd be utter chaos, and these are just some rules, there are so many more rules, you know.

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Just feel like I want to go home.

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OK, Mum gave me the rule that I need to, like, cover up more, so I was, like, OK, fair enough, and I did

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and then he has to sit there like an idiot

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and it's, like, really annoyed me, and I really don't like him either.

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I just feel the rest of this week's just going to be shit, to be fair.

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CAR HORN

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It's day two of the British teens' stay in India and the first day of Indian school.

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Good morning, Nadia.

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What?

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Get up, get up, get up, we've got to get moving.

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I'm going to bring your school uniform, Nadia, we're going to school this morning.

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You'll love your uniform, it's a nice smart skirt and a top.

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I have to wear a uniform?

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Aron.

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Good morning. Wake up, you're going to school this morning.

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Both Aron and Nadia have underachieved at their schools back home.

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Nalini is determined to get their education back on track.

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Remember that basically everything depends on your education,

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your future depends on how much you study, what education

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you get, what kind of degrees you get in the future, so please take your education very seriously.

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What time does it finish?

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Nalini and the teens are heading here.

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Bangalore's national public school.

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Voted the fifth best school in India, it's fee paying and has

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a reputation for discipline and excellent exam results.

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We are very, very strict, OK.

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Getting very good grade is very, very important, because it's like a passport.

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If you need to move forward in your life, in terms of your education,

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as well as your career, you need to have good grades.

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Back in the UK, Nadia and Aron both have a history

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of confronting their teachers, low attendance and poor attitude.

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THEY SING

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Before lessons start, Principal Chandran wants to inform the British teens of the school's expectations.

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This is Aron and this is Nadia.

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We expect you to...concentrate,

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because the foundation for your future

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lies in the studies that happens now.

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The first lesson of the day is English.

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Good morning, class.

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ALL: Good morning.

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But before they get underway, the teens are invited to talk about their lifestyles back at home.

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I have a lot more freedom than what most people in this country do.

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I drink, I smoke, I do drugs.

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You said that you do drugs. Have you stopped or are you continuing?

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Not whilst I'm here I'm not.

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But when I get home, I'm going to have a really nice big joint.

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How well did you do in school?

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Er, I didn't do too great at school.

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I got two A*s in science, three Cs in business, and then I failed everything else.

0:22:230:22:29

My mum sent me here because I'm quite rude. I don't go to college.

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Sometimes I come home at, like, six in the morning, and me and my mum

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don't, like, get on really well, so that's why she sent me here.

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What's the worst thing you've done to upset your parents?

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Probably just being rude to them.

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I don't have that much respect for them. I argue with them a lot.

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So what is your ambition in life?

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I don't really have one at the moment, I just want to be, like, rich, because I love money.

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LAUGHTER

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Now, I've got a little bit of homework

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for Wednesday, and I expect everyone to do it.

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Now the homework is "My ambition in life, and how do I go about getting that?"

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That's it for the class for now. Thank you, class.

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This is a pain in the arse, isn't it?

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-I really want to

-BLEEP

-off out of here.

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Out in the playground, Aron relishes the chance to continue boasting to his new classmates.

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I sometimes don't, I just don't usually go home.

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Like, my mum asks me if I'm coming home and I'm just like, "Maybe, I'll let you know later,"

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and then I sometimes, like, forget to ring her, to tell her that I'm staying out.

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-Yeah, you have a curfew.

-What's your curfew then?

-Oh, mine is seven.

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-Seven. Before it gets dark.

-How old are you then?

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-Huh?

-I'm 18.

-17.

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Wow!

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I only have a curfew because my mum's a bit of a bitch.

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Ah. OK.

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The next lesson is maths. One of Aron's least favourite subjects.

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This is a new function I'm giving you.

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I want you all to write down

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what is f(1).

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For minus 3.

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Yes.

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Come here, Aron.

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-No.

-No?

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Then I expect you to meet at 3.00 today before you go.

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Please come and meet.

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-All right?

-Or not.

-No.

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-Or not.

-Yes.

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-Not happening.

-You will.

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Back in the UK, Aron's resistance to authority meant that he was constantly thrown out of school.

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But in India, he decides to jump before he's pushed.

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Aron's behaviour was a little bit of a shock to me. No doubt about it.

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I just left him, because I can tackle it a little later after the class hours.

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I'll go talk to Mrs Chandran.

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But it's quite a shock, it's the first time that's happened in our school.

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At break time, Aron's still trying to shock the students with tales about his drug taking.

0:25:050:25:12

-You do weed or what? Coke?

