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The Bad Beti Podcast

The Bad Beti Podcast

By Chéréneffe Fleur
FMLLE is an interactive space designed to empower, entertain and represent the immense talent in the Brown community. FMLLE is based in The Netherlands, and therefore the podcast is a mix of English and Dutch episodes. The FMLLE podcast is divided into 3 series: Dutch Desi, Indian Cinema and FMLLE Spotlight. Each series provides you with insightful conversations with talented and inspiring Desi’s all over the world! Listen away..
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Neena Gupta ON: how to move forward and leave the past behind | Indian Cinema |
Meet Neena Gupta: she has been in the movie industry since the early '80s, and since then she has never stopped working. But behind all that success there was a lot of drama, heartbreak, and struggles. But she always kept her faith, which is very inspiring. In her just-released autobiography Sach Kahun Toh, she shares her side of the story, debunking lies and sharing truth bombs people didn't even know about. Neena Gupta shared her number one life lesson with us, which was quotes as "Go to sleep you f*cker". Check out the full episode to find out why. Interviewed by: Chéréneffe Fleur
23:17
July 14, 2021
Social media realness with influencer Tanvi | FMLLE Spotlight |
The meaning behind the term 'influencer' has changed within the social media landscape. A few years ago, influencers could get away with building a large following by promoting products and working with different brands. Today, however, influencers need to be real, authentic and build an emotional connection with their following to prosper. In this episode, we speak to Tanvi who does exactly that. She's one of the few that keeps it real with her followers and voices her honest opinion on everything lifestyle, justice, and career. Sadly, with the transparency, Tanvi has had to experience the hate and backlash that comes with it. Listen to this episode to understand how Tanvi navigates her way through social media, the ups and downs, and her tips on how to be successful! Interviewed by: Alisha Agarwal 
26:35
June 22, 2021
Transforming talents into household names with PR-Queen Anita Chatterjee | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this FMLLE Spotlight episode, we are in conversation with Anita Chatterjee - Anita represents a lot of iconic brands, the people behind them, and celebrities. While she runs an American agency and has a diverse clientele; being Indian has also helped bring South Asians like Shark Tank star Rohan Oza, the founder of ClassPass Payal Kadakia, and Anjula Acharia into pop culture. She brands the hack out of them! She transforms great talent into full blown household names. So if you want to know how to brand yourself like a boss. Keep on listening! Interviewed by: Chéréneffe Fleur
31:32
April 20, 2021
Entrepreneurship and all things being the CEO of your own business with Nikita Ladwa | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this FMLLE Spotlight episode, we are in conversation with Nikita Ladwa - Founder of brand The Naked Laundry. An incredibly successful brand, that focuses on Indo-Western and the versatility between the two cultures. Nikita plunged into the world of entrepreneurship at just age 21, where she inevitably faced a number of challenges. Many being due to her being a South Asian woman, where in the early months of her business she was recommended by industry leaders to not stand behind her stalls as her colour would naturally degrade the brand and devalue the products - The stigma of products from India being made poorly. For any aspiring women and men wanting to start their own business, this episode is for you! Get to know some incredibly insightful advice and tips from Nikita. Interviewed by: Alisha Agarwal
27:41
April 11, 2021
Talking PCOS and everything health with Nidhi Singh | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this FMLLE Spotlight episode, we speak to Nidhi Singh who is the founder of India’s first official community for women with PCOS, called PCOS Club India. PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is a condition that affects a women’s hormone levels and how their ovaries work. With a number of physical and mental symptoms that occur when having PCOS, Nidhi sheds light on what these look like, how to treat PCOS naturally with a number of at home remedies! A must watch episode to educate yourself further on PCOS - a condition that impacts so many women. Interviewed by: Alisha Agarwal
49:02
April 04, 2021
