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S3.E1 - F*** That Boat

46:15 | May 28th

For an episode that was recorded more than two months ago, this episode is timely. What happens when a woman quits the patriarchy? What exactly does that mean and more importantly, what arts and crafts does she/they/he take up with all of the extra e...Show More
S3.B1 - Celebrating Black History Month

28:05 | Feb 27th

We'rrrrrrrre back! Join the Jilted Indians as they discuss why it is important for South Asians to recognize and celebrate Black History Month. Show Notes can be found here: https://jiltedindianpod.com/2019/02/27/s3-b1-black-history-month/ Connect ...Show More
S2.E10 - Big Fat Indian Weddings

55:20 | Sep 8th, 2018

It is wedding season...yay? In the season 2 finale, the Jilted Indians talk about Indian Weddings. The food, the traditions, the clothes, the Aunties...We provide tips on surviving Indian Wedding season as a single woman (Tequila is involved), turn t...Show More
S2.BE9 - Vandana Singh's Ambiguity Machines

49:09 | Aug 6th, 2018

Where are all the south Asians in science fiction or dystopian narratives? Join the Jilted Indians as they discuss the speculative fiction writing of Vandana Singh, in her short stories collection, "Ambiguity Machines". This is our Black Panther. Tun...Show More
S2.BE8 - A Conversation With Actress, Jolly Abraham

40:44 | Jul 20th, 2018

Hey there, podcast listeners! It's Miranda. We have a special episode for you here. I had the opportunity to interview phenomenal human being and actress, Jolly Abraham. Jolly has worked with several household names in theater, television, and film. ...Show More
S2. E9 - Desi News

51:18 | Jul 10th, 2018

We understand the news can be downright depressing these days, so join the Jilted Indians for some levity on our Desi News episode! We think you'll enjoy our recurring themes...
S2.BE7 - The Indian Superbowl

25:50 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Hey there listeners, it has been a while! Join the Jilted Indians with our recap of the Indian Superbowl! What is the Indian Superbowl? Why it's the Scripps National Spelling Bee of course!
S2.E8 - Monsoon Wedding Watch Party!

50:14 | Mar 13th, 2018

Puja and Anju finally sat Miranda down to watch Monsoon Wedding. With Puja's fully stocked snack bar and plenty of drinks (of course), we laughed, cried, sighed, shook our fists and cheered to this film. Afterward we gathered around the AT2020's to f...Show More
S2.BE6 - The Jilties

25:00 | Mar 3rd, 2018

Why should the film and music industries have all of the fun? We decided to hold an awards show for representation by brown people in the past year. We also include our own version of the Razzies! We had so many people to recognize but we narrowed it...Show More
S2.E7 - #AnsariNotSorry Part Two

39:25 | Feb 10th, 2018

In part two of #AnsariNotSorry, the Jilted Indians discuss the journalism, and the response of brown women in media to the Aziz debacle (us included!). Since our record, even more response articles came out, including two amazing Huff Post articles b...Show More
S2.E6 - #AzizAnsariNotSorry - Part One

41:55 | Feb 1st, 2018

We had to call a therapist for this one. The Jilted Indians met up with LMFT Shameela Keshavjee to discuss the necessity of expanding the conversation surrounding consent and sexual misconduct. The Babe.net Aziz Ansari story that broke out after the ...Show More
S2 - BE5 One Year Later

13:33 | Jan 26th, 2018

One year and 29 episodes later, here we are. Last weekend was the 1 year anniversary of the largest demonstration in US history, the Women's March. We decided to share with you are few moments we have been keeping in our back pockets. Featured audio ...Show More
S2.E5 - The Controversial Censorship of 'Padmavati'

49:37 | Jan 17th, 2018

The cinematography was gorgeous, the men were...good looking? What? After a google search of Padmavati, we learned some troubling news stories about this movie release concerning protests, theaters set on fire, and death threats issued to the lead ac...Show More
S2.E4 - Sherin Mathews and the Danger of Model Daughter Expectations

45:41 | Jan 9th, 2018

The Jilted Indians sat down last year to discuss the mysterious-no-more homicide investigation of local sweetheart Sherin Mathews. Trigger warning: we discuss toxic parenting and our personal stories surrounding never being good enough. We discuss th...Show More
S2.E3 - Happy Festivus

40:25 | Dec 26th, 2017

Hey the Jilted Indians are back with a Festivus episode...that we are releasing on Boxing Day. We went to dinner (hence the background noise), had a few drinks, and talked about 2017. What we liked, what we didn't, what we learned, and what we recomm...Show More
S2.BE4 - We Met Hari Kondabolu

11:07 | Dec 14th, 2017

Puja and Miranda met renowned comedian, podcast host, and documentary filmmaker, Hari Kondabolu. We asked him our signature questions and everything...but we forgot to ask him if we could record. Please keep in mind that we would have remembered if w...Show More
S2.E2 - Let's Talk About Apu

29:13 | Dec 1st, 2017

We have been anticipating the release of Hari Kondabolu's documentary, "The Problem With Apu", and now it is available on TruTV! The Jilted Indians are joined by friend of the pod, Rashee, and we all sat down and viewed it together. We laughed, we sc...Show More
S2.BE3 - Left Overs

19:08 | Nov 25th, 2017

Join Anju, Miranda, and Puja in "Left Overs" a bonus episode in which we talk about immigrant thanksgiving, what we are thankful for, and read listener submitted Thanksgiving stories. This episode just made us incredibly hungry. AND we recorded this...Show More
S2.E1 - Happy Thanksgiving?

