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Hunsdeep Rangar is an effervescent 36-year-old who likes to say he was “made in India, packaged in Canada.” Bridging the two cultures has become his passion, and multicultural media is his vehicle.

Rangar is producer and host of Mirch Masala Radio, Ottawa’s only South Asian drive-home show. Broadcasting five days a week on CHIN Radio, the House of Commons information analyst spins an hour of the drive-home staples of news, weather and traffic, mixed with updates on health, arts, culture and a heavy dose of music from Bollywood and local artists with roots in India, Pakistan and elsewhere in the region. A second hour is hosted by a rotating crew of Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu-speaking hosts, all volunteers.

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