The series depicts the country’s customs as palatable for a Western audience, but Indians from different countries explain how the reality is much different.
Leading from the front in the BBC adaptation of Vikram Seth’s much-loved blockbuster novel A Suitable Boy: no pressure for the 23-year-old newcomer. Especially as she’s backed by a 110-strong cast with one key unifying factor.
The Mumbai-based casting agency is determined to diversify the runway while breaking down stale narratives and has worked with the likes of Supriya Lele. Meanwhile, their current roster of models have previously walked for Simone Rocha, Rick Owens, Y/Project and Sies Marjan to date.
Launching today as part of London’s first digital fashion week, Ahluwalia’s new book, Jalebi, celebrates Southall’s multiculturalism in all its glory – and is named after a golden syrup-coated dessert. Delicious.