Social media star of the week: Mister Tikku – brunch characteristic


Meet Gurpreet Singh Tikku, or @mistertikku on Instagram, who has been chosen Social Media Star Of The Week for efficiently finishing his #ServerNahiStarSeries on Instagram final month. Individuals {photograph} meals in eating places, Mister Tikku selected to present the waiters the highlight!

“I’ve at all times addressed servers by their identify and suffixed it with a bhai or bhaiyya,” says the jovial Delhiite who’s within the meals enterprise himself. “I believe servers are the true face of any restaurant. They’re the folks we work together with, not the homeowners or the cooks.”

Tikku clicked a young waiter sporting his first moustache balancing five heavy plates at Kesar Da Dhaba

Tikku clicked a younger waiter sporting his first moustache balancing 5 heavy plates at Kesar Da Dhaba

Tikku’s pictures embrace one in all a younger man sporting his first moustache, skillfully balancing 5 heavy plates of dal-roti-chana at Kesar Da Dhaba, and one other of a waiter sporting a waist coat, a fez and a benign smile, balancing 5 plates of rotis, and two plates of nihari curry with the benefit of a superhero.

“Each image is from locations the place i had a meal. Because of this award, i’m completely happy that the rise in my waist hasn’t gone waste!” —Gurpreet Singh Tikku

“I shot the latter by probability once I went to the handwash space within the Bundoo Khan restaurant on the International Village in Dubai,” says Tikku. “After I seen this server wearing a inexperienced Pathani go well with and sporting a conventional Sindhi cap, his fingers full of heaps and many plates of meals, I couldn’t resist clicking him.”

Tikku has a following of virtually 21Okay on Instagram and it’s clear that his sense of humour is the actual star. “Individuals name me Smile Spreader,” he says, “However after they’re offended with me, they name me GST… What can I do if my initials are the identical as a taxation scheme?!!”

His subsequent collection will likely be known as #FoodWalas, which he hopes to transform right into a e book. “Since each image within the #ServerNahiStarSeries is from locations the place I had a meal, due to this award from HT Brunch, I’m completely happy to say that the rise in my waist has not gone waste!” he says.

Who needs to be the subsequent HT Brunch Social Media Star Of The Week? Nominate utilizing the hashtag #BrunchSocialMediaStarOTW or e-mail [email protected]

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From HT Brunch, October 18, 2020

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