We call ourselves ‘global citizens’ but have accepted an archaic and brutal practice of caste based segregations into our personal lives.
Why blame Sima Taparia, when it is Indian parents, bride and grooms, who go to matchmakers with an outdated checklist?
The show’s message? We have god appointed cupids in the form of matchmakers, but there are harsh realities of Indian marriages and what an individual has to “compromise” in order to settle down.
There are fan pages dedicated to her, a million memes made out of her golden words – she is the woman of the moment. But who exactly is Sima Taparia?
There is a lack of self-awareness in the show. It refuses to have its own opinion on arranged marriage. Which also invariably points towards how Indian Matchmaking advocates Taparia’s questionable views on caste and gender.
Netlfix’s upcoming dating show, Indian Matchmaking, will follow acclaimed matchmaker Sima Taparia on her journey to help her single clients find love.