In the premiere episode of South Gaysian Boys, we meet our hosts Vik Chopra and Sundeep Singh Boparai and hear how they started their individual platforms. Sundeep discusses the origin of his profound and impactful Instagram profile @kingsunnyb as a queer, Sikh man, and Vik tells the harrowing tale of surviving addiction and five years of incarceration to change his life. The episode caps with the salacious tale of Vik’s prison romance. Don’t miss it.
Hosted by Vik Chopra
Hosted by Sundeep Boparai
Sundeep S. Boparai (he/him/his) is an American Sikh who identifies with the LGBTQIA+ community. Sundeep has created a social media platform, KingSunnyB, highlighting awareness and visibility through his intersectionality of being a Sikh gay man. He has leveraged this platform to help many LGBTQIA+ individuals struggling with access to health care and various other resources reaching close to 20,000 followers. He is a model signed to Salient and a social media influencer, 360 Magazine brand ambassador, LGBTQIA+ activist and a health care administrator for Northwell Health, where he oversees the LGBTQ Transgender Program at New Hyde Park. Sundeep holds a masters in health care administration from Hofstra University and is actively pursuing his doctorate in health care administration and public policy from the Medical University of South Carolina. Recently, Sundeep served as a health extern for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he was able to work alongside Admiral Rachel L. Levine on DEI and gender diverse initiatives. In addition, Sundeep serves on Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz's LGBTQ Advisory Council and has been newly appointed as a board member for TransNewYork.