Ep. 315: Feat. Rachel Lopez

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On this episode Cyrus is joined by journalist and fellow podcaster Rachel Lopez. Cyrus and Rachel talk about:

  • Rachel's podcast 'Wordy Wordpecker' about the origins of words

  • Her series of Mumbai taxi ceiling art, 350 unique designs

  • The intriguing stories she gets to write in Hindustan Times

  • Whether emojis will replace language

  • Milind Soman's running

Listen to all episodes of 'Wordy Wordpecker' here: 

Follow Rachel on instagram at @thegreaterbombay 

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Ep. 314: Cock & Bull feat. Saurav Mehta, Amit and Surbhi

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On the Diwali week of Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Surbhi Bagga, Amit Doshi and comedian Saurav Mehta. They talk about:

  • The unveiling of the Statue of Unity

  • Delhi's smog and profanities

  • Surbhi's immaculate pronunciation of an ex-Indian skipper's name

  • Samsung making 'dad phones'

  • KFC's weird contest in the US

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Ep. 313: Feat. Rytasha Rathore

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This week on Cyrus Says we have actor, host, and overall fun person Rytasha Rathore. Cyrus and Rytasha talk about:

  • Her life in Singapore

  • Going to the same school as Cyrus

  • Rytasha's "dudebro" voice

  • Doing theater and getting a college degree in acting

  • Her break on 'Badho Bahu'

  • Sex positivity and the VICE India documentary 'Sex Rated'

Follow Rytasha on instagram at @rytash 

You can watch all episodes of 'Sex Rated' here

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Ep. 312 Cock & Bull feat. Rachel Lopez, Surbhi and Amit.

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This week on Cock and Bull, we have Cyrus, Surbhi, Amit and the chatty journalist Rachel Lopez. They talk about:

  • Pharell Williams warns Trump against using his music at rallies

  • Amul's newly launched Camel Milk chocolate

  • Should self-driving cars have ethics?

  • Google gender pay gap

And the usual...
- Cyrus and Surbhi get into another heated "how could you NOT know this?" arguments.

You can follow Rachel Lopez on Instagram @thegreaterbombay
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Ep. 311: Feat. Noi Cecilia Oldne

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This week on Cyrus Says we have the Swedish game changer, entrepreneur and trained sommelier Noi Cecilia Oldne. Cecilia and Cyrus talk about:

-How to pronounce her last name
-Representing Sweden in gymnastics
-What is a Sommelier?
-The 5 S’s of wine tasting
-How she ended up in India
-Being a part of the Indian Wine Revolution
-Working with Sula & organizing Sulafest
-Diversity in the board rooms
-Her current work as a Business Advisor

and more...

You can follow Cecilia on Instagram at @noiceciliaoldne

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Ep. 310: Cock & Bull Feat. Shreyas Manohar, Swati and Amit

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This week on Cock & Bull we have Cyrus, Swati, Amit and stand up comic Shreyas Manohar. They talk about:

  • The Sabrimala controversy and whether church and state can be separated

  • Use of magicians by BJP in MP rallies

  • Saudi Arabia's back and forth on Jamal Kashoggi's death

  • Anu Malik's exit from Indian idol and more #MeToo cases

  • Ranveer and Deepika's marriage announcement

Follow Shreyas on instagram here

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Ep. 309: Feat. Joel Pereira

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On this week's Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by creative director, editor, producer and anchor Joel Pereira. Cyrus and Joel talk about:

  • Joel's various stints in print, TV and digital media

  • Working with Arnab Goswami

  • Journalism in the pre-BMM days

  • The cancellation of 'On Air with AIB' in light of the #MeToo movement

  • How #MeToo and #TImesUp will help the entertainment industry

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Ep. 308: Cock & Bull feat. Janice Sequeira, Joel Pereira and Amit

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On Cock & Bull this week Cyrus is joined by journalist Janice Sequeira, editor/anchor Joel Pereira, and Amit Doshi. The 4 of them talk about:

  • More prominent names that have been called out in the #MeToo movement

  • MJ Akbar's defamation lawsuit against Priya Ramani

  • Janice sheds light on the Tanushree-Nana incident

  • The renaming of Allahbad to Prayagraj

  • Kanye's (or shall we say Ye's?) bizarre meeting with Trump

  • The missing Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi

Follow Janice on twitter @janiceseq85 

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Ep. 307: Feat. Ambi Parameswaran

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by ad man and author Ambi Parmeswaran. They talk about:

  • Going to IIT Madras

  • His early days in advertising

  • Reading body text of an ad

  • His encounters with Ratan Tata, Azeem Premji and more

  • The 2 of them harmonize the Nirma ad jingle

You can order Ambi's new book 'Sponge: : Leadership Lessons I Learnt From My Clients' here 

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Ep. 306: Cock & Bull feat. Pavitra Shetty, Swati and Amit

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus, Swati and Amit are joined by stand-up comedian and writer Pavitra Shetty, They talk about Utsav Chakrobarty's sexual harassment case, AIB's dissolvement and more. Pavitra sheds light on how the #MeToo movement will change the comedy scene and Bollywood along with other spaces, why women won't be giving men the benefit of doubt and what legal recourse is being planned to act against harassment in such cases. The 4 of them also briefly touch upon Brett Kavanaugh's selection as US supreme court judge.