“How I beat breast cancer at age 22” with Roshni Kamta | FMLLE Spotlight |
This FMLLE Spotlight podcast episode is emotional, moving but most importantly an incredibly important conversation that all women need to hear and take in. Roshni who was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer at age 22 (and had no previous family history of cancer), takes us through her journey of the toll this took on her both mentally and physically at such a young age, how she is coping with the pandemic and her experience of being a part of the breast cancer community as a woman of color. An inspiring and thoughtful episode, Roshni continues to remain hopeful and use her platform for good to raise further awareness on breast cancer as a South Asian woman. Interviewed by: Alisha Agarwal
26:46
March 12, 2021
The Girl On The Train with Parineeti Chopra | Indian Cinema |
On this episode of Indian Cinema, Chéréneffe Fleur speaks with actor Parineeti Chopra about her upcoming movie 'The Girl On The Train'. Interviewed by: Chéréneffe Fleur
08:23
February 20, 2021
Living a fulfilling life and sharing your own upbringing with your kids with Neil Nitin Mukesh | Indian Cinema |
Neil Nitin Mukesh started his career as a child actor at the age of 4. Later in his career, he had the opportunity to train with some great names, such as Rishi Kapoor, Anupam Kher, and many more. In his personal life, he has also learned some amazing lessons from his parents, which he wishes to teach his adorable daughter Nurvi. During this Indian Cinema episode, we talked about his career, fatherhood, and much more. Interviewed by: Chéréneffe Fleur
42:51
February 09, 2021
Transforming a jewellery making hobby into a global established brand with Sreesha Shetty | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this FMLLE Spotlight episode we talk to Sreesha Shetty, founder of female-founded jewel shop ‘LUNE’ established in 2012. Sreesha began her jewellery-making journey in Birmingham, United Kingdom where she discovered a toolkit for jewellery making that took her label from hobby to brand. Over the past 8 years the brand has reaped all kinds of success, which includes having a number of pieces being worn by celebrities such as Deepika Padukone, Winnie Harlow and Malaika Arora. Sreesha talks to us about her brand, her road to success, what advice she has for someone looking to start their own business and staple jewellery pieces that everybody should own!! This is an episode to watch for everyone that loves jewellery but is thinking of taking that leap to transform their passion and hobby into a business! Interviewed by: Alisha Agarwal
28:44
February 06, 2021
Getting a glimpse of the lives of Bollywood wives with Maheep Kapoor | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this FMLLE Spotlight episode, we talked to the lovely and unfiltered Maheep Kapoor. After being part of the hit show 'The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives', she stole people's hearts by being her unapologetic self. Even during this conversation, she didn't hold back. We talked about the show, her experience, and how she's such a beautiful example of living a life you love. Interviewed by: Chéréneffe Fleur
23:57
January 22, 2021
Talking body positivity with activist Henna | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this FMLLESPOTLIGHT podcast episode, we dive deep into the realms of body positivity, the role of social media, and Henna's own personal journey towards loving and accepting her body. Henna talks us through how she deals with "bad" days, the realities of being a brown woman, and advice that seeks to help those that may be struggling to accept and embrace their body. The pandemic has forced us to spend more time with our minds and bodies and so this is the perfect episode to end the year with some positive and affirming thoughts! Interviewed by: Alisha Agarwal
40:21
December 17, 2020
Talking makeup and upcoming South Asian beauty brand “Kulfi” with founder Priyanka Ganjoo | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this  FMLLE SPOTLIGHT episode, Alisha speaks to founder Priyanka, about her brand Kulfi. Kulfi is an upcoming beauty brand that aims to revolutionize South Asian beauty standards. Kulfi’s vision is to reclaim and celebrate South Asian beauty standards with fun, approachable beauty essentials and create a platform that centers our self-expression. Interestingly, Priyanka herself didn’t start properly wearing makeup until a much later age, where when working for powerhouses like Estee Lauder and IPSY she rediscovered that makeup is there to have fun and not take too seriously! It’s okay if your eyeshadow isn’t blended - you can always wash it off! This is definitely an episode to watch and listen to if you want to know more about how Priyanka’s journey and she is so powerfully seeking to bridge the gap in the beauty industry with regards to underrepresented brown skin tones! Interviewed by: Alisha Agarwal
