Bunshah’s bounce

"A lot of the time Parsis are portrayed as loud, over the top… I guess Netflix wanted to show how we bawas perceive these stereotypes,” said 27-year-old actor and musician Zervaan Bunshah about his latest four-minute promotional video "Things we should stop telling Parsis” for streaming giant Netflix. Released on Jamshedi Navroz, March 21, 2021, the film is about a Parsi protagonist (Bunshah) in an office environment who puts up with jibes, comments and good-natured ragging about community stereotypes of dhansak and "unusual” surnames. "When our language is made fun of, our insecurities flare up,” as does mild anger, in......



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