Ep. 377: Cock & Bull feat. Kajol Srinivasan, Amit and Abbas

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It's election result day and it's also Cock & Bull day! Joining Cyrus this week is comedian Kajol Srinivasan along with Amit and Abbas. NOTE: This episode was recorded before the election results were out so allow us to sound like fools or geniuses in some places where we make (not so) bold predictions.
The 4 of them talk about exit polls, their legitimacy and ridiculousness, the art of addressing yourself in third person, Vivek Oberoi's controversial meme, the TMC-BJP clashes in Kolkata, what is the 'Khan Market Gang'? And of course we give our take on who will come out on top in the elections.

Follow Kajol on twitter @LOLrakshak 

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Ep. 376: World Cup Preview - Will flat English wickets be the death of bowlers?

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On this week's cricket special - LANSO, cricket writer and analyst Vivek Krishnan from The Fan Garage joins Cyrus to discuss what is up with the flat English wickets, do bowlers matter now that most games are averaging 650 runs? They also speak about the Bangladesh-West Indies encounters and Indian spinners.

Follow Vivek on twitter at @krishnanviv 

Ep. 375: Feat. Chetan Bhagat

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by bestselling author, columnist (and once a dance reality show judge) Chetan Bhagat. Chetan talks to Cyrus about the "socials" from his IIT days, the moment his boss realized he was a popular author, his new non-fiction book 'India Positive', how he thinks the 2019 general elections are different from the 2014 one, how being neutral is more risky than picking a side in today's discourse and more.

Follow Chetan on twitter at @chetan_bhagat 

You can order 'India Positive' here: https://www.amazon.in/India-Positive-Essays-Selected-Columns/dp/1542044162

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

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Ep. 374: Cock & Bull feat. Mikhail Almeida, Amit and Abbas

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It's time for another rip roaring edition of Cock & Bull! Joining Cyrus this week are comedian & writer Mikhail Almeida (no relation to the Mikhail that's the fruit of Cyrus' loins) and the usual suspects Amit Doshi & Abbas Momin. The four of them discuss the PM's bizarre comment about clouds and radars in a TV interview, Gautam Gambhir being accused of distributing defaming pamphlets against Atishi Marlena in Delhi, BJP activist Priyanka Sharma held for sharing a Mamata meme, prince Harry and Meghan's first child, and a South African man held for duping KFC for a year.

Subscribe to Mikhail's Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClYE3Ybw8NQbf5G1IwGOMxg

Follow him on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/almeidamikhail/

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

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Ep. 373: LANSO: Mumbai vs Chennai - Final review

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The tournament that cannot be named is finally over, and it went out with a bang. Joining Cyrus for this week's LANSO is comedian Mikhail Almeida. Cyrus & Mikhail discuss how the final was quite different from the rest of the tournament in that it was low scoring and close. Mikhail tells us how he happens to lose most of the iconic cricketing moments to sleep. They round off the conversation by listing their 3 most memorable moments from this year's tournament.

Ep. 372: Feat. Ronnie Screwvala

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What an honour it is to have with us this week on Cyrus Says media pioneer, first generation entrepreneur and one of the most well known names in the field of business and entertainment - Ronnie Screwvala. On this episode Ronnie talks to Cyrus about the perils or growing up with his unique last name, his humble beginnings from selling toothbrushes to being a cable operaor to setting up the behemoth that is UTV. He also sheds light on his theatre days, his parents, his foray into the world of online education with upGrad and his new podcast 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' right here on the IVM podcasts network.

Follow Ronnie on twitter @RonnieScrewvala

You can catch up on previous episodes of 'The Ronnie Screwvala Podcast' here: https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-ronnie-screwvala-podcast

You can listen/download to the audiobook version of Ronnie's bestselling book 'Dream With Your Eyes Open' on the IVM podcasts app & website: https://ivmpodcasts.com/dwyeo

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Ep. 371: Cock & Bull feat. Suman Kumar, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull, Cyrus is joined by comedian, screenwriter, and author Suman Kumar, along with Amit and Abbas. The four of them discuss about Shahid Afridi's bizarre revelations in his book, NaMo's comment about Rajiv Gandhi and whether it was in bad taste, Akshay Kumar's Canadian citizenship, CBSE results and the barrage of toppers, CJI Gogoi being cleared by house panel Cyrus' opinion on GOT (don't worry no spoilers) and more.