29:11
November 28, 2020
Diving into the story of Taish with Jim Sarbh | Indian Cinema |
In this episode of Indian Cinema, Chéréneffe Fleur joins actor Jim Sarb in celebration of his latest project Taish. You may know him from his amazing performances in Padmaavat, Sanju, Made in Heaven, and many more. Listen in as they talk about the production of Taish and about his love for acting. Interviewed by: Chéréneffe Fleur
45:45
November 22, 2020
Talking everything sustainability and clean fashion with Sayesha Sachdev | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this FMLLE Spotlight episode, we talk to Sayesha Sachdev who is an experienced entrepreneur, environmental activist & creator. Driven by the goal to positively impact people & our planet. She takes pride in being the creative director of Bangalore-based conscious design house CORE. CORE focuses on transforming natural, plant-based & recycled textiles into finely tailored contemporary clothing; using her creativity to encourage important dialogues around inclusive sustainability within the fashion & design space. Our conversation with her covers everything from getting to know Sayesha, her brand CORE, and the roots of how it started as well as debunking one of fashion’s biggest myths: you need to be rich to shop sustainable fashion. This is definitely a must-watch episode for everyone wanting to educate themselves further on sustainability and how to take the step in becoming a more conscious consumer! ♻️🌎👚 Interviewed by: Alisha Agarwal
25:26
October 22, 2020
The rise of Indian hip-hop with Raftaar | FMLLE Spotlight |
The guest of today's FMLLE Spotlight is the very talented hip-hop rapper Dilin Nair, better known as Raftaar. To be honest he doesn't even need an introduction. Raftaar is the total package! He has been an entertainer from a young age. His journey started with dance, which is still a big part of his life. But it didn't stop there, writing and producing music has become his foundation to become the international music mogul he is now! Dilin is a very humble and inspirational man. There is no star allure what so ever, Raftaar is just the musical product Dilin created. Besides sharing his creative process, we also got to meet some promising artists he’s working with under Kalamkaar. Enjoy this amazing episode and show Raftaar some love!  Interviewed by: Chéréneffe Fleur
33:56
October 05, 2020
How to balance being a full-time banker AND an influencer with Inakshi Harneja | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this FMLLE Spotlight episode, we talk to Inakshi Harneja about her love for fashion, how she balances her 9-5 job as a banker alongside being a successful influencer and how she is coping with the current pandemic.
40:37
September 13, 2020
Talking lingerie and intimate wear with Indian designer Simran Dhond | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this episode Simran Dhond gives us insight into her journey working within the intimate wear field, advice on bra shopping/care keeping, her new lingerie collection that she is working on, using Indian embroidery, Ayurvedic dyeing and her dream to start her own brand in India someday!
26:28
September 13, 2020
All things fashion with Vogue India Fashion Features Editor Akanksha Kamath | FMLLE Spotlight |
In this episode, Akanksha Kamath gives us insight into the importance of cultivating healthy morning habits, her job as a Fashion Features Editor at Vogue India, her experience interviewing Hailey Bieber, and the future of fashion in respect to the current pandemic.
40:30
September 01, 2020
The Indian Match Making experience with Pradhyuman Maloo | FMLLE Spotlight |
We've all been binge-watching Indian Match Making. One of our favourites was Pradhyuman Maloo. The Indian bachelor from Mumbai. Although he had a date at the end, he chose to focus on his career and don't force love. In this episode, we get to know this hunk better.
31:46
August 26, 2020
His journey and the success​ of Bulbbul with Avinash Tiwary | Indian Cinema |
In 2017 Avinash Tiwary made his Hindi film debut with the movie Tu Hai Mera Sunday. You may also know him from Laila Majnu, Ghost Stories, or from his latest Netflix movie Bulbbul. In this episode, we talked about his journey, the success of the movie Bulbbul and much more. 
