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
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
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.
On TRT World (Sky channel 516) to discuss Bollywood’s #MeToo movement and whether we will see a change.
Discussing my relationship with money as a business woman and how being open with it has changed my perspective.
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
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?
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?
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.
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
*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.
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
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
MOODY APP - Moon phases model
Modelled for the Moody App, which looks at your monthly cycles and moods.
THE DOTS - Meet 100 LGBT+ Trailblazers Redefining the Creative Industry
Nominated as one of The Dots LGBTQ+ trailblazer!
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.
TV appearances and talks
BBC Two, BBC News, BBC Global, BBC Asian Network, TRT World and many more.
Guardian, Broadly, i-D, Burnt Roti
Modelling, nominations and events.