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Hey Bhagwan! It’s Mother’s Day!

“….Where the male characters of Mahabharat may be remembered for fighting battles, it is the women who often took control and decisions to drive events within their favour…”  What role do women in mythology play in our lives? Article now featured in The Asian Today.. Originally published here.

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Shh!! Keep it clean, we’re desis..!

“.Sexual innuendos and suggestive lyrics in many of today’s Indian film songs may be a growing trend, however there is still an air of discomfort in British Asian families around the dreaded “S” word, as the struggle to downstream morals and maintain an open parent-child relationship continues even today…” Are British Asians talking about relationships […]

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Raise your glasses…

“..Many Indian weddings in the UK today no longer consist of just a three hour ceremony, where the guests just sit in a large school hall, eat and then leave. Venues are more lavish, and expectations from guests are changing…” Sejal Sehmi meets the UK’s first female Indian wedding toastmaster, Sonal Shah, in a special […]

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The Evolution of the British Indian Woman

What does it mean to be a British Indian woman? The Evolution of the British Indian Woman  – an event which was screened at Kingston-Upon-Thames’ Rose Theatre in June 2013, explored the essence of a British Indian woman through the experiences of three branches of one family tree. A grandmother, who moved to the UK […]

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Being The Girl

Being The Girl – A British Indian Woman’s Story… “I belong to the branch of first generation children in my family tree, having being born in the UK to Indian born parents who migrated to London over thirty years ago.  At eighteen my world was, in my mind, a complex Rubik’s Cube of parent-child crisis’s, […]

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