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Actor Tiya Sircar shares stories from her recent travels in Peru, what she checked off of her bucket list and the most incredible food she experienced. Tiya talks about her family’s uplifting Diwali celebrations and how her Indian heritage shaped her perspective as a kid growing up in Texas. She describes her journey to becoming a performer and how Indian representation in the entertainment industry has evolved over the course of her career. Tiya reveals what it was like on set filming the discovery+ holiday movie, A Gingerbread Christmas, and what elements of her character required a little extra research. She talks about working with pastry icon Duff Goldman and what makes this project special to her.
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