You can follow Pavitra on twitter @pavie_shetty 

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Ep. 305: Feat. Vrushali Telang

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This week on Cyrus Says we have author and ex TV producer Vrushali Telang. Cyrus and Vrushali talk about:

  • The geography of Mumbai

  • The racy short story she wrote in Std X

  • The Parsi influence in her writing

  • How her screenplay turned into a book

  • Memories of producing 'Mtv Loveline'

The hilarious Gopal Dutt joins them for the AMA's

You can buy Vrushali's new book 'Prime Time Crime' here

You can follow Vrushali on twitter @vrushalitelang

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Ep. 304: Cock & Bull feat. Aakash Mehta, Amit and Swati

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This week on Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by comedian Aakash Mehta, Amit and Swati. The four of them discuss:

  • Aadhar verdict and its pros and cons

  • Parallels between the Kavanaugh and Nana Patekar harassment allegations

  • Aakash dealing with an obsessive fan post show

  • Supreme court's adultery verdict and monogamy in 2018

You can follow Aakash on twitter at @KuchBhiMehta

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Ep. 303: Feat. Raaj Grover

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by author and film personality Raaj Grover. Listen in as he regales Cyrus with stories about:

  • Growing up in Multan

  • Facing partition as a child

  • Writing for All India Radio

  • Getting discovered by Bhisham Sahni

  • Working with Sunil Dutt

You can order Mr. Raaj Grover's book here 

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Ep. 302: Cock & Bull feat. Vivek Kaul and Amit Doshi

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by economist and author Vivek Kaul and Amit Doshi. The three of them talk about:

  • The Rafale deal developments

  • Stormy Daniels and her "mushroom-y" revelations about Trump

  • RSS playing good cop bad cop

  • Ind-Pak encounters on the field and off the field

  • Anup Jalota giving Cyrus hope

You can order Vivek Kaul's 'Easy Money' trilogy here: https://amzn.to/2xFUDOl

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Ep. 301: Feat. Rajeev Masand

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by film critic Rajeev Masand. He chats with Cyrus about:

  • Watching 'Jaws' in the theater as an 8 year old

  • The time he was late to interview Mr. Bachchan

  • Film criticism in the 90s vs. today

  • The evolution of Indian filmgoers

  • How being starstruck doesn't hinder his objectivity

You can follow Rajeev on twitter @RajeevMasand To read his reviews check out his website: http://www.rajeevmasand.com/

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Ep. 47: (Rebroadcast) Feat. Brijesh Singh

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This week we're rebroadcasting one of our favourite episodes from the archives.
On this episode our guest is Brijesh Singh - author, foodie, and former Inspector General of Police. Cyrus and Brijesh talk about:

  • Brijesh's relationship with the TV Show CID

  • Traffic Planning in Mumbai

  • Brijesh's experiences in the police

  • Quantum Siege - how true to life is his book

  • Why Indian policemen wear Khakhi

  • Sanskari James Bond

  • Brijesh's book Quantum Siege is a thriller where a Police officer has less than
    72 hours to diffuse a nuclear threat. It can be bought here:
    http://www.amazon.in/Quantam-Siege-Brijesh-Singh/dp/0143422871/

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Ep. 300: Cyrus Says 300! feat. Malaika Arora & Nikhil Chinapa

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It's the 300th episode of Cyrus Says! To mark this milestone we bring back the original gang of MTV VJ’s - Malaika Arora, Nikhil Chinapa and of course Cyrus Broacha. Look out for tons of fun, laughter and nostalgia on this reunion.

From funny anecdotes about thongs, hoardings, award shows, countdowns and 'Roadies' to insights about the early days of Indian television and audience behaviour, this episode is a fine balance of fun and insight. Amit joins the trio for the AMA's and the fun multiplies.

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Ep. 299: Cock & Bull feat. Amit, Kavita and Abbas

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On this episode of Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Amit, Kavita and Abbas. The four of them talk about:

  • Supreme court's landmark decision to de-criminalize gay sex

  • Colin Kaepernick's controversial Nike ad

  • Serena Williams' grand slam loss and the drama surrounding it

  • The rising fuel prices and the opposition's bandh

  • Should a politician's food habits be a talking point in 2018?

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Ep. 298: Feat. Aadar Malik

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by stand-up comedian, musician, actor and one fifth of comedy collective SnG comedy - Aadar Malik. Tune in to hear about:

  • Aadar's early acting and theater days
  • How theater led to stand-up comedy
  • Aadar's performance of 'She Called Me Bhaiya' which has Cyrus in splits
  • Doing improv comedy with SnG
  • A deconstruction of Kalrashukla coaching classes
  • Aadar's podcast Sun Lo Jee, Sonulogy
  • His upcoming French film

Listen to Aadar's podcast here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/sunlojee/

Follow Aadar on twitter @TheAadarGuy 

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Ep. 297: Cock & Bull feat. Amit, Swati and Abbas

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On this episode of Cock & Bull, Cyrus is joined by Amit, Swati and Abbas. They talk about:

  • The #UrbanNaxals kerfuffle
  • The mini tweet storm Cyrus kicked up on Janmashtami
  • Nature of protests in light of the Madras high court judgement
  • An extended AMA section which covers everything from Thanos to cricket to nature of religious tolerance/intolerance

Do send in AMA questions for Cyrus by tweeting them to @cyrussaysin or e-mailing them to whatcyrussays@gmail.com

Follow Amit on twitter: @amitdoshi
Follow Abbas on twitter: @AbbasMomin
Follow Swati on twitter: @swatibakshi02

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