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 

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Ep. 335: Feat. Author Amrita Mahale

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by author Amrita Mahale. Amrita and Cyrus talk about:

  • Why rage and Mumbaikars go hand in hand

  • Playing 'Mosquito cricket'

  • Being influenced by Arundhati Roy

  • Tutorials in the toilet

  • Making the jump from rocket science to fiction writing

  • How her debut novel 'Milk Teeth' came about

You can buy Milk Teeth here - https://amzn.to/2DJ2G1e or wherever books are sold.

You can follow Amrita on instagram @ummrita

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. 254: Feat. Pavan Srinath

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On this episode of Cyrus Says we meet Pavan Srinath, a fellow & faculty member at Takshashila institution - an independent think tank based in Bangalore. He's a bio science geek who dropped out of a PhD and stumbled into working and teaching public policy. Hear him talk about:

  • Life at IIT Madras and its lingua franca

  • Being a slave to bacteria

  • The policy podcast he hosts called 'The Pragati Podcast'

  • Suggestions on how to fix traffic and infrastructure congestion in India's big cities.

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Ep. 228: Live at Mood Indigo with Shazia Ilmi and Sanjay Jha

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This week, we take Cyrus Says podcast live to IIT Bombay's Mood Indigo festival, and boy was it intense!

We have Shazia Ilmi (representing BJP) and Sanjay Jha (representing Congress), discussing the challenges India faces going ahead in the 2019 national elections, the recent Gujarat election close call and of course, a heavy dose of screaming at each other.

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