The Bane of Indians: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon

The world’s second most populated country with over 1.3 billion people only had Apu Nahasapeemapetilon from The Simpsons to share their identity within the late ’80s and early ’90s. This identity was neither controlled nor inspired by the true stories of India. It, in fact, created a negative story, a false story. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in her Ted Talk “The Danger of a Single Story” says, “The single story…