‘Indian Matchmaking’: The Netflix series depicting the shallow wedding culture

Lahore, 23rd July 2020: The series, ‘Indian Matchmaking’ created by Oscar-nominated director Smriti Mundhra, is the show that focuses on the matchmaker Simi Taparia from Mumbai.

According to reports, the eight-part series “Indian Matchmaking” premiered on Netflix on Thursday and is currently among its top-ranked India shows.

It features Sima Taparia, a real-life matchmaker from Mumbai, who offers her services to families within India and abroad. She connects couples that fit into the sort of criteria of income, skin color, education levels, and much more.


The show focuses on matchmaker Taparia’s visits to the homes of families who need her assistance. After hearing their demands, she presents résumés of prospective matches and then arranges for meetings.

The show has become a subject of memes, jokes, and criticism on how it represents the couples and individuals being picky with their long list of demands.

The show “makes very clear how regressive Indian communities can be. Where sexism, casteism, and classism are a prevalent part of the process of finding a life partner,” wrote Twitter user Maunika Gowardhan.

People on social media are criticizing the show which presents a true picture of the ugly society the Indians are part of.

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