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Welcome to Chuski Pop, a twice-monthly podcast hosted by Sweety and Pappu. We’re just two Indian chicks riding the fourth wave of feminism in our salwar kameez and golden heels, while flipping birds to aunties and bringing you stories from far-away lands and from our own motherland. Tune in to our podcast every fortnight to hear us share our adventures, staying woke and generally not going gentle into the night. Not sure if you like us yet? Bish, we like your BFFs here! Visit www.ChuskiPop.c ...
 
Carolina Desis Gurtej Singh and Rashmili Vemula explore life as the children of Desi immigrants in today’s America. Constantly immersed in and inspired by two contrasting cultures, these South Asians raised in the American South discuss their experiences with “living a double life” and the challenges in reconciling the cultural and societal differences surrounding them daily. Thought-provoking, sharp, and occasionally silly, Gurtej and Rashmili question and flesh out the South Asian experien ...
 
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If you want to learn how to start freelancing and build your online business, subscribe via email here: https://nosheenkhan.com/ Watch me do live videos while I complete my #100LiveChallenge on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inpursuitofexcellence Getting out of your comfort zone is not easy! How can you start your business with no money? Listen…
 
New York based Pakistani home cook extraordinaire Owais Siddiqui (aka the creator of the viral doodh-patti-ice-cream-in-paratha-cone) joins us to talk about everyone's favorite subject - food! We discuss the trends, adaptations, politics, and influences of khana & pakana. View more of Owais' creations at his Instagram: @owaisiawo Intro & Outro: "Mi…
 
If you want to learn how to start freelancing and build your online business, subscribe via email here: https://nosheenkhan.com/ Watch me do live videos while I complete my #100LiveChallenge on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inpursuitofexcellence Getting out of your comfort zone is not easy! I am answering your questions live! I am not getting …
 
Journalist and fiction writer Nur Nasreen Ibrahim joins us to talk about dissent in Pakistan, the motorway incident, the Salam Awards, sci-fi lit, borders, and all manner of reality that feels unreal. Intro: "Spaces" by Miracle Mangal ft Umair Outro: "Dosti" by Nazia Hassan and Zoheb Hassan Comments & suggestions for future topics: diasporastanpod@…
 
Jenny Bhatt joins us to talk about the uses of the term South Asian, Desi, hyphenates (or not), and all of the variations therein. Follow Jenny on Twitter @jennybhatt. She is a writer, literary critic, and host of the Desi Books podcast. Intro & Outro: "Show Me the Meaning of Being Desi" by Penn Masala Clips from standup by Hari Kondabolu. Comments…
 
We talk to Dr. Fauzia Ahmad of Goldsmith's University of London, about sustaining a career as a South Asian Muslim in precarious faculty positions through personal upheavals, department politics, and most recently, a redundancy that was rescinded after advocacy from colleagues and unions. 1. Solidarity Letter from Goldsmith's Student Union: https:/…
 
Welcome to a brand spanking new episode of Chuski Pop! This week on episode 95, We give away our coveted Show the Bhindi aka Show the ladyfinger award. We then discuss this years virtual Emmy Awards, and Time magazines most influential people for the year 2020. We then devote a small segment to 90s singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and finally wrap wit…
 
Hello everyone! Welcome to a brand-spanking new episode of Chuski Pop! This week on episode 94, we interview artist, visual storyteller and filmmaker Debjyoti Saha. We pick his brain about animation, his film making process and even what his favourite pizza topping is! And finally we wrap up the episode with an update on the witch hunt on Rhea Chak…
 
On today's episode, we had the great pleasure of speaking with Duke professor, economist, author, and self-described nerd Ronnie Chatterji on his 2020 political campaign as the Democratic candidate for North Carolina State Treasurer. Join us as we learn more about his vision for North Carolina, his background working for the Obama administration, t…
 
If you want to learn how to start working from home as a freelancer and build your online business then subscribe via email here. Or go to https://nosheenkhan.com/learn/ Follow these 19 tips by those who have already achieved their goals and are now successful. Source: Entrepreneur --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make …
 
This week on episode 93, we discuss all the hot news topics from American Democratic VP nominee Kamala Devi Harris, to the upcoming season of IPL cricket. We also give you an update on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, yes we’re still talking about it apparently. And finally we wrap up our favourite filmi chakkar segment where we talk about our fav new…
 
Hey guys we’re back and summer is almost over! This week on Episode 92, we update y’all all the crazy news going on in the world, from covid to Glow & Lovely to Dev Patel. And finally, we discuss the tv phenomenon that everyone is talking about and has taken over the Desi diaspora, Netflix’s Indian matchmaking! - // Starring Sweety & Pappu // Visit…
 
➡️ “Keep Living & Keep Loving” ⬅️ Ladies! At 18:00 minute mark, something we all can relate to. Something that needs to be addressed and pondered upon. I present to you my interview with Nida Jawed, who helps her clients 𝘄𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗹𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀! In other words, she is a Life Coach :) Her practice provides online private coaching and i…
 
