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Joota Chupai - The Shoe Stealing Game

With the interminable series of ceremonies, Desi weddings can get a bit dull.  Perhaps the ancients realized this because they included games between the events.  My favorite one has to be the Joota Chupai, and not only because I stand to gain monetarily from it (though that is a pretty huge part). {Photo courtesy of Rubina & Rizwaan's Wedding via Straylight Photo Studio} When the groom enters the mandap for the wedding ceremony, he takes off his shoes, as per South Asian...