I left Hyderabad for Rajasthan in March and I returned for holiday in December. It's been 9 months and it's gone worse in a few ways and better in a few ways. More exhausting experiences than pleasant experiences.
The nightlife is bizarre.
I'm a night owl and I caught myself feeling this. The whole culture of killing time at night rather than being effective seemed to be the most bizarre thing I've experienced here.
People are staying late, not to work on something they prioritize but, to leisure around.