Three South Asian women get makeovers inspired by their favorite Bollywood icons.
First of all...
"The basic standards of what an Asian guy looks like probably falls short."
Sometimes I wish I could ask America when, exactly, it made its mind up about us.
You never ever trust when someone says "We're leaving now."
Pakistani laws allow families to "forgive" honour killings, which automatically drops all murder charges. Not this time.
"Put some haldi on it" – the solution for everything, ever.
Share if you're a little hairy, sometimes chubby, not "Fair & Lovely" – and happy as hell.
I kinda wish the glue-sniffing kite designer was real.
“That was the moment I realized, oh my god, I’m not going to lose my family.”
Just little tweaks to make life SO much easier.
It's a hard knock life.
How cooking my mother's food helped me navigate the space between two cultures.
Four delicious staples of Punjabi cuisine, steeped in family importance – read about them here.
"I'm always fetishized for my skin colour and it's something that has bothered me for ages."
BRB, downloading the game rn.
"That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet." - The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri.
"Where Are Ü Now? I called twice and you didn't pick up."
"If you keep a bird in her cage long enough // She will believe she belongs there."
And she even hung out with uncle Jesse.
It's as easy as 1-2-3.
Fightin' the good fight.
A margarine tub is for so much more than holding margarine.
There is a loooot of DGAFing to come.
Six yard stunners.
"You broke the ocean in half to be here. Only to meet nothing that wants you." - Naiyyirah Waheed
*prays for a good tailor*
*Hits the mall*
Forget rappers, these beauties really bring the bling.
Because why the heck not?
It's like a tuxedo, but double the everything.
"No, where are you really from?"
The spice must flow.
"Jitni tumhari umer hai, utna mera teaching experience hai, samjhe."
On the other hand, the future looks really, really bright.
Give your movie list a South Asian twist.
When you look at the data, it turns out that love is still far from blind.
No boxed gifts please.
"I'm their first brown model," says Chopra.
Because chai is thicker than water.
It's not all paint-throwing and amazing food.