Posts tagged ‘Role Models’

October 10, 2011

Amir Khan, Prada Model

The inside cover of The Daily Telegraph’s Saturday Magazine was a Prada sunglasses advertisement featuring Amir Khan.  No, not the age-denying old grandpa from Bollywood but the Super Lightweight World Boxing Champ.

Although I’m not a fan of boxing I think it’s refreshing to see recognition of young British Asian talent.  Amir Khan famously commented

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April 10, 2011

Drama Queen

Dear Diary,

My dad is addicted to Indian soaps and if allowed, he would watch the episodes and then the reruns. Since retirement, he seems to live out his life with these soaps. Apart from the news, he doesn’t watch any other channels until recently. We banned Zee TV!

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April 7, 2011

Who Are Our Role Models?

Today, the question of role models arise as Coca Cola drop footballer Wayne Rooney from their ad campaigns.  A definition for a role model is A person who serves as a model in a particular behavioral or social role for another person to emulate. Does Wayne Rooney fit this?

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