Love, Life, & Relationships

Behind the Scenes with Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking Stars


Sponsored by The Chai Box, Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking stars Aparna Shewakramani, Viral Joshi, Aashay Shah, and Shital Patel share their dating secrets and uncover how they are finding love while staying true to themselves. Sip your tea while they spill the tea!


Aparna Shewakramani
EPISODE 1: Knowing Your Self-Worth

Aparna Shewakramani

From her polarizing portrayal on Netflix’s hit TV show Indian Matchmaking, Aparna Shewakramani became an overnight ambassador for women demanding to be heard in their love lives, workplaces, and in every space they occupy.

Shital Patel
EPISODE 2: Trusting the Universe

Shital Patel

Shital Patel is a reality personality, influencer and wellness enthusiast. As a main character, she shares her journey of personal growth to find love. Shital has built a community of like minded women who are focused on their inner journey, self care, health and fitness to reach their highest potential.

EPISODE 3: Finding Your Ideal Partner

Viral Joshi & Aashay Shah

Viral is a pharmaceutical developer settled in Durham, North Carolina, and Aashay is an optometrist who relocated from Illinois to New York. Together they share “settling” was never an option when it came to their values and how long distance has, in fact, strengthened their relationship.

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Meet Your Hosts

Kanika Chadda Gupta

As daily burnout and the childcare crisis rages on, parents need support more than ever. CNN television anchor turned podcaster and mom of three (including twins), Kanika Chadda Gupta aims to give credit where it’s often overlooked – the lasting impact of good parenting.

She hosts the popular podcast That’s Total Mom Sense (and spin-off series What Matters Most with Maple feat. Michael Perry, tech founder and father of two) where she interviews public figures on their life lessons, parenting journey, and legacy.

Guests include Chelsea Clinton, Bobbi Brown, America Ferrera, Kelly Rowland, and Shannon Lee. Her show garnered over 1 million digital streams last year and Kanika has been featured in Forbes and on ABC, NBC, Fox, and Thrive Global.

Kimberly Wolf

Kimberly Wolf, M.Ed., is an educational entrepreneur, speaker, and author of Talk With Her: A Dad’s Essential Guide to Raising Healthy, Confident, and Capable Daughters (Penguin 2022).

She is a sought-after speaker, consultant, and strategist for schools, parent groups, and educational organizations around the country, and she is the founder and designer of Love Class: Explorations in Self-Love, Relational, Communication, and Sexual Health in High School and Beyond.

She’s a mother of two and the daughter of an incredible #girldad who played no small part in inspiring her life’s work. Kimberly is a frequent media contributor and has been featured by outlets including NPR, Forbes, and CNBC.

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