This week on Episode 91, we discuss the recent death of Bollywood actor, Sushant Singh Rajput. We then have an have a conversation about Harry Potter author, J.K. Rowling, and her recent transphobic comments on social media, and finally we wrap up with our favourite LGBTQ+ movies to watch this Pride Month. So tune in! - // Starring Sweety & Pappu /…
 
Hey guys we’re back from our break! This week on Episode 90 we start off discussing the quarantine lifestyle - is this officially the new normal? We then put the spotlight on America and the Black Lives Matter protests and how it exposed Bollywood’s hypocrisy. And finally, we wrap with a regular dose of our favourite segment, Filmi Chakkar! - // St…
 
Happy Spring Equinox everyone! This week on Episode 89, Sweety and Pappu discuss their favourite social media challenges going viral during the quarantine - from celebs to influencers to even us normal folk, everyone's participating! And then we have our usual roundup of Filmi Chakkar gossip where we chat about the next set of movies set of release…
 
Everyone’s lives have been affected, but what does the rapid spread of COVID-19 look like from the eyes of a healthcare professional on the front lines of the fight? Kunal Joshi is a hospital based board certified physician from the Seattle, Washington area, one of the first places hit hard in the US by the current pandemic. Join us today as he sit…
 
Welcome to another episode of Chuski Pop, folks! We missed you! This episode we celebrate Poetry Month - we kick off the episode with a selection of our favourite poems and poets. Everything from classic English, Urdu ghazals, Japanese haikus, to hip hop. Plus, on Filmi Chakkar we look at how Bollywood stars are keeping busy and stick with us till …
 
This week on episode 87, Pappu shares stories about her amazing, fun-filled and very special quarantined-birthday party! Woo hoo Happy Burpday Paps! We then move onto our favourite new segment, "Desi's kicking ass!" - where we pick one amazing desi from around the world that's just slaying it. And of course, we share our usual celebrity banter and …
 
This week on episode 86, we talk about the corona virus and self-quarantining. We then move onto discussing women’s history month and the Zee Cine awards. Finally, we wrap up the episode with a fun dose of filmi chakkar where we discuss the film Thappad. - // Starring Sweety & Pappu // Visit ChuskiPop.com for more info // Subscribe to us on patreon…
 
Interview With Asma Join me today as I talk with this superwoman, who not only came back stronger but now helping other women with whatever she’s got! Asma recalls her story at 3:30 minute mark. The thought ’I am going to die’ at 12:45 minute mark The talk with Allah at 17:30 minute mark The shocking reality of our society at 19:10 The solution aft…
 
This week on Episode 85, we dish about the FIlmfare awards and all the drama that came with it, and from there we move to sports, because guess what?! The Women’s Cricket t20 World cup championships are going on right now! And finally, we wrap up the show with our usual filmy chakkar segment where we talk about the hot new gay rom-com fresh out of …
 
Hello my Spring bunnies, wait is it Spring yet? This week on Episode 84 we discuss the 2020 oscars, where Korean film parasite swept up all the major awards. We then move on to discussing New York fashion week and finally wrap up the episode with our usual filmi chakkar roundup of the latest Bollywood films out now. So stay tuned! - // Starring Swe…
 
Hello kitties! This week on episode 83 season 6, we start off the show by giving out our first Show the Bhindi award for 2020! We then chat about the deadly coronavirus that has an entire province quarantined in China, followed up with an update on the royal couple and finally ending with some bollywood gossip along with updating each other on the …
 
Holy moly it's only been one week and we dropped another episode of CP?!?! Yes you lucky folks get an early dose of the Sweets and the Paps ... this week we talk about lyricist Javed Akhtar's 75th birthday bash, Jeff Bezos' visit to India, the oscar nominations and much more! Hope you enjoy the episode! - // Starring Sweety & Pappu // Visit ChuskiP…
 
Happy New Year, everyone! It's officially 2020 and things are still as sucky as they were in 2019 ... goddammit. Lucky for you, Pappu and Sweety have a round up of all the news and gossip neatly bundled up and served hot just for you! This episode we discuss the recent JNU attack that happened in Delhi, the Australian fires and of course, #MEGXIT! …
 
In this weeks final episode of the season, Pappu and Sweety reflect back on the year and list our highlights and favs for the decade. But first we discuss the recent amendment to the Indian citizenship bill and the protests that have arisen from it. So stay tuned! -- // Starring Sweety & Pappu // Visit the to see what’s next on // Support the Show …
 
“The journey of every author comes with the challenge of rejection. It can be heartbreaking. You pour your heart, soul and time into your work only to have it criticized and passed over. No matter how much of a literary masterpiece you produce there will always be a reviewer who dislikes your work. Know this – you are not alone. Throughout history,…
 
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