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Seven Indian characters that you’ll relate to in international shows

Seven Indian characters that you’ll relate to in international shows

EntertainmentIt can be hard to find relatable representations of Indians in international television and online series that don’t reduce the community to stereotypesGeetika MantriMaitreyi Ramakrishnan, Kunal Nayyar, Priyanka ChopraIn the globalised world we live in, it’s not difficult to find multicultural cities and spaces with people from diverse backgrounds living together. However, it’s a different story when it comes to representation and popular culture. While Ott platforms are challenging this to an extent of late, coming up with more diverse and intersectional casts and characters in their original productions, it can be hard to find relatable representations of Indians in international television and online series that don’t reduce the community to stereotypes. Tnm brings you seven Indian characters in international series. Admittedly, most of these characters are privileged and seemingly upper caste, but they do lend some relatability as opposed to stereotypes of brown people in the West.

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