-Yeah, I do weed.

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Awesome(!) Well, you know, you should, like, learn the fact that, you know, later on...

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I don't know, I think I sound really lame and like a parent, but I'm saying you might think.

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"Oh, my God, I'm so high right now, and this is my life,"

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but later on you are... your body is going to totally die.

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Like, it's going to be all down the drain.

0:25:340:25:37

I stopped weed for ten months once, I did stop for ten months.

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-Ooh(!)

-But I started again.

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Despicable.

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Neither Nadia nor the Indian students are impressed with Aron's bravado.

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We find it so weird that they're into drugs and they're smoking, so we are asking them like, "Why?

0:25:500:25:55

"Why do you do it? What is the point?" and they are just like "Everyone does it."

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I think that's really stupid, because he doesn't realise.

0:25:590:26:02

I mean, OK, a fag, do your thing, but don't get...

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don't become, like... don't make it your life.

0:26:040:26:07

Aron's constant bragging has escalated into an argument with Nadia.

0:26:070:26:12

Aron's just being rude. I don't want to talk to him.

0:26:120:26:14

And there's all these girls standing around, and he's trying to show off and be an idiot as usual,

0:26:140:26:19

and I said something, and he said, "Oh, you moody bitch," or whatever,

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but I asked him nicely to leave me alone.

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He thinks he could talk to anyone like a piece of shit.

0:26:250:26:29

Aron's disrespectful attitude has got Nadia angry.

0:26:290:26:33

Who do you think you are? Take your headphones out and listen to me.

0:26:330:26:36

Who do you think you are, talking to me like that? What's the point of calling me a bitch?

0:26:360:26:39

I asked you to leave me alone and you called me a bitch.

0:26:390:26:42

-BLEEP.

-You're the one that made me...

-I told you to leave me alone.

0:26:420:26:45

-Don't put your hands in my face.

-I'm not.

0:26:450:26:48

-You're putting your hand in my face.

-You're chatting...

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You're so pathetic, you actually need to grow up. You're so immature.

0:26:500:26:54

-Listen to me!

-BLEEP

-walk off. You're so immature.

0:26:540:26:56

How are you going to get a job, when you can't even...

0:26:560:26:59

You might be at college, you have no respect for anyone.

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How are you going to get a job?

0:27:010:27:03

Oh, hello, Mrs Nanjundayya.

0:27:030:27:05

Principal Chandran never stands for bad behaviour.

0:27:050:27:09

The boy has been a little insolent in class, and now he just walked out. He's near the gates.

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OK. But he refuses to come inside.

0:27:170:27:20

Nalini has been forced to drop everything to come and collect the teens.

0:27:200:27:24

What's going on, Aron? What happened?

0:27:240:27:27

She's, oh...

0:27:270:27:28

OK, what happened exactly? I want to know what happened.

0:27:310:27:34

I'm having a fag.

0:27:340:27:35

Oh, but that's not fair.

0:27:360:27:39

That's not correct.

0:27:390:27:41

Can't have a fag here at all, and you're in the school premises. What's wrong with you?

0:27:410:27:46

When faced with abusive language, Nalini's culture demands reason rather than raising your voice.

0:27:460:27:52

No. I haven't had, like, a fag, since...

0:27:520:27:54

OK, don't think about it, talk like an adult.

0:27:540:27:56

Come on, you're in college, then behave like a college kid.

0:27:560:27:58

Not like a child. Come on.

0:27:580:28:00

Come on, tell me what it is. No, don't do this. Take it off.

0:28:000:28:02

-Why are you're going to snatch it off?

-BLEEP.

0:28:020:28:04

Yeah, yeah, yeah. Don't try that language on me, it's not going to work.

0:28:040:28:07

Come on, what happened?

0:28:070:28:10

We're going to have a big scene in the road and it's not a nice thing to walk around the city like this.

0:28:100:28:15

You understand? Aron?

0:28:150:28:18

Aron.

0:28:180:28:19

You can't make a scene on the road.

0:28:190:28:22

In India, it's completely unacceptable to cause such a scene in public.

0:28:220:28:27

-He called me a bitch. You called me a bitch. You told me to

-BLEEP.

0:28:270:28:30

Did you? I think that's really bad.

0:28:300:28:32

I'm not sure who said it first, probably was me.

0:28:320:28:35

OK. Now listen, listen, listen. All right, stop it, both of you.

0:28:350:28:37

Stop it. Stop it now.

0:28:370:28:39

I think this is ridiculous. Everything escalates.

0:28:390:28:41

I mean, there's such a big issue taking place over nothing.