38:31
August 24, 2020
An End to Colorism in Bollywood and Media with Diipa Khosla - Post For Change | FMLLE Spotlight |
Diipa Khosla is a digital content creator & co-founder of her foundation Post For Change. One of Diipa’s main focuses in life is female empowerment. She has founded her foundation Post For Change, given speeches, visited war-torn countries, and worked closely with the UN & other NGO’s to help women all over the world. A couple of weeks ago they launched their colourism campaign. With their campaign, they fight Colorism and the concepts that light equals superior and dark equals inferior. They are calling on Bollywood and all major Media outlets to take a pledge and change beauty standards to be more inclusive and representative of our world’s beautiful colour palette. For all colours are beautiful. Please join us for this conversation and sign the petition: http://postforchange.org
18:51
August 16, 2020
Why Everyone Needs A Publicist with Mandvi Sharma | FMLLE Spotlight |
Mandvi Sharma, a publicist and founder of Tree-Shul Media Solutions started her publicist career when she became Shah Rukh Khan’s publicist. Before starting her own company she also worked as the head of corporate communication at Red Chillies Entertainment. Now she represents celebrities such as Kamal Haasan, Allu Arjun, Vidyut Jammwal, and many more. By being a powerhouse in media and entertainment, she changes celebrities into full-blown brands.
30:22
August 02, 2020
The 'dark side' to our personalities with Namit Das | Indian Cinema |
It has been a very busy year for Namit Das, with the release of Aarya and Mafia. Which have been received very positively. Namit his characters in these two shows is “very dark”, but is it? In this interview he explains why he doesn’t see his characters as dark/bad, and why he believes we all have these sides in our character. Curious to know more? Watch the full episode or listen to it on your favourite podcast platform.
44:27
July 30, 2020
Debuting by accident: from dancing at a wedding to becoming an actor with Zaheer Iqbal | Indian Cinema |
The Ryan Gosling of Bollywood, Zaheer Iqbal starred in the Hindi movie 'Notebook' last year. Zaheer never had the ambition to become an actor. But how did it all start? Zaheer performed an energetic dance at his sister's sangeet. Where Salman Khan realized that Zaheer was made for the big screen, and that's where Zaheer's story began; from dancing at his sister's sangeet, to being launched by Salman Khan!
44:14
July 19, 2020
Breathe: Into the Shadows with Nithya Menen | Indian Cinema |
We are back with a new season! The first guest of this season is the very talented actress Nitya Menen. Nithya is an Indian actress and singer who has been seen in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi films/web series. In 2019 she made her Hindi debut with the movie Mission Mangal. Last week she made her web-series debut with the Prime Video show ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’. In this conversation you will get to know Nithya much better as a person, she also takes us along the process of the show. She also shares her ticket for happiness.
30:34
July 16, 2020
How theater prepared him for the big screen (success) with Vardhan Puri | Indian Cinema |
In 2019 Vardhan Puri made his Bollywood debut with the movie Yeh Saali Aashiqui. If you've seen the movie, you wouldn't think it would have been his debut film. His performance is on point! So many emotions in just one movie, it’s crazy!  Vardhan has been working on his craft since the age of 5. He started doing little tasks in the theater, from there he worked on stage and at the age of 21, he started working as an assistant director for Yash Raj Films. Vardhan lives and breaths acting.
36:09
June 15, 2020
The story of Paatal Lok with Abhishek Banerjee | Indian Cinema |
Abhishek Banerjee better known as the Indian Thor, has done casting for some of your favourite films, just name a view: The Dirty Picture, The Sky Is Pink, Kalank, Street Dancer 3D, Student of the Year 2, and many more. Abhishek has also acted in several movies and web series. The latest web series he is part of is Paatal Lok.  People know him as a casting director, but by heart, he's first an actor.  In this episode, we talked about her career as an actor and as a casting director. The way he looks at his journey is so inspiring. Watch the interview and let us know which was your favourite scene in Paatal Lok.
37:01
June 13, 2020
College isn't the Only Path to Success with Amyra Dastur | Indian Cinema |
In 2013 Amyra Dastur made her acting debut with the movie Issaq. In just 7 years time she already has so many films on her credit. This upcoming year she was working on some Tamil and Hindi movies. She will also be part of the political thriller Dilli, starring Saif Ali Khan. The show has already been renewed for a second season, while the first season hasn't even released yet. That's freaking amazing! Amyra is so fearless, she just knew she wanted to become an actress and dropped out of school. I hope by listening to this episode you all will feel motivated to pursue your dreams.
