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

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

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Ep. 296: Feat. Ishaan Khatter

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus talks to up and coming young actor Ishaan Khatter. They talk about:

  • Moving houses as a kid
  • The time Cyrus met Ishaan's mom on 'Hello Friends'
  • Growing up in a film family
  • Working as an assistant director
  • Working with Majid Majidi
  • Living up to high expectations with 'Dhadak'

Follow ishaan on instagram: @ishaan95

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Ep. 295: Cock & Bull feat. Amit, Abbas and Surbhi

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Amit, Abbas and Surbhi. They chat about:

  • BJP-Congress meme wars

  • The fascinating connection between celibacy and cornflakes

  • UAE's offer to provide aid for Kerala floods

  • Eight thousand students failing accountancy exam in Goa

  • Ex-Indian idol contestant's horrifying account

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Follow Surbhi on twitter: @SmallTalkPolice

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Ep. 294: Feat. Raghu Karnad

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by award winning journalist, author and co-founder of The Wire - Raghu Karnad. The two of them talk about:

  • How 'The Wire' started
  • Humour and sycophancy in politics
  • Raghu's Parsi connection from Calicut
  • How the internet made him a writer
  • His book set during the second world war
  • The most impactful stories he's covered from the field
  • The Arabic phrase to impress people

Follow Raghu on twitter: @rkarnad

You can buy Raghu's book here: https://amzn.to/2OXHwhG

Watch the first part of Raghu's video essay series here:

https://youtu.be/VuBrH6aScxo

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Ep. 293: Cock & Bull feat. Amit, Swati and Jaanam

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On this week's Cock and Bull, Cyrus is joined in the studio by Amit, Swati and (after what seems like an eternity) Jaanam. The four of them discuss/debate:

  • Urbanization and natural disasters
  • Delhi Madame Tussaud's vs. London Madame Tussaud's
  • Navjot SIdhu and Gen. Bajwa's hug
  • Which Indian actor does Nick Jonas resemble?
  • Asia Argento's sexual misconduct case

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Follow Swati on twitter: @swatibakshi02
Follow Jaanam on twitter: @jaanamdewan
Follow Amit on twitter: @amitdoshi

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Ep. 292: Feat. Kubbra Sait

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This week Cyrus is joined in the studio by actor Kubbra Sait. The two of them chat about:

  • Playing Kuku on 'Sacred Games'
  • Working with Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • The Bangalore traffic and airport
  • Weird anchoring stories
  • Going from Microsoft to movies

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Ep. 291: Cock & Bull feat. Swati and Abbas

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On the Independence week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Swati and Abbas. They discuss:

  • US launching Space Force in 2020
  • The best city to live in India
  • The cost of CCTV's
  • Oscar's new addition of 'popular film' categoy
  • India's defeat in the 2nd Test against England
  • Celebrating our 72nd Independence day

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Ep. 290: Feat. Nihaal Mariwala

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus speaks to co-founder of Setu India Nihaal Mariwala. They talk about:

  • His life in Morrisstown, NJ
  • The wellness industry in India
  • His background in political science
  • The origin and target audience of Setu
  • His love of football

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Ep. 289: Cock & Bull feat. Amit, Surbhi and Abbas

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On this edition of Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Amit, Surbhi and Abbas. They diiscuss:

  • The resignation of 2 prominent ABP news staffers under alleged government pressure

  • WWE star Kane gets elected as Mayor of Knox County, Tennesee

  • CEC OP Rawat warns of Russian interference in upcoming Indian elections

  • Virat Kohli first Indian batsman since Sachin to reach no.1 in ICC rankings

  • Do aeroplanes dispose of poop mid-air?

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Ep. 288: Feat. Pankil, Abhishek and Sumit

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus talks to restaurateurs Pankil Shah, Abhishek Honawar and Sumit Gambhir of Neighbourhood Hopitality Pvt. Ltd. They chat about:

  • Their first jobs
  • Their individual roles in Neighbourhood hospitality
  • Setting up Woodside Inn
  • How the restaurant scene has changed from the 80s and 90s
  • The importance of food bloggers

Listen to our brand new 10 part podcast that focuses on setting up a restaurant called 'The Colaba Cartel' which features Pankil, Abhishek and Sumit along with Gauri Devidayal: http://ivmpodcasts.com/the-colaba-cartel

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Ep. 287: Cock & Bull feat. Swati and Navin

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This week on Cock & Bull Cyrus has a re-union with ex producer Navin Noronha and joining them is Swati Bakshi. They talk about:

  • Meneka Gandhi's remark about transgenders in parliament
  • TRAI chairman giving out his Aadhar no. on twitter
  • Imran Khan's prospects as Pakistan's next PM
  • India's data privacy law
  • WeWork goes vegetarian
  • Worms frozen for 42,000 years come back to life

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Ep. 286: Feat. Satyanshu Singh

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus talks with script writer, professor and head of content development at AIB First Draft - Satyanshu Singh. They chat about:

  • Satyanshu's days in Bihar

  • Studying at Armed Forces Medical College Pune

  • Making his first feature

  • Writing for films

  • The objective of AIB First Draft and his role in it

Follow Satyanshu's blog here: http://www.cinemaisforever.com/

Follow Satyanshu on Twitter at @satysingh 

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Ep. 285: Cock & Bull feat. Danish Sait, Kubbra Sait and Amit Doshi

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This week on 'Cock & Bull' Cyrus is joined by Amit and two special guests - The Sait siblings Kubbra and Danish. They chat about:

  • Rahul Gandhi's wink and hug in the parliament

  • Whatsapp's 5 forwards limitation

  • Obama's dig at Trump during his speech in South Africa

  • Amitabh Bachchan's jewelry ad gets taken off air

  • Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' comment

  • The new lavender coloured 100 rupee note

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Ep. 284: Feat. Gaurav Gera

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus talks to actor and comedian Gaurav Gera.They chat about:

  • His early days as a fashion design student

  • Doing theater and party entertainment

  • Being a background dancer in films and shows

  • Breaking into television shows

  • The origins of his 'shopkeeper-behenji' online sketches

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Ep. 283: Cock & Bull feat. Amit, Surbhi and Abhay

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On this episode of Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Amit and two debutantes - producer Surbhi Bagga and supreme court lawyer Abhay Anturkar. They talk about:

  • Rahul Gandhi's response to the 'Sacred Games' row

  • Maharashtra governent's new ruling that allows cinema goers to take food into theaters

  • Vladimir Putin's show stealing umbrella at the FIFA world cup final

  • Bombay high court's ruling to let elderly parents take back property from their sons if ill-treated

  • Surbhi's knowledge of 80's pop culture

You can follow Abhay Anturkar on twitter at @JrCounsel(https://twitter.com/JrCounsel?lang=en)

You can listen to Amit Doshi's conversation with Kubra Sait about her iconic role in 'Sacred Games on the 100th episode of IVM Daily here: https://ivm.today/ivmd-100

You can listen to out review of Netflix's 'Sacred Games' on IVM Likes here: https://ivm.today/ivml-78

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