0:28:410:28:44

I mean, we're made a laughing stock like we're some kind of fools.

0:28:440:28:47

These things don't happen in this country.

0:28:470:28:49

Correct?

0:28:490:28:51

So have we benefited by this?

0:28:510:28:53

No. So I suggest we now go home and take it from there.

0:28:530:28:56

At home, the teens have to face the wrath of Uncle Pradeep.

0:29:000:29:05

This is a terrible situation where the students, they go back and they'll talk.

0:29:050:29:09

How much ridicule will take place on this now?

0:29:090:29:12

Over a non-issue.

0:29:120:29:15

You use such foul language, and I think that is not acceptable.

0:29:150:29:19

We don't speak like that out here.

0:29:190:29:21

Have you noticed anyone screaming in this building, shouting loudly, calling people names?

0:29:210:29:26

We never do that.

0:29:260:29:28

You have to understand public behaviour is very very important.

0:29:280:29:33

Whatever happens, your self control has to be exercised.

0:29:330:29:36

Most important. You've got to be friends here, you've got to be...

0:29:360:29:39

I'm going to say, why should you be bitter towards each other for some small thing like this?

0:29:390:29:46

Whatever.

0:29:460:29:47

He walks away. Come here, Aron.

0:29:490:29:51

Come back.

0:29:510:29:52

I don't know what's going through Aron's head right now.

0:29:550:29:57

I think he just needs to get over the situation and grow up.

0:29:570:30:00

Like, we don't have to get along, but when we're out, just like be civil to each other.

0:30:000:30:03

He's a child actually, and he is emotional and something is bothering him.

0:30:030:30:11

I can't put my finger on it yet.

0:30:110:30:12

At dinner time, the family want to get to the bottom of Aron's problem with anger.

0:30:170:30:22

My mum knows I've like, I've always had a short temper,

0:30:220:30:25

especially, like, to do with school and stuff like that.

0:30:270:30:30

So what have you done when you're angry?

0:30:300:30:32

Punched walls and that kind of thing.

0:30:320:30:35

Oh, terrible thing to do, Aron, I don't know.

0:30:350:30:39

I used to get wound up about the tiniest things, which...

0:30:390:30:42

You just said it. You just said it.

0:30:420:30:44

It's silly things.

0:30:440:30:46

That's your solution right there.

0:30:460:30:49

Nalini's family are not letting Nadia off the hook either.

0:30:490:30:52

Why did your mum think you should come here?

0:30:520:30:55

Because I'm spoiled.

0:30:550:30:58

I'm, like, given everything I want. I don't really help out round the house and I stay out till quite late.

0:30:580:31:04

So I might come home at, like, six in the morning. Sometimes five.

0:31:040:31:08

Are you happy with that lifestyle? I mean, how much can you go out all the time? You know, you're young.

0:31:080:31:13

-Or party or....

-Youth is on your side, but how much can you do that?

0:31:130:31:18

I don't know. I don't know what I want to do.

0:31:260:31:29

I don't know where I will be in ten years' time.

0:31:290:31:31

In the case of Nadia, it's all just landing on her lap, which should not happen.

0:31:310:31:37

So she never has found the need to do things for herself.

0:31:370:31:41

I'm, like, lazy. I need something or someone to, like, push me in the right direction.

0:31:410:31:46

I think goals have to be given to them, and they need to achieve those goals.

0:31:460:31:53

One of the Nanjundayyas family mottos is "service before self".

0:31:550:31:59

They firmly believe in giving back to society.

0:32:000:32:03

Realising the British teens are utterly selfish back home, Nalini wants to teach them a lesson.

0:32:030:32:10

All of the last week I've heard only about self, me, my problems, I think, I, I, all the time.

0:32:100:32:17

So this time I want you to experience what other people

0:32:170:32:20

less fortunate than you are going through, and to understand how fortunate you both are, you know.

0:32:200:32:28

If I have any bad behaviour, any fighting, any argument, OK,

0:32:280:32:34

I'm going to be really displeased, because remember, you're going to people who are less fortunate,

0:32:340:32:40

and they're going to be horrified if you behave like that, OK?

0:32:400:32:43

Today, Nalini is taking the teens to volunteer at one of her charities.

0:32:470:32:50

The local blind school.

0:32:500:32:53

There are 15 million visually impaired people in India.

0:32:530:32:57

The Sri Ramana School educates 250 young people aged between four and 20.

0:32:570:33:04

This is going to be very strange for you but it doesn't matter,

0:33:040:33:07

it's a learning experience, it's a cultural experience.