38:27
June 09, 2020
NEVER take NO for an answer with Daisy Shah | Indian Cinema |
Daisy Shah has films such as Jai Ho, Hate Story 3 and Race 3 to her credit. And that's just to name a view. Daisy is all set to make her digital debut with an upcoming web series. She was also supposed to start shooting for her upcoming film Bulbul Marriage Hall, with Salman Khan. But because of the lockdown, everything is on hold for now.  Daisy is such an inspiration. She's a living example of 'never take no for an answer and keep on believing and working on yourself'.
22:37
June 04, 2020
It all starts with yoga and meditation with Ankur Rathee | Indian Cinema |
Ankur Rathee is every girl onscreen crush at the moment. He has stolen their hearts with his role as Arjun in the web series 4 more shots pls. You may also know him from the web series made in heaven and from the movie #Thappad. ⁣ ⁣ During this episode, we talked about the benefits of yoga and meditation and how you can practice it in your daily life. We also played some fun games.⁣ 
55:16
May 25, 2020
His life in quarantine​, and lessons he has​ learned from working in the industry with Pulkit Samrat | Indian Cinema |
Pulkit Samrat is an actor who has been in the industry for quite some time now. This guy has done so many different characters and keeps delivering amazing performances. In this episode we talked about his life in quarantine, his experience in the industry, his upcoming projects and we also played some fun games.
29:06
May 25, 2020
The man who feels no pain on his way to stardom with Abhimanyu Dassani | Indian Cinema |
Abhimanyu Dassani, who made his acting debut with the movie Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, has a variety of films coming up. This year he will be featured in at least two movies. This actor wasn’t an overnight success! In this interview, we talked about his experience in the industry and his upcoming projects. Listen to the entire episode on your favourite podcast platform:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ SPOTIFY ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣APPLE PODCAST CASTBOX ANCHOR
22:11
May 24, 2020
From Social Media 'Ghost' to TikTok Sensation with Rahul Rai | FMLLE Spotlight |
Rahul Rai is an entertainer by heart. He has worked in film, theatre, short films, and much more. But you may know him as the fun TikTok sensation he is. Until last year Rahul wasn't even on social media. One of his friends told him to create a TikTok account, not knowing that in less than a year he would be TikTok famous. Listen to the entire episode on your favourite podcast platform:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙SPOTIFY ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣🎙APPLE PODCAST 🎙CASTBOX 🎙ANCHOR
33:41
May 24, 2020
Styling celebrities and being influenced by her South Asian heritage with Sandy Kaur Gill | FMLLE Spotlight |
Sandy Kaur Gill better known as TheSandyLion is a stylist, image consultant and influencer with the simple goal of helping people look and feel the best about themselves. Sandy uses her social media platforms to support brands, raise awareness, showcase designers and build her brand in a way that both reflects her love of fashion and her incredible sense of compassion and belief in community. She also fuses her South Asian heritage in her styling, and I’m a big fan! Listen to the entire episode on your favourite podcast platform:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ SPOTIFY ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣APPLE PODCAST CASTBOX ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
22:35
May 23, 2020
Exploring your comfort zone with Mahir Pandhi | Indian Cinema |
Mahir Pandhi is an inspiration for others. In 2018 Mahir became the winner of the competition: Top Model India. In this live stream with Chéréneffe Fleur and Mahir Pandhi they talked about his weight loss journey, his career, and much more. Watch or listen to this episode on your favorite podcast platform.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣
31:47
May 18, 2020
Casual hangout with Aparshakti Khurana | Indian Cinema |
The live stream with Chéréneffe Fleur and Aparshakti Khurana was not your usual episode. In this live stream they thaught each other translations for Dutch and Hindi words. Aparshakti is such a fun soul. Watch or listen to this episode on your favorite podcast platform.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform:⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ANCHOR
29:56
May 18, 2020
His love for music, his creative process and upcoming projects with Zaeden | FMLLE Spotlight |
Last year Zaeden announced that he was retiring from DJing. Zaeden was one of India's most popular EDM DJs. But his love for music never died, he started to dabble into Hindi pop. Last month he released his second song called 'Kya Karoon'. In this episode, we talk about his creative process, upcoming projects and we also played some fun games! Listen to the entire episode on your favourite podcast platform:⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙 ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