56:01 | Nov 24th, 2017

Join the Jilted Indians in celebrating Native American Heritage Month, after which we discuss the origin of Thanksgiving and what we ought to do with this holiday now that we know all of this messed up stuff. Show Notes: https://jiltedindianpod.com/...Show More
S2.BE2 - Zoom In

34:36 | Oct 24th, 2017

It has been almost a year since "The Event" (the 2016 Election). That is the only reason we have to explain why Puja rapped this week's theme song. Also Miranda may have a sign-off to add to the end of the show. And Anju needs your recommendations f...Show More
S2.BE1 - Indigenous People's Day

22:07 | Oct 10th, 2017

WELCOME BACK! We are so glad you can join us for Season 2. More Jilted the same amount of Indian though. Speaking of Indian, today is October 9th, aka the second Monday in October aka the day that people in the United States celebrate a man getting l...Show More
Put Down The Glitter

39:21 | Jun 15th, 2017

Join the Jilted Indians in a conversation about why the fuck our Indian relatives can't seem to find anything better to talk about than our body and how fat we are. We also discuss the awkwardness of body hair (spoiler alert, women have body hair) an...Show More
All the Single Ladies

56:56 | Jun 7th, 2017

What started out as a bonus blew up into a full episode. Join the Jilted Indians in discussing their first book club pick, "All the Single Ladies" by Rebecca Traister. We have stories.

35:03 | May 30th, 2017

S1 Bonus Ep 8: The Jilted Indians watched Hasan Minhaj's "Homecoming King" together over the weekend and talked about what made us laugh, cringe with recognition, and one of us cried (one of us also dozed of like an old lady). Whether it was failing ...Show More
Spaces For Our Faces

1:05:41 | May 25th, 2017

One Saturday morning before 9am our hosts gathered to talk about spaces where representation seems to be getting better, in print ads and in the interwebs specifically. This week we talk about a schadenfreude moments in fiction, Asian and South Asian...Show More
Bonus Lies

26:59 | May 9th, 2017

Bonus Lies by Jilted Indian Podcast
Sex & Lies: Part 2

31:18 | May 3rd, 2017

In part 2 of "Sex, Lies, and Desi Dating", the Jilted Indians talk about marriage and we play our own special, "Indian mom who listens to her daughter's podcast"-friendly version of FMK.
Sex and Lies: Part 1

1:01:05 | Apr 27th, 2017

Oh, let's go there, shall we? Guest host Priya joins us for a discussion about sex, lies, and an initial conversation about the Indian LGBTQIA community.
Episode 6 Part 2 - AAGDI

17:25 | Apr 20th, 2017

We continue our discussion about Brown representation in Hollywood. We talk about where we have been and what we want to see happen going forward.
When in Doubt AAI

54:43 | Apr 18th, 2017

When in Doubt AAI by Jilted Indian Podcast
1 in 6

58:07 | Apr 11th, 2017

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Jilted Indians are here to unpack the sources of this egregious problem in our world. We talk stats, shame, toxic/fragile masculinity, rape culture and victim blaming. We share our stories, we share sol...Show More
GET OUT (and see this movie)

15:36 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Worst podcast episode title ever, check. The Jilted Indians review another important movie for POCs everywhere, Get Out, directed by Jordan Peele. We talk representation, microaggressions, model minority status, and art. There are SPOILERS so make s...Show More
What's In A Name?

31:37 | Mar 21st, 2017

In this special episode about name pronunciation microaggressions, we welcome back LMFT/fellow shitty Indian Shameela! The Jilted Indians throw a lifetime's worth of shade toward Americans who have poorly handled foreign names, all while laughing...a...Show More
It's a God Damn Duck

1:02:59 | Mar 14th, 2017

Guest host Shameela Keshavjee joins us for a discussion about the stigma of receiving help for mental health issues in brown communities. She also helps us understand how we may take better care of ourselves in times of high anxiety, as we continue t...Show More
Lion - Post Oscars

23:59 | Feb 28th, 2017

Anju and Puja attempt to have an intellectual film conversation during a Skype happy hour. We discuss our mutual Bae Dev Patel, our love of Sunny Parwar, the movie "Lion," Nikole Kidman, what Dev's performance and this film mean for Brown representat...Show More
Lion Crying

28:01 | Feb 27th, 2017

Puja and Miranda, with drenched faces and shirt collars, cry their way through talking about the movie Lion, starring Dev Patel and the ADORABLE Sunny Pawar.
Letters to Our Inner Child

20:21 | Feb 21st, 2017

This episode was born while we were talking about ‘if we had known then what we know now…’ and Miranda suggested we actually talk about the different advice we wanted to receive when we were younger. The common theme among us? Love yourself for who...Show More
Bonus Ep 1 - Hermioneela Interview

02:38 | Feb 14th, 2017

We have an interview with a future world changer and we have it as a stand alone bonus clip because sometimes the words of the young are all the self-care you need.
Peace and Power

40:22 | Feb 14th, 2017

The Jilted Indians participated in The Women's March in three different cities: Puja in Washington DC, Anju in Austin, TX, and Miranda in Dallas, TX. They decided to call eachother from their respective march cities and talk about what went down, how...Show More
The Jilted Indians Go to a Protest

31:06 | Feb 6th, 2017

This episode was supposed to be about diversity in Hollywood, but things took a turn on Chinese New Year.
Pilot Episode

30:20 | Jan 30th, 2017

Meet Anju, Miranda, and Puja, the hosts of The Jilted Indian Podcast. We are thrilled to finally post our pilot episode! We wanted to introduce ourselves, and begin our quest to find out who among us is the shittiest Indian. like/follow/share facebo...Show More