0:33:070:33:10

So things you may not be used to, you may be expected to do.

0:33:100:33:15

Please go along and do it with the spirit of learning.

0:33:150:33:19

Experiencing what things are in a new culture. All right?

0:33:190:33:22

Yeah.

0:33:220:33:23

The teens' first job is to help prepare lunch for the blind students.

0:33:230:33:28

Back home, Nadia wouldn't even dream of helping her mum in the kitchen.

0:33:280:33:32

Please make it nicely.

0:33:320:33:34

Taking orders from the Indian dinner ladies is proving difficult.

0:33:340:33:39

Not sure that Nadia can take the heat of the kitchen...

0:33:410:33:47

Another dinner lady steps in to help her out.

0:33:470:33:49

No, you can do it.

0:33:590:34:00

No, I'm not good enough, it's all right.

0:34:000:34:03

I'm not good enough for your cucumber cutting.

0:34:030:34:06

The next job is to clean the school's dairy cows.

0:34:060:34:09

That is bloody disgusting!

0:34:090:34:11

The school relies on volunteers to keep it going.

0:34:110:34:15

She is determined that the teens complete all the tasks ahead of them.

0:34:150:34:20

She wants us to clean the cow. I'm not cleaning it, I'm not cleaning it.

0:34:200:34:24

She just touched its bum!

0:34:240:34:28

Can you rub it, I don't want to rub it.

0:34:280:34:31

It's done another shit!

0:34:330:34:36

How much do these things go to the toilet, man?

0:34:360:34:39

After the udders have been cleaned, the cows are ready for milking.

0:34:390:34:43

Oh, my God! That looks like...

0:34:430:34:46

I'm scared to touch it.

0:34:460:34:49

Simply touch.

0:34:490:34:51

Pull it.

0:34:510:34:53

SHE SCREAMS

0:34:540:34:56

It's lunchtime, but before they can eat themselves, Nadia and Aaron must serve the children.

0:34:580:35:05

CHILDREN SING

0:35:050:35:08

I just feel really sorry for them.

0:35:360:35:38

THEY SING

0:35:460:35:49

I just feel really sorry for them.

0:35:500:35:53

When I was walking round I started to get a bit upset.

0:35:530:35:56

I don't even know why, I just feel really sorry for them.

0:35:560:35:59

After lunch, Nadia and Aron are introduced to two of the students.

0:35:590:36:04

Where will you go when you finish here, will you go back to live with your family?

0:36:040:36:09

I'd like to be a computer teacher,

0:36:090:36:12

and music also.

0:36:120:36:13

I want to work in computers.

0:36:130:36:16

Do you do a lot for your parents, would you say they are proud of you?

0:36:160:36:20

My father and mother are very happy.

0:36:200:36:23

We do help for them.

0:36:230:36:26

Bringing water and cleaning...the house.

0:36:260:36:32

I found it quite shocking when he said that he wanted to work for a computer company when he's older.

0:36:340:36:39

It's not exactly going to be an easy job for someone who is blind, it's going to be difficult for him.

0:36:390:36:44

He'll probably struggle doing it

0:36:440:36:47

but it's good that he has high ambitions, even though he is blind.

0:36:470:36:52

It makes me feel really selfish.

0:36:520:36:55

I'd say that they go on helping their mum and they can't even see,

0:36:550:36:58

and then there's me who just goes out, thinks of myself.

0:36:580:37:02

They are really thoughtful, I think.

0:37:020:37:05

It makes me look like a shit human being, to be honest.

0:37:050:37:10

That's how I feel.

0:37:100:37:11

The blind school seems to have had an impact on Nadia.

0:37:130:37:18

And she's settling well into family life.

0:37:180:37:21

Nalini has decided to take Nadia shopping, so she can bond with the selfish 16-year-old.

0:37:250:37:31

Do you buy a lot of all this?

0:37:310:37:33

My dad buys it for me.

0:37:330:37:35

Isn't that nice?!

0:37:350:37:37

This stuff is nice. I like this one.

0:37:370:37:39

She wants to share some of her own life experiences.

0:37:390:37:45

It's a really nice place.

0:37:450:37:47

I don't know if I'd told you this or Niska told you this...

0:37:470:37:51

-Niska said.

-That her father died about 17 years ago.

0:37:510:37:56

Niska was one-year-old.

0:37:560:37:58

My husband was always the main breadwinner

0:37:580:38:00

so I had to sit down and think, what are my options, what can I do?

0:38:000:38:04

I can't work out of the house, so my only option was to set up a business.

