India is getting popularity or Influence in the United States, See the 100 reasons

The Indian elements that have gained popularity or influence in the United States are given below Here are 100 things popular in the United States that have connections to India:


Indian cuisine (curry, naan, samosas)

Bollywood movies

Indian classical music


Diwali (Festival of Lights)

Henna tattoos

Indian clothing (sarees, salwar kameez)

Taj Mahal replica in Las Vegas

Mahatma Gandhi


Indian spices (cumin, turmeric, cardamom)



Indian dance (Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Odissi)

Indian weddings

Yoga pants

Chai tea

Hindu deities (Ganesha, Shiva, Lakshmi)

Bollywood dance

Indian festivals (Holi, Raksha Bandhan)

Indian jewelry (bindis, bangles)

Bollywood music

Rangoli art

Indian restaurants


Indian mythology

Sitar music

Indian philosophy

Kama Sutra

Indian street food (chaat, golgappa, vada pav)

Gandhi’s non-violent resistance

Sanskrit language

Indian fabrics (silk, cotton)

Kirtan (devotional singing)

Yoga retreats

Indian spices in American cooking


Indian film industry (Hindi cinema)

Indian literature (Rabindranath Tagore, Arundhati Roy)

Indian art (miniature painting, Madhubani art)

Jai Ho song from Slumdog Millionaire

Ravi Shankar’s sitar music

Bhangra dance

Indian folklore and mythology (Ramayana, Mahabharata)

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

Indian philosophy in self-help books

Indian fashion designers (Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi)


Ayurvedic spas and treatments

Indian-American celebrities (Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra)

Dosa (South Indian crepe)

Indian handicrafts (woodwork, pottery)

Karma yoga (selfless service)

Indian spices used in American craft cocktails

Indian-inspired home decor

Indian sports (kabaddi, kho-kho)

Bollywood-themed parties

Indian call centers

Ayurvedic herbal remedies

Bollywood fashion trends

Jodhpur pants

Indian languages (Hindi, Tamil, Bengali)

Indian-inspired fashion accessories (juttis, bindi stickers)

Indian-inspired wedding decor and themes

Indian astrology

Mehndi parties

Indian instruments (tabla, harmonium)

Indian philosophy in self-improvement literature

Indian spirituality

Elephant motifs in home decor and fashion

Indian-inspired interior design

Indian spices in fusion cuisine

Om symbol merchandise

Indian-themed yoga studios

Indian religious practices (puja, aarti)

Bollywood dance fitness classes

Indian-inspired fragrances and perfumes

Indian cooking classes

Indian-inspired wedding attire (lehenga, sherwani)

Om chanting

Indian-inspired tattoos

Indian-inspired jewelry in bohemian fashion

Indian martial arts (Kalaripayattu)

Indian-inspired beauty products (ayurvedic skincare, herbal hair care)

Indian-themed home furnishings (tapestry, cushion covers)

Ganesh statues and figurines

Indian spices in desserts (cardamom, saffron)

Indian literature adaptations in Hollywood movies (Life of Pi, The Namesake)

Indian spirituality retreats

Indian-inspired cocktail recipes (mango lassi martini)

Indian-inspired street fashion

Indian folklore-inspired fantasy novels

Indian-inspired baby names

Indian-inspired dance fitness programs (BollyX, Masala Bhangra)

Indian-inspired hair accessories (maang tikka, jhoomar)

Indian-themed jewelry stores

Indian-inspired wall tapestries and murals

Indian fashion shows and exhibitions

Indian spices in tea blends (chai, turmeric ginger tea)

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