30:43
April 30, 2020
The big acting debut every actor or actress wishes for with Zareen Khan | Indian Cinema |
In 2010 Zareen Khan made her debut with a leading role in the movie Veer, co-starring Salman Khan. Her first movie was with freaking Salman Khan guys! But now 10 years later and she has worked in Hindi, Tamil, Punjabi and Telegu movies. She does it all! We can't for her upcoming movie called 'Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele'. This movie is about two individuals, a homosexual boy, and a lesbian girl. A road trip from New Delhi to Himachal which helps them discover the Love in friendship. The film is a journey of discovering love in friendship.⁣ ⁣ Listen to the entire episode on your favourite podcast platform:⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
23:11
April 26, 2020
The life of an Indian tv-star with Ankit Bathla | Indian Cinema |
Ankit Bathla is an Indian television actor. He is best known for playing Dhruv Pandey in the television series Thapki Pyar Ki. But his acting sheet is so long, that it would take us at least 10 minutes to name everything. He has been in so many shows, and besides television, he also appeared in several web series. Listen to the entire episode on your favourite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
22:37
April 23, 2020
The way to success after thousands of rejections with Gurfateh Pirzada | Indian Cinema |
At the age of 17, Gurfateh Singh Pirzada began his career as a model, making his appearance in various advertisements and ramp shows. He then started to act in theatres. He made his acting debut with the music video “Bewajah” in 2017. He recently entered the world of Hindi films with the highly anticipated Netflix release, Guilty. Directed by Ruchi Narain and produced by Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment, it delves deep into sensitive topics of sexual abuse and the #MeToo movement. He is slated to make his Bollywood debut with the film “Brahmastra” starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, and Alia Bhatt. In this episode, he talks about his journey and experience in the Bollywood industry. Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
21:40
April 22, 2020
The Importance of Talking About Mental Health with Shama Sikander | Indian Cinema |
Shama Sikander is an Indian actress who is best recognized for her lead roles in TV series like Yeh Meri Life Hai and webseries Ab Dil Ki Sunn, focused on mental health awareness. It's a must watch show, you can watch on YouTube. She has always been very open about her mental health. A topic a lot of people still see as a taboe. With her work she also tries to break those barriers. On the big screen, Shama has appeared in numerous Bollywood films. Shama starred in the Hindi-language thriller-drama, called Bypass Road. Which you can now stream on Netflix. Shama also starred in the popular web series 'Maaya', which was nominated and screened at France film festival. Her work isn't only entertaining, but also educational. And I can't wait to talk to her. Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
36:18
April 18, 2020
South Asian Representation in the Fashion and Beauty Industry with Diipa Khosla | FMLLE Spotlight |
Diipa Khosla is a fashion and beauty influencer & cofounder of her foundation Post For Change. Born and raised in a small hill town in the beautiful country of India, Diipa, at the age of 17, then moved to the Netherlands to study. She is an International Law graduate and has done an internship at the United Nations’ International Criminal Court. After which she did an internship at IMA Influencer Agency in Amsterdam where she was introduced to the world of social media. An Indian girl with a very international upbringing, her exotic looks, ever positive outlook on life, and down to earth personality she managed to amass a following of 1.6 milion in just over 4 years. One of Diipa’s main focuses in life is female empowerment. She has founded her foundation Post For Change, given speeches, visited war torn countries, and worked closely with the UN & other NGO’s to help women all over the world. Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
17:58
April 17, 2020
Everything you need to know about Family Karma with Brian Benni | FMLLE Spotlight |
