Michigan Indian Diaspora

Food, Attorneys, Travel Agents & More

Michigan is home to a vibrant Indian community.

Desis from South Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka and North India, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra now call Ann Arbor, Canton, Novi, Lansing, Detroit and Troy their home.

Indians in Michigan area work as IT Managers, Software Programmers, Physicians, Dentists, motel and restaurant managers and other retail businesses. Several Indian students are pursuing higher education at Michigan State University or University of Michigan.

Hindu Temples
To provide spiritual and religious support to the growing Indian community, a few Hindu temples and Gurdwaras have been established in Michigan area.

Picture Courtesy: Hindu Temple Canton
Radha Krishna at Hindu Temple Canton
Sri Venkateswara temple, Parashakti temple, Kasi Vishwanatha temple, Lansing Bharatiya temple are a few of the Hindu temples in Michigan.

Besides daily puja and aarti services, some Hindu temples organize doll arrangement or Bommala Koluvu or Golu during Dasara and Sankranti festival season.

Buffets, Biryani & Sweets
Michigan is also home to a variety of Indian restaurants serving North Indian Dal Makhani, Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Tikka Masala and South Indian Idli, Vada, Masala Dosa, Pongal, Dum Biryani and more.

Besides restaurants, Indians have established grocery stores, real estate agencies, immigration firms etc to cater to the needs of the Michigan Indian community.

Idly, Vada image © MichiganIndia.us
Idly, Vada Combo

Bollywood Movies
Two mainstream American theatres AMC Star Southfield 20 in Southfield and AMC Star John R 15 in Madison Heights screen Hindi movies every week.

Featuring Bollywood movie showtimes and reviews, and a directory of immigration attorneys, Indian restaurants, travel agents, Hindu temples and more, MichiganIndia.us is a valuable resource for the Indian community in Michigan.