Editor in Chief
Sharan Dhaliwal

Sharan Dhaliwal, after years of working for other agencies and establishments, decided to create a magazine to give South Asians a platform showcasing their talent. With a little help from crowdfunding, she published her first print issue of Burnt Roti magazine in April 2016 and launched the online magazine in May 2016.

She talks on panels, TV, radio, does press interviews and is the creative force behind Burnt Roti. As well as this, she is a video producer and editor, animator, designer, illustrator, social media manager and writer.

Contact her to talk about projects, events, interviews, commissions and ideas.


Publishing Director
Reeta Loi

Reeta Loi is a creative strategist, writer, musician and DJ. She has grown start-ups, brands and publishers over 18 years in marketing in London and LA.

Reeta writes poetry and short stories exploring themes of identity; gender, ethnicity, caste, class and sexuality. She has been selected by Penguin Random House as one of 50 writers to watch. Reeta writes a monthly column for DIVA magazine, is the Founder of Gaysians.org and has been featured in The Sunday Times, BBC Asian Network and Sunrise Radio. As a musician she's been released alongside Cinematic Orchestra, RJD2, Matthew Herbert, Sia, Mark Ronson and Meshell Ndegeocello.

Contact her to talk about sponsorship, advertising, business operations and branding.


Essay Editor
Zamira Rahim

Zamira has joined Burnt Roti as a part time essays editor. She's interested in how third culture kids navigate religion, politics and class and in how British Asian identity has evolved across different generations. She loves great books, terrible TV and anything to do with food. 

When not procrastinating on Twitter you can find her writing at The Economist, VICE and CNN International