Bravo’s ‘Family Karma’: Which Famous Indian Actor Can’t Get Enough of ‘Family Karma’?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kal Penn visits "The Hoda Show" with Host Hoda Kotb SiriusXM Studios

Actor and activist Kal Penn from Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle and 24 has been raving on Twitter about Bravo’s Family Karma.

The Indian-America actor has been taking to Twitter each Sunday evening to have enjoyable with the present and work together with followers. Penn, who additionally labored for the Obama Administration, couldn’t resist tuning in final weekend, even throughout the Democratic presidential debates. “I know there’s an important debate on but I need to see what happens between Lopa Auntie and Reshma Auntie on episode 2 of @BravoTV #FamilyKarma right now so here we go,” Penn tweeted along with a video from the present.

Kal Penn visits "The Hoda Show" with Host Hoda Kotb SiriusXM Studios
Kal Penn visits “The Hoda Show” with Host Hoda Kotb SiriusXM Studios |Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

Many solid members responded to the tweet. Anisha Ramakrishna remarked, “Also rode on the subway with you twice lmfao.” Adding, “Thnx for the support!” Monica Vaswani couldn’t assist however fangirl when she noticed the tweet. “STFU DID THIS JUST HAPPEN!? YOU WATCH US?!!? AHHH THIS IS AMAZING!!!” Other solid members replied with emojis as they have been thrilled to have Penn’s help.

Social distancing with Auntie Lopa

Penn is right here for extra as he tweeted whereas many Americans have been quarantined as a result of coronavirus risk. “An hour until my weekly dose of social distancing Lopa Auntie on #FamilyKarma@BravoTV and I’m ready,” Penn tweeted.

Indeed, the controversy will possible be scorching as no decision seems to be in sight for Vishal Parvani and his fiancee Richa Sadana. Although Sadana’s mother provides Parvani a tough time he appears to have considerably of an understanding of the state of affairs. “Everyone’s personal experiences shape and influence their views in life,” Parvani instructed Showbiz Cheat Sheet. “Lopa aunty will never think any guy is good enough for her daughter. I could be a multi-millionaire and she would say, ‘Well, he’s not a multi-billionaire.’”

Also, Parvani supplied some perception into how Indian households view marriage. “I believe in most cultures parents want to see their children happy,” he defined. “Indians, with the best of intentions, may take this a step further by involving themselves in their child’s relationships. Most of our parents had arranged marriages set up by their own parents. In turn, they feel it is normal to also have a say in who we marry. This may be expressed in various ways by families – from providing and sharing bio-data sheets to setting up dates for those they believe would be a good match, i.e. people from the same region in India.”

Penn has been forging a path for Indians in Hollywood

Penn is the right advocate for Family Karma. He knew individuals of shade have a difficult time in Hollywood. He remembers being supplied an opportunity to learn for Harold and Kumar however hesitated. “And I called them and said ‘This is is amazing. This movie is incredible,” he instructed NPR. “You’re by no means gonna promote it in Hollywood, as a result of, belief me, no one desires the brown and yellow guys as leads within the film. They’ve instructed me to my face — I’m telling you.’ And he mentioned in very New Jersey style, like, ‘No, we’re gonna promote this to a studio.’”

Since then he’s labored within the White House Office of Public Liaison for the Obama Administration. Plus his performing resume is full of quite a few juicy roles together with House, How I Met Your Mother, and The Big Bang Theory. He additionally created Sunnyside the place Penn portrayed a former New York City councilman who helps immigrants obtain the American Dream.

The sequence was set in Queens, which Penn says was excellent for the present. “Queens is the most diverse place in America,” he mentioned. “It’s a microcosm of not simply the remainder of the nation however the remainder of the world. I beloved tales rising up that have been common as a result of they have been so grounded. And I all the time take into consideration Seinfeld; I beloved Seinfeld as a child. Like each Indian uncle is George Costanza… The Seinfeld writers have been so good at grounding these characters — they’re so relatable it doesn’t matter what your background is… And I assumed, I might love, in 2019, to do this in a neighborhood or in a group that’s extra reflective of who we’re today.”

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