Indian families have a weird sense of catching up. Like, they’d meet after a decade and they will talk about your childhood and all the crap that you pulled off during those days. If not that, they will catch up on all the khaandaan gossip which they were missing out on. I think that is what their incentive is when they want to meet up.
Watch this video by East India Comedy where Sapan Verma talks about him and his family. The comedian revealed some funny memories when his parents preferred girl child instead of him and how that still torments him!