Netflix newbie ‘Brown Nation’ is the off-kilter Indian sitcom that’s truly authentic


Holiday quality time with the family can be stressful even at the best of times, and TV has always been a welcome escape. Finding something everyone can watch is its own anxiety, but it’s more than likely I’m going to spend Thanksgiving watching — ahem, re-watching — Brown Nation with my parents.

Released Nov. 18 on Netflix, Brown Nation centers on Hasmukh (Rajeev Varma) and Dimple (Shenaz Treasurywala), a married couple living in Queens with Dimple’s eccentric father (Kapil Bawa). While his wife chases dreams of artistry and stardom, Hasmukh runs a small startup and often gets roped into questionable side projects with his friend Hyder (Remy Munasifi). Read more…

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