9 episodes

What is your identity? South Asian or American? South Asian-American or American-South Asian? The once fine distinction is now blurring and here we are reaping the benefits…supposedly. Instead, we find ourselves fixed in the everlasting quandary, a juxtaposition of sorts: blending that eastern tradition with the western culture.

Rest assured, you are not alone in your internal conflict. Have Lunch With Rikhi and realize this. Finally an interactive program to discuss the issues uniquely pertinent to you- the young, conflicted, supposedly “confused” Desi.

“Lunch With Rikhi” – during this fun-filled hour, you will be engaged in serious conversation and banter on relevant socio-political issues with fellow lunch patrons, interviews with South Asian and American celebrities, and musical beats, all while indulging in a laugh or two.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

What is your identity? South Asian or American? South Asian-American or American-South Asian? The once fine distinction is now blurring and here we are reaping the benefits…supposedly. Instead, we find ourselves fixed in the everlasting quandary, a juxtaposition of sorts: blending that eastern tradition with the western culture.

Rest assured, you are not alone in your internal conflict. Have Lunch With Rikhi and realize this. Finally an interactive program to discuss the issues uniquely pertinent to you- the young, conflicted, supposedly “confused” Desi.

“Lunch With Rikhi” – during this fun-filled hour, you will be engaged in serious conversation and banter on relevant socio-political issues with fellow lunch patrons, interviews with South Asian and American celebrities, and musical beats, all while indulging in a laugh or two.

    The Finale

    The Finale

    Rikhi asks the audience, does being South Asian affect your career progression? Also, the fellas engage in the LWR Tribune. And finally, Rikhi announces that it is his last show on 1170AM.

    • 52 min
    My Wife and Kids...and Parents?

    My Wife and Kids...and Parents?

    Listeners debate about elderly care as Rikhi asks the audience "Will your parents live with you as they grow older"?

    • 52 min
    Deconstructing the South Asian - And Then What

    Deconstructing the South Asian - And Then What

    Concluding the series, Rikhi asks the audience how will the values and traditions of the South Asian culture be carried into future generations.

    • 51 min
    Deconstructing the South Asian - Davinder Meets Dave

    Deconstructing the South Asian - Davinder Meets Dave

    Continuing the series, Rikhi asks the audience how they balance their South Asian backgrounds with their Western identities. In addition, South Asian comic, Kabir Singh, joins the fellas to spread a few tidbits.

    • 52 min
    Deconstructing the South Asian - You Know You're South Asian When...

    Deconstructing the South Asian - You Know You're South Asian When...

    Continuing the series, Rikhi asks the audience to complete the sentence - "You know you are South Asian when..." Listeners chime in with wide spanning responses, from levity to serious attributes.

    • 49 min
    Deconstructing the South Asian - Coconut

    Deconstructing the South Asian - Coconut

    Rikhi kickstarts the series "Deconstructing the South Asian", which identifies the essentials of th South Asian identity. Today, he asks the listeners what it means to be South Asian, specifically can one claim the South Asian culture if they can't speak the language, or don't enjoy the music/movies, or don't enjoy the food? The audience gives their surprising, yet interesting perspectives.

    • 50 min

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