Check out Suman's website: http://sumankumar.com

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

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Ep. 370: LANSO: Nigel's kicking, Malinga's revival & who will lift the cup?

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This week on our cricket special Left Arm Not So Orthodox (LANSO) Cyrus is joined by TV producer and cricket buff Mohit Mahale. The two of them start off by discussing what a thriller of a T20 tournament it has been this year, they then talk about the unruly behaviour of umpire Nigel Long, the play off teams left in the tournament, why the Mumbai-Chennai match is poised to be a close one, Lasith Malinga's revival, the correct place for Vijay Shekhar in the batting order and finally make a prediction for who they think will win the cup.

Ep. 369: Feat. Raunak Kapoor

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by the principle presenter at ESPN and commentator at AIR - Raunak Kapoor. Raunak and Cyrus talk about how Raunak became head boy in school, his hilarious story about getting a job at All India Radio and how cricket commentary has evolved. Raunak also recollects 2 very funny anecdotes involving a South African batsmen and an Australian spin bowler, and names some of the best people he has worked with.

Follow Raunak on twitter at @RaunakRK

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Ep. 368: Cock & Bull feat. Punit Pania, Aakash Mehta and Abbas

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It's time for another Cock & Bull, and this time its 4 comedians on the panel (or at least comedians in their own eyes). Joining Cyrus are Aakash Mehta, Punit Pania (nursing a broken toe) and the usual suspect Abbas Momin. The four of them discuss a range of topics from the low voter turnout in Mumbai to the record shattering box office of Avengers: Endgame, to sense of humour (or the lack of it) in politicians to political funding, contraceptive jewellery and much much more.

Follow Aakash on twitter @kuchbhimehta 

Follow Punit on twitter @Punit_Pania 

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Ep. 367: LANSO: The Mumbai-Kolkata match, Andre Russell's comments & the top 4 teams

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On this week's episode of our cricket special 'Left Arm not So Orthodox' - LANSO Cyrus is joined by stand-up comedians Aakash Mehta & Punit Pania, They discuss Steve Smith's performance as skipper, the Mumbai & Kolkata match which Mumbai lost, the weird colours of the Rajasthan team, which teams are likely to take the top 4 spots and test Punit's knowledge of the current roster of IPL players.

Follow Aakash on twitter @kuchbhimehta 

Follow Punit on twitter @Punit_Pania 

Ep. 366: Feat. Perzen Patel

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus talks to food blogger and restaurateur Perzen Patel, the lady behind 'Bawi Bride'. They talk about the love and evolution of Parsi cuisine, funny village names in New Zealand and her new podcast 'Not Just Dhansak'.

You can listen to episodes of 'Not Just dhansak' here: https://ivmpodcasts.com/not-just-dhansak

Follow Perzen on twitter @PerzenP & on instagram @perzenpatel 

Check out the Bawi Bride website: http://www.bawibride.com/

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Ep. 365: Cock & Bull feat. Raunak Kapoor, Chuck Gopal and Amit

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This week on Cock & Bull Cyrus Broacha is joined by principal ESPNcricinfo presenter & cricket commentator Raunak Kapoor along with host of the podcast Simblified, and pun guru Chuck Gopal and of course IVM founder Amit Doshi.

The 4 of them discuss Sadhvi Pragya's recent statements and the outcry around it, Vistara airlines facing backlash on social media over a picture with GD Bakshi, TikTok being taken down from app stores, CJI Ranjan Gogoi's harassment case and the precedent it sets, Ukraine choosing a comedian president (could Cyrus be next?) and the Mueller report.

