Why Indian Matchmaking is pivotal, not seminal

Topics Netflix India

Since its release a couple of weeks back, Indian Matchmaking has raced to the top of the charts for Netflix in India. And it has hit No. 10 in the US. The show has also become a massive social media phenomenon. Hundreds of memes and jokes have been shared on multiple sites: Some say they are loving it, most insist they are hating it; but they are all cringe-watching the eight-part docu-series featuring matchmaker Sima Taparia (“from Mumbai”) as she goes about trying to find suitable matches for offspring of wealthy clients in India and the US. The in-your-face misogyny, the unabash.....

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