Chaudhary and Zara are shown together and the show references middle-eastern and Indian in the same way.
In real life, India is an entirely separate country with no relation to the middle east (except invasions from the middle east).
Islam is a major point of contention in India due to the invasions and the legacy of Islamic conquest.
Furthermore, henna was used independently in India without Islam or middle-eastern influence and has its own name and tradition in traditional indian culture.
It is not a Muslim only thing. See more
Whatever this is, let's be careful not to say Muslim men like to burn their wives.
No, if they want to burn people, they fly an airplane full of gasoline into an office building.
Dr. George Huang
Excuse me, but they were extremists.
Sorry, but my next door neighbor's Iranian. At airports, even he's scared when he sees Middle Eastern passports. I mean, let's get real. People know it's wrong, but they think it anyway.