Follow Raunak on twitter at @RaunakRK 

Follow Chuck on twitter at @chuck_gopal 

Listen to all episodes of Simblified here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/simblified

If you like this episode you'll also like Chuck's weekly newsletter with Tony Sebastian 'The Third Slip': https://tinyletter.com/the-third-slip/archive

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Ep. 364: LANSO: Ben Stokes - Biggest failure for Rajasthan, Inconsistency of teams

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This week on Left Arm Not So Orthodox Cyrus is joined by Co-Founder of The Fan Garage CP Thomas. The two of them talk about Dhoni's 84* knock against Bangalore, Ben Stokes turning out to be the biggest failure for Rajasthan and the inconsistency of the bottom 6 teams of the ongoing T20 tournament.

Ep. 363: Feat. Natasha Malpani Oswal

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus sits down with the multifaceted Natasha Malpani Oswal. She's studied immunology, has gotten an education from Stanford, Cambridge and Oxford, has worked in impact investing, built start ups between Silicon Valley, London and India, she currently heads Dice Media and if that's not all she recently published her first book of poetry titled 'Boundless'. Tune in as Natasha talks to Cyrus about her fascinating journey and finds common ground with him on Mumbai traffic.

Follow Natasha on instagram at @natashamalpanioswal

You can order a copy of 'Boundless' here: https://www.amazon.in/Boundless-Natasha-Malpani-Oswal/dp/9387282988

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

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Ep. 362: Cock & Bull feat. Vivek Kaul, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined in the studio by economist, author & columnist,Vivek Kaul along with Amit and Abbas. The 4 of them discuss a range of topics from the cost of elections, predicting who will win with how many seats, to the first picture of a black hole to how many working hours in a day are productive? All this and much more on this week's 'Cock & Bull'.

You can follow Vivek on twitter @kaul_vivek 

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Ep. 361: LANSO: India's World Cup squad, Mumbai's performance over the week & poor umpiring

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This week on Left Arm Not So Orthodox Cyrus is joined by author, columnist, economist and cricket enthusiast Vivek Kaul. THe two of them talk about The recently announced 15 member Indian world cup squad. Was dropping Rishabh Pant in favour of Dinesh Karthik the right decision? Will the players be given cups of Koffee to train them for the tournament? Find out. They also ponder over the performance of the Mumbai team and their performance against Hyderabad and Bangalore, as well as the poor umpiring decisions in the ongoing T20 tournament.

Ep. 360: Feat. Cyrus Oshidar

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It's an abundance of Cyruses on this week's episode as MD of 101 India, creative director of Bawa Broadcasting and the man who put Mtv India on the map Cyrus Oshidar is in the studio. In this crazy episode the 2 Cyrus' talk about:

  • Oshidar's early days in London, his stints at the London School of Economics & working in a bank,

  • How staying with a Gujju aunty gave Mtv India its iconic tagline

  • Oshidar's past as a writer of erotica.

  • What was the "Mtv style" promo

  • What led to the creation of 101 india
    and more...

Follow Cyrus Oshidar on instagram @cyrusoshidar

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

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Ep. 359: Cock & Bull feat. Aakash Mehta, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull stand-up comic and co-host of the podcast VartaLab Aakash Mehta returns to the studio to join Cyrus, Amit and Abbas. The four of them discuss NaMo TV, Tik Tok ban, whether we'll ever see a US presidential type debate in India, typos in the BJP manifesto and have a heated showdown about economic schemes.

Follow Aakash on instagram at @kuchbhimehta

Listen to all episodes of VartaLab here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/vartalab

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

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Ep. 358: LANSO: Turning Pitches, Andre Russel & Batsmen's Advantage

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On this week's LANSO Cyrus is joined by comedian Aakash Mehta and the two of them talk about the fixtures that went by in the week including the Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Delhi matches

They also discuss the performance of Andre Russell as well as the advantage batsmen have over bowlers in the T20 format.