Burnt Roti Mag

£335 of £2,000 goal

Raised by 22 people in 13 months
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Sharan Dhaliwal  Lordship Ward, ENG
***THE FIRST ISSUE HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED ON CROWDFUNDER, THIS IS FOR FURTHER ISSUES***


This print and online magazine is a platform for South Asians to write and draw art in a magazine that celebrates South Asian talent.

There are celebrity interviews, make up tips, a food section, an agony aunt, a cartoon page, personal articles by some amazing writers and so on.

After a life time of having nothing but wedding magazines for South Asians in print, I decided to create something that celebrates pop culture, as well as giving advice and discussing issues.

It's a fun and lively print. The first issue has been released, which you can get here: burntroti.com/shop

I now have to maintain the website as well as print the next issue, which is a significant amount of money. As I've already thrown all my money into this project, I'm currently all tapped out, so am hoping for donations to help until I get enough advertisers and investors.

If you have any questions, you can find me on Twitter !

Sharan Dhaliwal
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Update 2
Posted by Sharan Dhaliwal
7 months ago
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I'm now using money from the deposit from my last house to create the next magazine (as well as the additional help I've already received!).

So now, I need money to grow my merchandise section. I want to create t-shirts, mugs and so on - not to monetise on South Asian culture, but because I genuinely want to wear these clothes and drink from these mugs myself and know others that do!

I also want to set up some events. Bollywood quiz nights, screenings, some more launch parties and some live music nights!

I want to grow the website. At them moment, it's being moderated, edited and paid for by myself but would like to move these responsibilities elsewhere, so I can concentrate on the merch and events.

Hope you all can help! Every penny is greatly appreciated!
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Update 1
Posted by Sharan Dhaliwal
8 months ago
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Issue 2!

We have a photoshoot and interview with the controversial and stunning Priyanka Bose!

Meet The Patels star Ravi Patel talks to use about marriage and working alongside Aziz Ansari!

Master Of None heartthrob Anush, flexes his muscles and charm in our interview with him!

We speak to comic artist Mukesh SIngh about working with Marvel and what inspires his work!

Musician Prateek Kuhhad talks us through his beautiful crooning and romantic music!

We have art by Hana Shafi and Usarae Gul, as well as a South Asian Diaspora photoshoot by photographer Abi Bansal.

There's MUCH MUCH MORE! Including food (Mum's back, making dhaal!), ranting from Dad, make up tips and anything else we can fit into this bundle of joy!

All paid for - now all we need is £500 for printing the mag! We're currently on £285, so need to hit the £785 mark!

Please help us out :)

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£335 of £2,000 goal

Raised by 22 people in 13 months
Created March 11, 2016
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Sharan Dhaliwal  
KK
£25
Karthik Kakarala
8 months ago
£10
Anonymous
8 months ago
AQ
£10
Arusa Qureshi
8 months ago
£5
Anonymous
8 months ago
H
£50
Hannah
10 months ago
AK
£25
Ayesha Khan
11 months ago
PS
£25
Param Sangha
12 months ago

Good luck Saran... Mama n Mami

WK
£10
Wei Ming Kam
12 months ago
SK
£10
Saffa Khans
12 months ago

All the best!

£20
Amit Dave
12 months ago

Late to the party. Fashionably late.

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