A Beloved Caricature: The Stereotypes of the Maharaja
Air India’s Maharaja is known throughout the world for his clever disguises and attention-grabbing antics, and he is no stranger to controversy. Despite trading in stereotypes and caricatures, the Maharaja has stood the test of time as a beloved mascot for the brand. Inspired by the recent Brown History article How Air India Mascot Maharajah Owned Indian Stereotypes, Poster House is pleased to welcome Ahsun Zafar and Divya Sangar for a wide-ranging conversation on the contemporary resonance of Air India’s Maharaja. Questions strongly encouraged!
Ahsun Zafar is the owner and founder of @BrownHistory
Divya Sangar is a seasoned journalist, currently working with ET Canada. Her articles have been featured in renowned Indian websites, including NDTV and the Indian Express. She writes about entertainment, lifestyle, travel, and health and fitness.
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