Sima Taparia, foreground centre, is the titular match arranger in Netflix’s new hit series 'Indian Matchmaking'. Photo: NetflixSima Taparia, foreground centre, is the titular match arranger in Netflix’s new hit series 'Indian Matchmaking'. Photo: Netflix
Sima Taparia, foreground centre, is the titular match arranger in Netflix’s new hit series 'Indian Matchmaking'. Photo: Netflix

New Netflix hit ‘Indian Matchmaking’ isn’t a hit with Indian matchmakers

  • Some say it promotes false perceptions, paints the country in an anachronistic light and focuses too much on traditional, orthodox views
  • Though for others the show holds a mirror up to the ugly side of arranged marriages – and there are fears it could be bad for business
Topic |   India
Sima Taparia, foreground centre, is the titular match arranger in Netflix’s new hit series 'Indian Matchmaking'. Photo: NetflixSima Taparia, foreground centre, is the titular match arranger in Netflix’s new hit series 'Indian Matchmaking'. Photo: Netflix
Sima Taparia, foreground centre, is the titular match arranger in Netflix’s new hit series 'Indian Matchmaking'. Photo: Netflix
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