0:38:040:38:09

I realised one thing in all of this.

0:38:090:38:11

That it is so important for us to be independent from the very beginning.

0:38:110:38:16

We cannot wait for a tragedy to strike us and then pick up our socks.

0:38:160:38:20

Women should be independent.

0:38:200:38:23

To make sure that you have your own money.

0:38:230:38:25

I've never asked anyone for money, I never have.

0:38:250:38:28

You shouldn't have to depend on working on your dad to get you things or your mother or whatever.

0:38:280:38:35

Supposing your dad said, "Sorry, I've had enough."

0:38:350:38:38

You don't want to face such a day, right?

0:38:380:38:40

You want to do your own thing, you like buying clothes, you should be able to afford it yourself.

0:38:400:38:46

I do need to be independent, I can't rely on everyone, especially my dad

0:38:460:38:51

because he's not always going to be there to give me money for everything that I need and want.

0:38:510:38:56

And it's inspiring as well because if she can do it and I don't have

0:38:560:39:00

responsibilities like children, then I should be able to do it too.

0:39:000:39:03

Nalini is a really special woman.

0:39:040:39:06

I sort of see her like my second mum now.

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Nadia's mother is a single mother.

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I understand that there is not too much of their relationship between the two of them at the moment.

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I don't think she really gets to see her mother too much or do much for her mother.

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'I don't really get on with my mum.'

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I don't really like her are getting in the way because I'm sort of a Daddy's girl.

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I just get on better with Dad so I'm going to like him more.

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Your dad spoils you so much.

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He doesn't realise that he makes it so difficult for me.

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It makes you resent me even more.

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Do you think I enjoy the way we carry on at each other?

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I don't, I hate it.

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Later that day, Nalini decides it's time for Nadia to hear from home.

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Here's a letter from your mother.

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-Ah, she sent me a letter!

-Mm-hm.

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"Dear Nadia, I'm hoping this week will help you realise some points about yourself.

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"You cannot rely on your father for money.

0:40:120:40:14

"This has to stop. You have to be responsible for your own sake.

0:40:140:40:18

"I think you are aware of how your behaviour hurts me.

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"The fact remains your attitude towards me is foul.

0:40:210:40:24

"There is a side that is extremely..."

0:40:260:40:29

Can I stop for a minute?

0:40:310:40:35

"There is a side that is extremely loving and protecting, especially of Julia.

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"I just wish this side of you showed more often.

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"I expect you to take on board everything from this week that makes you realise there is more

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"to life than shopping, spending and staying out until all hours.

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"Julia, Emily and Rosie send their love, as do I.

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"I do miss you and will see you soon.

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"Lots of love and hugs, Mum."

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I don't mean to make my mum's life a misery.

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I think it's I just don't think about her and I'm thinking of myself.

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So I just turn around and say stuff and don't think

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how it hurts her or that she's trying really hard to be a good parent.

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The teens have been in India for nearly a week.

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Tomorrow they return to school to present their homework.

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Has it been really long since you've done homework?

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Yeah. Like a year.

0:41:360:41:39

The assignment is to deliver a speech about their ambitions in life.

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Aron has begun to reflect on his behaviour back home.

0:41:430:41:47

I've always known that I need more focus and stuff like that.

0:41:470:41:51

I've always known that, but I've never pushed myself at college and

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worked for what I really want and stuff like that.

0:41:550:41:58

My mum is really worried that I'm going to end up not liking my course and dropping out,

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just flunking college like I nearly did school.

0:42:030:42:07

Nalini has always taken a direct interest in her kids' homework.

0:42:080:42:11

You should read it and understand it and make your own judgment and assessment of it.

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She believes it's a parent's duty to inspire learning.

0:42:170:42:22

I think your homework was on ambition and...

0:42:230:42:27

-What, that English one?

-Yeah.

0:42:270:42:28

-I didn't end up finishing that English one, did I?

-Let's do it now, shall we?

-OK.

0:42:280:42:33

Now she wants to help Aron map out his dream of running a garage.

0:42:330:42:37

-We obviously fix cars like what any normal garage does.

-You fix cars.

0:42:370:42:41

We will customise their car to what they want.

0:42:410:42:44

Say it was a pick-up style truck and it would have some

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really big sub woofer speaker in the back of it, a bass speaker.

0:42:490:42:54

-Sound systems.

-Sound systems. Wow!

0:42:540:42:57

See, actually quite easy, isn't it? Yeah?

0:42:570:43:00

It doesn't seem easy cos you've got to get through each stage but yeah...

