Ep. 387: Feat. Jaydeep Sarkar

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On episode 387, Cyrus Broacha is joined by filmmaker Jaydeep Sarkar. Jaydeep talks to Cyrus about his recent launch film for Times of India's #TImesOutAndProud campaign, his days in Stephen's college, his early days in showbiz, why he enjoys making ad films more than features, the challenges of the LGBTQIA+ community post the scrapping of sec. 377 & more.

Watch the #TimesOutAndProud campaign short film directed by Jaydeep here: https://youtu.be/-p8DFP1Tn1s

Follow Jaydeep on instagram @jdsrkar

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

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It's Cock and Bull time! Joining Cyrus is stand-up comedian & co-host of 'Varta Lab' and 'Waddaplayah' Aakash Mehta along with Amit and Abbas. They discuss Dhoni's glove controversy, Nikè introducing plus sized mannequins for their sports wear, the journalist arrested for defamation against the UP chief minister, Trump's Mars tweet and Kohli's school sending him soil from their grounds to England.

You can listen to Varta Lab here: https://ivmpodcasts.com/vartalab

You can listen to Whaddaplayah here: https://ivmpodcasts.com/waddaplayah?rq=waddaplayah

Follow Aakash on instagram at @kuchbhimehta

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Ep. 385: LANSO - India's dominance over Australia

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The world cup fever on LANSO continues. This week Cyrus is joined by comedian Aakash Mehta. The 2 of them review the India Australia game, asses what factors led to our dominating victory and also discuss about India’s upcoming games in the league stage.

Ep. 384: Feat. Tisca Chopra

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This week Cyrus is joined by the multi faceted Tisca Chopra. Actor, director, writer, producer she's worn multiple hats. On this episode Tisca talks to Cyrus about her childhood in Afghanistan, playing Lord Krishna as a 2 and a half year old, modelling for her friend's mother, catching the acting bug in college, her brand new web series 'Hostages' on Hotstar, her book meant to help newcomers and her upcoming acting and directing projects.

Follow Tisca on instagram @tiscaofficial

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Ep. 382: LANSO - Wahab Riaz's spell vs. England & the India - South Africa encounter

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It's full on World Cup fever on LANSO as Cyrus Broacha is joined by comedians Mikhail Almeida & Siddharth Dudeja (from the podcast 'Waddaplayah'). The 3 of them discuss the return of Wahab Riaz and the Pakistani team's 'bi-polar' nature both winning and losing games comprehensively. They also discuss the fairly open nature of this world cup, and pick favourites in the India-South Africa encounter,

NOTE: this show was recorded a day prior to the India vs. South Africa match.

Ep. 381: Feat. Rohit "P-Man" Pereira & Krupa Gohil

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by Rohit "P-man" Pereira & Krupa Gohil from ATKT. He calls himself the man with no genre and she threw a baby Jesus off stage once. Krupa and Rohit talk to Cyrus about tattoos, school plays, young adult fiction, working with ATKT, and their new podcast - the ATKT Talent Tent podcast.

You can follow P-man at @rohitpereira 

You can follow Krupa at @4ngery 

You can listen to all episodes of the ATKT Talent Tent podcast here: https://ivmpodcasts.com/atkt-talent-tent

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

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On the first post-election results Cock & Bull the topic of conversation that dominates is just that- The election results. Cyrus is joined by renowned author and columnist Vivek Kaul who is known for his political acumen, along with Amit and Abbas. The 4 of them talk about the thumping majority for the ruling party, the factors that drowned the opposition, what might lay ahead and also touch upon Theresa May's resignation, and comedian Aziz Ansari's shows in Mumbai.

Follow Vivek on twitter @kaul_vivek

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. 378: Feat. Mayank Shekhar

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This week Cyrus Broacha is joined by film critic, and editorial head of Mid-Day entertainment Mayank Shekhar. Mayank talks to Cyrus about the recently concluded general elections and what he made of the mood of the country while travelling, BJP's IT cell & how engaging with constituencies benefits political parties, Mayank's first meeting with Cyrus, their memories of prom night from college, Mayank's process of writing and much more.

NOTE: This episode was recorded a few days before the election results were announced.

Follow Mayank Shekhar on twitter at @mayankw14

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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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You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

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

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. 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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