Tag: Melanie Chandra

Sameer Gardezi Screenwriter

Screenwriter Sameer Gardezi on the Motivation Behind Writing ‘Surina & Mel’

Sameer Gardezi is about to conquer 2018. The Pakistani-American screenwriter already boasts an impressive list of TV credits that include stints with "Modern Family,"...
Melanie Chandra, Surina Jindal

Melanie Chandra and Surina Jindal on Breaking the Norm with Their Pilot ‘Surina &...

The teaser for "Surina & Mel," a pilot about two best friends who couldn't be more different from one another, has a genuine appeal...

‘Surina and Mel’ Aims to Bring an Authentic South Asian-American Friendship to Your Screen

The team behind "Surina & Mel" are on a mission to bring authentic brown girl stories to your screen.Written by ex "Modern Family" scribe...
For Here or To Go

Throwback Thursday: ‘For Here or to Go’ is an Important Indian Immigrant Story

For this week's #TBT, we're revisiting the indie film "For Here or To Go." Directed by Rucha Humnabadkar, the movie is a detailed, emotional...

South Asian Actresses who Play Badass Drama TV Characters

Women of South Asian descent, when represented on television, are usually defined by tropes like arranged marriages, terrorism story arcs, or playing reclusive doctors....