Ep. 10: Who’s the right sort of (South Asian) girl?
On this episode, Anita talks about all the pressures & pains of being the “right sort” of South Asian woman. As well as the pleasures of being part of this incredible culture.
Anita Rani is one of the UK’s best loved TV & radio presenters. She is one of the leading presenters on BBC One’s Countryfile and has been the face of many well-known documentaries for the BBC including Bollywood: The World’s Biggest Film Industry; My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947 and War On Plastic with Hugh and Anita alongside Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.
Anita is transforming British audio as the new host of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour alongside Emma Barnett.
Having grown up in Bradford, Anita is a proud mix of her Yorkshire and Punjabi roots. Her brand new memoir, The Right Sort of Girl, explores both those aspects of her. As well as exploring many thought-provoking & taboo-busting topics.
I loved chatting with Anita for Masala Podcast, the conversation warmed my soul and made me tear up a little.
Let’s hear it for this Badass Brown Girl, who is exactly The Right Sort of Girl for us all!