Four popular Indian card games to play with your family and friends


Are you bored at home and don’t know what to do to spend time? So why not try some family card game to pass the time? Card games are something that has been played in India for a long time. Whether it’s a family reunion or just another gathering of friends, card games are always popular. In fact, nowadays card games have transcended mobile games. So here is a list of card games that you could play with family or friends.

Four Indian decks of cards


Rummy is a game that is best played with four people. Each player receives ten cards. The remaining bridge remains in the middle. Three decks of cards must be made. One contains three jacks, the second set contains three aces and the third set can contain four consecutive cards of the same suit 3,4,5,6 of diamonds. Each player in turn may choose one card from the deck at a time to complete the deck. If the card is useful, the player can add it to make the set and add an unnecessary card to the middle deck. The next player can either take the card discarded by the previous player or choose a new card from the deck. Whoever makes three sets first wins.

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Satte pe Satta (Seven of Seven)

It is one of the easiest games to understand yet tricky when it comes to playing with multiple people. The game is generally preferred to be played with three or four players. Each player in the games receives a random set of 52 cards in the game. Any player who has the seven of hearts must play first. Then the next player can only play six or eight hearts or start with seven from any other set. If a player has seven spades, diamonds or clubs, then the person cannot pass his turn or, in simple terms, cannot miss his turn. As the game progresses, each player must continue to play their card. Each set must be completed from ace to king. The player who finishes his cards first wins the game.

Bluff / Challenge

This game has no number limitation to its players. All cards in the game are dealt evenly. The game begins when the first player places four cards and claims they are a set. (4 aces, 3 jacks, 2 tens). If a player suspects that the previous player’s claim is suspicious, the player can dispute the claim and then check the set. If the set given by the previous player is correct, then the suspect player must collect all the accumulated cards. If the set is not correct, then the player who placed the set must collect all the accumulated cards. The player who ends up without cards is the winner.

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Just like bluffing, this game has no limitation on the number of players. The first step is to hide a card from the deck. All the cards are evenly distributed among the players. The player who chooses to play first passes the card to the next player. The player who received the card must check if he can make a game of two same cards, for example two queens. If the set is formed, he can place the set in the middle. Otherwise, he can pass the card to the next player. The person with only one card left is “the donkey”.

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