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Let’s Discuss Caste and Colorism in ‘Indian Matchmaking’

No one wants to talk about it, but it’s all there

A screenshot of Radhika and Akshay during their engagement ceremony from the Netflix show “Indian Matchmaking.”
Radhika and Akshay in “Indian Matchmaking.” Photo: Netflix

My roommates in Rome, co-workers in Washington, D.C., and friends in New Delhi all have something to say about Netflix’s new reality series, which pulls back the curtain on a facet of arranged marriages in India and the South Asian diaspora, matchmaking. For the few who have managed to…




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