^Perhaps Koushik's Darlinghurst facial hairstyle created a different impression? I love the combination of dejection, envy and pure g'yaraimma kutnami in Abul's eyes.
"O people, we created you from the same male and female, and rendered you distinct peoples and tribes, that you may recognize one another. The best among you in the sight of GOD is the most righteous. GOD is Omniscient, Cognizant." (49:13)