Bravo’s newest docuseries gives viewers a never-before-seen look inside the intriguing lives of seven young Indian-American friends when “Family Karma.” Growing up in traditional, multigenerational households, the group is bonded by their strong cultural ties and vibrant Miami social lives. While their parents and grandparents instill cherished customs, these adult children are drifting more towards the “American Way,” and the two worlds collide in the most unexpected ways. These friends are determined to live life to the fullest and navigate the pressures of adulthood, while maintaining their deep-rooted connection to the Indian culture. Brian, notoriously known as the resident “party boy,” is ready to retire that title and settle down. Now that the 27-year old moved back home and works in IT, Brian’s parents are urging him to start a family of his own. In the past, Brian has been hesitant to start a relationship with women in his community, but lately he’s had a change of heart. Moving back home has brought his childhood friend, and crush, Monica back into his life; but he wonders if he’ll ever be good enough for her. To watch Family Karma, you can stream or download episodes via hayu. Download the hayu app (available on Google Play or iTunes) and get your first month free. Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
19:43
April 16, 2020
What's it liked to work in Tollywood & Bollywood with Payal Ghosh | Indian Cinema |
Payal Ghosh is an Indian actress of Bengali origin. Her first foray into Indian cinema was with "Prayanam" a Telugu movie just after her small stint in "Sharpe's Peril" a UK telemovie. You may also know her from the movie "Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi". This year we can expect to see her in the movie called "Jai Mata Di", which is a satirical comedy. She will also be starring in two south Indian films and a Netflix web series. So 2020 will be a year full of exciting projects. Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
14:10
April 15, 2020
Her journey to recovery with Shweta Mehta | FMLLE Spotlight |
You may know Shweta Mehta as the winner of Roadies Rising 2017. She has been fit for many years now, but six months ago she had a horrible accident. Her accident was so bad that the doctors told her she could get paralyzed, or worst she could have died. Even after her surgery, she was in a lot of pain. The doctors also advised her to leave callisthenics and fitness. That's a nightmare for someone that practically lives in the gym. She shared her journey of recovery with her followers, all the ups and downs. How she went about it is so inspirational. According to Shweta, it has been a difficult time for her, but she knew she would come back stronger than ever! Now 6 months later she’s unstoppable. She’s been crushing it at the gym and started working on some exciting projects. Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
19:16
April 13, 2020
Bollywood meets streetdance with Francis T Roughley | Indian Cinema |
Francis T Roughley is an Actor, Dancer and Model known for Street Dancer 3 (Amazon Prime) as the villain, Marc from UK crew The Royals. This was his breakout role on the Bollywood scene and got to work with some of the biggest names in the industry. Director Remo Dsouza, actor and hero in the film Varun Dharwan and Nora Fatehi his costar. Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
33:39
April 09, 2020
Four More Shots Please with Kirti Kulhari | Indian Cinema |
Kirti Kulhari is an Indian actress and model. Kirti started her career with theatre and TV commercials. In 2010 she made her acting debut in Bollywood. From there she had a lot of mainstream success. She has worked alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and many more. In 2019, she appeared in the web television series Four More Shots Please! on Amazon Prime Video. Which is picked up for a second season. YEEY! Four More Shots to celebrate that please! Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
30:57
April 07, 2020
The Evolution of the Urban Desi Music Industry with Juggy D | FMLLE Spotlight |
Juggy D is a British Indian singer that has been in the game since 2002. He made his breakthrough alongside Jay Sean and Rishi Rich. Over the years Juggy D has featured on many Bollywood projects, one of the biggest being Hum Tum with Veronica Mehta and Rishi Rich. He was also the first Punjabi artist to feature on tracks with Craig David, Britney Spears and Missy Elliot to name a few. In 2019 he surprised us all with a sick collab with F1rstman, H-Dhami, Mumzy Stranger, Raxstar and Harun B. Juggy D is a household name in the Urban Desi industry. A genre he created. Listen to the entire episode on your favorite podcast platform: 🎙SPOTIFY⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙APPLE PODCAST⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙CASTBOX⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🎙ANCHOR⁣⁣⁣⁣
31:01
April 06, 2020
Talking about everything Bollywood with the most Googled celeb Sunny Leone | Indian Cinema |
Sunny Leone emerged as the most searched personality in India for the eighth consecutive year in 2019. In this episode we talked about her career as an actress, but also about her life as a CEO of her makeup brand 'Star Struck'. Sunny Leone is such a beautiful soul and we hope you enjoy this conversation as much as we did. 
23:48
March 30, 2020