0:43:000:43:05

-No, but planning it was easy, wasn't it?

-Yeah.

0:43:050:43:08

Come on, now we only have to follow out the plan.

0:43:080:43:11

The way that Nalini was going on about some huge garage doing all

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this crazy stuff, it was all a bit much for me to understand at first

0:43:150:43:19

because I thought it would be best to start something small, but she wasn't having it.

0:43:190:43:24

The problem with him is while he realises he's got potential, today

0:43:240:43:29

when we did the business plan I had to prod him a bit, but he actually came up with some brilliant ideas.

0:43:290:43:35

You are going to do that next year, right?

0:43:350:43:39

I do worry quite a lot about failing because I've not exactly passed much in my life at the moment.

0:43:390:43:44

The teens are preparing for their final visit to Indian school.

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The entire class is expected to publicly present

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their private ambitions

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in front of their friends.

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My ambition was always to be like Steve Irwin, the animal naturalist who devoted his life in transferring

0:44:050:44:11

these endangered reptiles and wild animals to localities in the most human and non-tranquillising way.

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Nadia takes centre-stage.

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My ambition is to own my own fashion boutique on the London High Street.

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I'd also like to go and do a degree in business, so I could

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find out the background - finance, all the different things I need to learn for it.

0:44:300:44:35

Thinking about it now, seeing how hard all of you

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work and study, I do need a proper education to be able to get a job.

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Now Aron must step up to the mark.

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My ambition in life is to have a good relationship, nice house, nice car.

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I currently achieve this with my dream and my dream is to have my own fleet of

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car garages worldwide that specialises in customising cars.

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Here is what I need - knowledge, money and experience.

0:45:040:45:08

The knowledge I'll get from college,

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which is first thing on the list.

0:45:100:45:12

Then I'll go to university, and then I will graduate from there and

0:45:120:45:17

then I will obviously have to learn to drive.

0:45:170:45:20

I think you have given us a good idea of how to go about it - very systematically you have drawn that.

0:45:200:45:25

The presentations have gone well.

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Her brief spell back in education has encouraged Nadia to reflect on her future.

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When I first came here I was, "I don't want to go to college, I don't

0:45:380:45:40

"want to do anything, I'm just going to find something

0:45:400:45:43

"and go off by myself."

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But obviously I can't do that. No one is going to get along, no one is

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going to be able to take their career or anything further if they don't have grades or a degree in something.

0:45:470:45:53

Even Aron has realised he needs to make the most of his potential.

0:45:530:45:58

I'm smart, but I'm just lazy.

0:45:580:46:00

I need to stop being so lazy and work, work hard.

0:46:000:46:05

Before the students break up for the holidays, the

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teens are enjoying hanging out with their new friends for the last time.

0:46:090:46:13

Clap, clap.

0:46:130:46:16

That one. And do that.

0:46:160:46:17

So shake it.

0:46:200:46:22

-So you do clap, clap. That's it.

-Yeah! I done it.

0:46:220:46:29

-Hello. I missed you.

-I missed you too.

0:46:350:46:39

-How was school?

-Fun, I thought it was good.

-Really?

0:46:390:46:41

-You like Indian school?

-Yeah.

0:46:410:46:43

After Aron's performance at school, Pradeep wants to give him a treat that might encourage him further.

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He's taking him to see a private collection of vintage cars owned by a millionaire friend.

0:46:490:46:55

Oh, my God!

0:46:550:46:57

Yeah, we have various cars.

0:46:590:47:03

-Good?

-Really good.

0:47:030:47:05

Proper old Mercedes.

0:47:050:47:08

-Do you want to go inside and have a look inside? Go inside.

-Yeah, yeah!

0:47:080:47:12

Go inside. Get the feel of it.

0:47:120:47:14

Oh, mate. Wow!

0:47:140:47:17

How could you...?

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It's so big!

0:47:190:47:21

-Which is your favourite car?

-That car right there.

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-Mustang.

-Mustang.

0:47:230:47:25

This is the left-hand drive.

0:47:280:47:30

Aaaah!

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ENGINE REVS

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I'd do anything to own one of these cars.

0:47:370:47:41

You do not understand.

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That becomes your ambition.

0:47:430:47:46

-Yeah.

-To own one of these cars.

0:47:460:47:49

-And then when you fulfil your ambition you will call me and I will ride with you in that, OK?

-OK.

0:47:490:47:54

One day, you and me.

0:47:540:47:56

This car here, my nan used to have a red one.

0:47:560:48:01

My nan died years ago now, so it reminds me of my nan when I see one.

