Queen of Spite

India Today - - EYECATCHERS -

With elec­tions around the cor­ner, In­dia binged on 13 episodes of Net­flix’s po­lit­i­cal drama House­ofCards last week, that has Sak­ina Jaf­frey, Broad­way star and daugh­ter of Mad­hur Jaf­frey, queen of In­dian haute cui­sine, play­ing Linda Vasquez. Vasquez is the Latina chief of staff in the White House. The 52-year-old mother of two took “tu­to­ri­als” from hus­band Fran­cis Wilkin­son, a po­lit­i­cal cor­re­spon­dent with Rolling­Stone, for the show.“I needed him to ex­plain it to me so I could do my scenes,” says Sak­ina.

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