What can Indian look like: Redefining Indian identities
by Natasha Advani Thangkhiew
What Can Indian Look Like? Redefining Indian Identities is the first of a two-part series exploring Natasha's mixed Sindhi-Khasi identity as she grows up in Mumbai, feeling like a foreigner in her own country. Voices from her life expose discrimination and exotification, forcing her to find her own version of Indian.
Occupation: Multidisciplinary artist, producer & full time student
Mandate: Championing underrepresented storytellers and stories in Film, Theatre & Fashion.
Highlights: Within two years of moving to Toronto from Mumbai as a full time Performance Creation student at York University, she produced three ACTRA short films, conceptualized a BIWOC skin acceptance campaign, and began establishing herself as a model and an actor, while maintaining a 8.7/9 GPA.
2023 Goal: Deepen her knowledge of development and creative producing, and form a community by bringing What Can Indian Look Like? to theatres in North America.