0:48:010:48:07

-When did your nanny die?

-It was about four years ago now.

0:48:070:48:12

OK. It was of old age?

0:48:120:48:15

-She died of cancer.

-OK.

0:48:150:48:18

I'm sure she is there watching you now.

0:48:180:48:20

She's watching you and saying that this guy is going

0:48:200:48:24

to make me proud.

0:48:240:48:26

Relax. She's looking at you down below from there, looking at you.

0:48:310:48:37

Take care.

0:48:380:48:41

I can see you still feel much for her.

0:48:410:48:44

At that time, how did you cope?

0:48:440:48:46

HE SOBS

0:48:460:48:50

You know what we'll do?

0:48:540:48:56

We will get you a Beetle also.

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Then you can tell nanny on top, see, I got a Beetle for you.

0:48:590:49:03

So you've got a Mustang on the line and you've got a Beetle.

0:49:040:49:07

You've got a lot of work to do, chum.

0:49:070:49:10

I've now seen two cars that I really like and would love to have.

0:49:160:49:21

If I had a choice between the two, I'm sorry, Mustang, but I have to choose that for my nan.

0:49:210:49:27

When he saw the Beetle, suddenly he's gone back down memory lane.

0:49:270:49:32

The two parents fall apart, then the nanny comes into the picture and takes

0:49:320:49:35

care of the child and gives him all the love and affection from her.

0:49:350:49:40

He's feeling so much so...

0:49:400:49:42

He's a very emotional guy and straightaway connects the Beetle and

0:49:420:49:45

nanny and love and affection - all of those things came back to him.

0:49:450:49:49

Four years ago I lost my mum to cancer.

0:49:490:49:55

We didn't put my mum in the hospice, we looked after her. She was only 63.

0:49:550:50:00

My nan used to take me on her bike to school,

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pick me up after-school sometimes.

0:50:030:50:05

It was her first grandchild, she saw him being born.

0:50:050:50:07

The night it happened I didn't really show much emotion.

0:50:090:50:12

I don't think he really cried.

0:50:120:50:14

Or he didn't show me that he cried because he knew how upset I was.

0:50:150:50:19

I had to stay quite strong for my mum. But after it happened...

0:50:190:50:23

He doesn't talk to me about it, but I think he

0:50:230:50:26

does really miss his nan.

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I've got a picture of her in my suitcase. Shall I show you now?

0:50:340:50:37

Yes, please.

0:50:370:50:39

That's a picture of my nan in the locket.

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Oh, she looks so lovely.

0:50:420:50:46

After my nan passed away I think everything got worse, my behaviour changed at school...

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I don't know, everything changed, the way I am.

0:50:530:50:57

I should have really tried helping out my mum and trying to

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make her life easier but instead I just made it more difficult for her.

0:51:010:51:05

Without even meaning to.

0:51:050:51:07

I don't think I will ever get over my nan's death.

0:51:070:51:11

It's one of those things you don't get over.

0:51:110:51:14

You know, Aron, death is something that we all have to deal with.

0:51:140:51:19

When my husband died, exactly like you I couldn't grieve.

0:51:190:51:24

You can't sit and grieve when you've got three children to look after.

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I had to start life afresh, I had to come back to India, I had to start looking for a job to pay the bills.

0:51:280:51:35

Life goes on.

0:51:350:51:38

There's no point in clinging on to things.

0:51:380:51:41

You've really got to look at the beautiful memories you have.

0:51:410:51:45

THEY LAUGH

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'I think the family are really nice.'

0:51:550:51:57

They are all there for each other.

0:51:570:52:00

It's something that I wish that I did more often with my family.

0:52:000:52:03

-Aw!

-Aw!

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The Brit teens are enjoying their last night with the Nanjundayyas.

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A slap-up meal in Bangalore's finest hotel.

0:52:150:52:19

What do you think is really something you are going to take home

0:52:240:52:27

with you, something you are going to remember of Bangalore?

0:52:270:52:30

I need to realise that I'm really lucky for what I have

0:52:300:52:34

and stop spending my dad's money, because I already have enough in life and I don't need any more.

0:52:340:52:39

Fantastic! You give me a shake on that.

0:52:390:52:41

Aron and I have got closer.

0:52:440:52:47

We have this maybe a sibling relationship.

0:52:470:52:50

It's quite fun.

0:52:500:52:52

Since I've been living here

0:52:520:52:55

I've liked the way that you all stick together as a family.

0:52:550:53:00

The way that you all work together and do stuff together.

0:53:000:53:04

-All the best.

