Welcome to Episode 33 of “In Conversation”. This time I’m chatting with Poonam and Priyanka Shah aka The Shah Twins! The sisters have become YouTube sensations with their highly successful dance channel and viral videos. Their passion for dance has opened up many doors including brand deals, commercials, and even Bollywood! You may recognize them from “Manmarziyaan” staring Abhishek Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu. Director Anurag Kashyap actually discovered the twins from their YouTube channel! You may also recognize the twins from season 9 of “Jhalak Dikhla Ja” and their numerous dance covers with your favorite celebrities like Jonita Gandhi, Simmi Singh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nargis Fakhri, and more! The ladies are opening up about their journey and talking about making it on YouTube, making money online, creating your own opportunities, and even their love lives!Read more
Ladies and Gentlemen, say hello to DESI MA! She’s on the show sharing her journey as a female rapper and breaking down barriers for women in the desi music scene. We get to know her early days hustling in Winnipeg to landing her major big break with “Goriye” from Gully Boy. Get to know Desi Ma even better today in this episode of “In Conversation”!Read more
In episode 34 of “In Conversation”, I’m chatting with composer, producer, and classical pianist CHLOE FLOWER! Chloe has had an INCREDIBLE career. From being discovered by THE producer, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, to working with legends like Celine Dion, Nas, Timbaland, and even CARDI B!
In fact, you may recognize Chloe from her show stopping performance at the Grammys where she performed “Money” with Cardi B and set the Internet on fire!
In today’s interview, Chloe is opening up about her journey. We’re talking about how she fell in love with classical music, how she’s made it “cool” to feature classical music in the mainstream, and even how she’s using her platform and music to prevent human trafficking. Chloe even shares the story of a near death experience that changed her life forever. I absolutely LOVED chatting with Chloe so watch the interview and get to know Chloe even better!
In this episode of IN CONVERSATION, I’m chatting with the man behind the successful vegan brand MATT & NAT, CEO Manny Kohli! Manny shares his story from what it was like immigrating to Canada, how he met the original founder of the brand, why he decided to take over MATT & NAT and enter the fashion industry, and how he has made the vegan brand so successful and profitable. Manny also opens up about the role his Sikh faith has played in his success, why he isn’t afraid to talk about social issues, and even reveals which Bollywood stars have reached out to him!
Watch the interview and get some great insight into entrepreneurship and business.Read more
After the interview, it’s time to play the RAPID FIRE ROUND! This time BAMBI BAINS is in the hot seat answering all my random fun questions. She’s dishing on who her celebrity crush is, who she wants to perform at her wedding, and even tells me the retail job she had and got FIRED from! Get to know Bambi in a fun new way!Read more
This week I’m chatting with BAMBI BAINS!
I’ve been following Bambi’s career ever since she first got launched by PBN. Bambi (yes that’s her REAL name) opens up about her early beginnings and getting discovered by PBN. For a few years Bambi performed alongside PBN in the Punjabi music industry but decided to take a leap and strike out on her own. After trying to make it as part of a UK girl band Mis Treats, Bambi is now fully a solo artist and talks about what she’s learned about the music business after so many years. Bambi also opens up about her future plans and her love life, fiance, and even shares the story on how they met. Get to know Bambi even better in today’s interview!Read more
In this episode of “In Conversation”, I’m chatting with CEO of Five Four Group Dee Murthy. Under this group is a portfolio of several brands including Menlo Club, Young & Reckless, New Republic, Oshenta. He is also a seasoned investor and partner at Queensbridge Venture Partners and partner in the Las Vegas shoe store, 12 AM RUN. Dee also has his weekly lifestyle podcast called Group Chat. With Covid-19 making the economy uncertain and many businesses in trouble, I wanted to chat with Dee to get his insight. As an entrepreneur right out of University, Dee has already overcome the 2008 economic recession and managed to take the important lessons from that period to swift the way he does business. With almost 20 years of entrepreneurship experience, Dee is dishing a ton of advice in today’s episode. Learn from his experiences and find out why he thinks recessions are a great time to launch a business (if you do it the right way). Watch the interview now and let me know below what you think of his advice.Read more
In today’s episode, I’m sitting down with former Miss India Worldwide beauty pageant winner and Punjabi actress Monica Gill! This interview has an interview backstory. We did our interview on the day she would have had her wedding reception. Like so many other couples, Monica’s wedding plans had to be postponed due to Covid-19. Instead of being down, Monica decided to keep busy and chat with me. We chatted about everything. From her beauty pageant past (fun fact: we were both in the Miss India Worldwide pageant!) to how she used her title to get her foot into Punjabi cinema. Some of her hits include Sardaarji 2 and Ambarsariya with Diljit Dosanjh, Kaptaan with Gippy Grewal, and Sat Shri Akaal England with Ammy Virk. Monica talks about her experience moving to Mumbai and working in the film industry and offers her advice to other aspiring actors hoping to break into the film world. She also shares her personal love story. From how she met her fiance to her wedding plans and what her future plans are, get to know Monica even better in today’s exclusive interview!Read more
In this episode of “In Conversation”, I’m chatting with the man behind the successful South Asian dating app, Dil Mil! KJ Dhaliwal is the Founder and CEO of Dil Mil and he is sharing his journey in helping desis around the world find love. The app started off with a few hundred users in its first year to having 2 MILLION users worldwide five years later. Dil Mil also generates about 20 MILLION matches and averages about 1 marriage a day. Amazing right?! Find out the real story behind Dil Mil, why the online dating industry is HUGE, and KJ even offers his advice on how to successfully find love online.Read more
It’s time to play THE RAPID FIRE ROUND! This time JAY SEAN is in the hot seat and answering all my rapid questions. Everything from revealing his FIRST ever celebrity crush to the craziest thing he’s ever done… get to know JAY even better!Read more