BBC News

BBC News

A BBC Asian survey revealed that British Asians may be more conservative than expected. I discuss my thoughts on this for a 12:30pm live recording of BBC News.

BBC World News - Global

BBC World News - Global

A BBC Asian survey revealed that British Asians may be more conservative than expected. I discuss my thoughts on this for a 4:30 live recording of BBC World News - Global with Matthew Amroliwala.

BBC Two - Victoria Derbyshire

BBC Two - Victoria Derbyshire

A BBC Asian survey revealed that British Asians may be more conservative than expected. I discuss my thoughts on this for a 10:30am live recording of BBC Two - Victoria Derbyshire.

TRT World

TRT World

On TRT World (Sky channel 516) to discuss Bollywood’s #MeToo movement and whether we will see a change.

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BBC Three

BBC Three

Discussing my relationship with money as a business woman and how being open with it has changed my perspective.

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CAMBRIDGE UNI - The Beauty of Being British Asian

CAMBRIDGE UNI - The Beauty of Being British Asian

I went to Cambridge University to give a talk about the exhibition I curated as part of my magazine’s first event, called The Beauty of Being British Asian. We discussed the need for representation through art and navigating identities.

BBC NEWS - Facebook Live

BBC NEWS - Facebook Live

On BBC News Facebook Live, discussing plastic surgery, my rhinoplasty, what made me do it, the concept of ethnic cleansing through cosmetic surgery and cultural influences.

GUARDIAN - Was the BBC's Big British Asian Summer a success?

GUARDIAN - Was the BBC's Big British Asian Summer a success?

The BBC’s ambitious project promised to bring new Asian voices and stories to primetime audiences but did it really ‘create a shared cultural moment’ or help reinforce stereotypes?

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BROADLY - These Intimate Portraits Examine How Hair Connects to Gender Identity

BROADLY - These Intimate Portraits Examine How Hair Connects to Gender Identity

After chopping her hair off in college, this Indian-British writer turned to her friends to understand how hair can feel closely tied to who we are.

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i-D - What Does It Mean To Be British Today?

i-D - What Does It Mean To Be British Today?

“Actually, I can’t be bothered today”

I announced before sending an email to one of the teams working on Big Ben’s restoration. I was meant to go to the bridge and film Big Ben for a social video on Daylight Savings but I just couldn’t bring myself to leave the office. The idea was actually great. I wanted to change the kind of content put out on UK Parliament’s social accounts, so planned to bring in my animation expertise. In post, I would make the clock hand move ahead one hour to signify the time change.

Later that day, it was during a meeting with the social team in our cafeteria - discussing videos and graphics I should create for upcoming campaigns (we laughed about how elaborately I could differ the style of Parliament’s videos) - when an announcement came over the speakers.

“THIS BUILDING IS ON LOCKDOWN”


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BURNT ROTI - I'm Bisexual and Scared To Come Out

BURNT ROTI - I'm Bisexual and Scared To Come Out

*Natasha was beautiful and tall - a young aspiring catwalk model who took a liking to me. I was blown away by the attention, but I didn't understand why it meant so much. We sat in the library in Hounslow Treaty Centre, when she grabbed my hands and ran her fingers over them, "you could be a hand model, your hands are beautiful". I looked into her eyes and melted.

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TIME OUT - Print! Tearing It Up

TIME OUT - Print! Tearing It Up

Interviewed with Time Out magazine for the Somerset House exhibition Burnt Roti was part of in the summer of 2018.

GUARDIAN - Zine queens

GUARDIAN - Zine queens

Promoting diversity and representing women on their own terms, female-led, DIY zines are on the rise in the UK. Here, the industry’s rising stars reveal how they’re reshaping the genre on their own terms

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MOODY APP - Moon phases model

MOODY APP - Moon phases model

Modelled for the Moody App, which looks at your monthly cycles and moods.

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THE DOTS - Meet 100 LGBT+ Trailblazers Redefining the Creative Industry

THE DOTS - Meet 100 LGBT+ Trailblazers Redefining the Creative Industry

Nominated as one of The Dots LGBTQ+ trailblazer!

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V&A LATES - Threads: Black and Asian History

V&A LATES - Threads: Black and Asian History

Curated a room of screenings and spoken word poetry. Conceived and ran workshops on identity, using threads and conversations.