-Cheers.

-Cheers.

0:53:040:53:07

It's been great having you guys here.

0:53:070:53:10

It's time for the British teens to leave the Nanjundayyas and return

0:53:120:53:16

to their old families back home.

0:53:160:53:18

OK, Nadia.

0:53:180:53:20

-Nadia.

-I'm going to miss you.

0:53:220:53:25

It was lovely having you and you are a lovely guy.

0:53:250:53:27

You are so sweet, so considerate - just keep that up with your mum.

0:53:270:53:31

Back in a minute.

0:53:310:53:34

-All the best, chum.

-Yeah, thanks.

0:53:350:53:37

I really am going to miss the Indian family because it's like I've only just got to proper know them,

0:53:400:53:46

there's still more to know about them and we are leaving already.

0:53:460:53:49

They weren't as bad as what I thought they were going to be.

0:53:490:53:51

I thought they were going to be really strict, but they were really nice.

0:53:510:53:55

Since I've been here and seen how Niska and Nalini are together, it's made me really miss my mum.

0:53:550:54:00

I want to give her a big hug and tell her how much I love her.

0:54:000:54:03

I hope she comes back having lost the attitude that she's got, this superior attitude.

0:54:080:54:13

Hello, Mummykins.

0:54:130:54:15

Hello, Nadia. How are you?

0:54:150:54:16

-I'm fine, how are you?

-I'm fine.

0:54:160:54:18

-Did you have a nice time?

-It was actually really good.

0:54:180:54:21

Was it? You enjoyed it?

0:54:210:54:22

I'd say out of everything they taught me and the way

0:54:220:54:26

they are to each other, I need to respect you more.

0:54:260:54:28

And if we have a problem then I should sit down and talk to you about it instead of getting angry.

0:54:280:54:35

I also learnt that I need to stop sponging off dad.

0:54:350:54:37

I need to work for stuff.

0:54:370:54:39

Plus I want to go back to college anyway because I'm bored of being at home and being nowhere.

0:54:390:54:44

I really don't want to end up in Tesco's stacking shelves, as

0:54:440:54:47

you lot always keep telling me that I'm going to end up doing!

0:54:470:54:50

Come here, Mother!

0:54:500:54:51

-I missed you lots and I love you lots.

-I love you too.

0:54:510:54:56

I am really pleased that she says that she's going to go back to college and that she's realised the

0:54:560:55:02

importance of it and that she can do it for herself.

0:55:020:55:05

-Hello!

-Hello.

-Hiya!

-Are you all right?

0:55:100:55:14

-How are you?

-I'm all right.

0:55:140:55:17

-I've realised now that I need to treat you with more respect than what I used to.

-Yeah?

0:55:170:55:22

I think nan would be quite proud that I actually went to India and I did do it.

0:55:220:55:29

I did it all.

0:55:290:55:31

I'm going to talk to Aron about his nan again and

0:55:310:55:34

explain to him about grieving and show him a bit of closure really.

0:55:340:55:38

Next time on The World's Strictest Parents,

0:55:420:55:45

materialistic party girl Dina Darweish...

0:55:450:55:49

I'm not the best of Muslims.

0:55:490:55:51

..and constant trouble maker Alex Miles...

0:55:510:55:53

-Can you bring them down please?

-No.

0:55:530:55:55

..get new parents in Chicago.

0:55:550:55:59

I'm not happy with you telling me how to dress. I don't see why it should concern you.

0:55:590:56:02

It concerns me because I don't want to see your butt around my house.

0:56:020:56:05

If you don't change, for the rest of the day you don't eat.

0:56:050:56:08

-No, I'm still going to eat.

-How are you going to eat? Have you brought some food with you?

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Two rebellious British teenagers experience strict parenting on the other side of the world, as angry 16-year-old Aron Shave and spoilt 17-year-old Nadia Traboulsi get new parents in India. For a week they must live with the Nanjundayyas in Bangalore, India's Silicon Valley. They are a highly disciplined family who believe in education and ambition. Mum is a businesswoman and dedicated charity worker who, since her husband passed away 15 years ago, has raised her children with the help of her proud extended family - uncle Pradeep and uncle Mukesh - but has never taken her eye off the parenting ball.

Despite adapting their traditional family values to a modern society, the Nanjundayyas have a zero tolerance attitude towards bad language and public disorder. So when Nadia and Aron have a huge argument in the school playground, the family are humiliated.

Can the Nanjundayyas encourage Aron to control his anger and move on from a death in the family? And will Nadia become less selfish and focus on her education and find her ambition?


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