Guest Info

Depinder is a hotelier in Portugal – A son of a former Ambassador, he studied in the Philippines, worked in Angola, then Mozambique, to now running the same hotel that houses the Portuguese national football team.

About the Show

Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Kulvinder Ghir, in this podcast episode, welcome the Global Indian Samrow family. 

The Samrow family is a family of four- Depinder, Meena, Amrit, and Alisha. In this entertaining conversation, they talk about what it is like for the Samrow family and what India and Indianness mean to them. They describe their early memories and family upbringing and give us a clear idea of how Indianness still plays a role in their life. They bring to light the struggles of language in conversing with relatives. They also talk about adjusting to the new place and its culture and validating their identity, especially in college. They share their views on the bully and racism.

The family describes Portugal as a model for an ideal country and talks about the nature of the Philippines people. During their conversation, they also wish to hold on to the culture of Indianness and inculcate some of the Indian beliefs. They also throw light on what should be the core values of life.

This is an episode dedicated to travel and family. Stay tuned and join this lively conversation where the Samrow family share their views on Indianness, family, identity, and life.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.
Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

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