Ep. 414: Feat. Chef Vinesh Johny

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On episode 414 of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by pastry Vinesh Johny, co-founder and executive chef at Lavonne academy of baking science and pastry arts. Vinesh and Cyrus talk about how him and his partners chose the name 'Lavonne', growing up in Bangalore, getting interested in hotel management, how competitive the pastry school entrance procedure is, the secret behind 'black forest', what are mood pills (it's much sweeter than you imagine), and his experience at the world skills competition.

Find out more about Lavonne academy here: https://www.lavonne.in/

Follow Chef Vinesh on instagram here: @vineshjohny

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Ep. 405: Feat. Aniruddha Guha & Janice Sequiera

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This week on Cyrus Says we have a crossover episode. Aniruddha Guha and Janice Sequiera of the podcast 'Mr. & Mrs. Binge-Watch' join Cyrus in the studio. The three of them talk about Janice's online show 'social media star' and put the stars she's interviewed through the Cyrus scanner, argue over what counts for an 'official remake', discuss about how spouses with different tastes in film and TV get along and Aniruddha recounts an interesting story from the first time he visited the Times Now office.

Listen to all episodes of 'Mr. & Mrs. Binge-Watch' here: https://ivmpodcasts.com/binge-watch

Follow Janice on twitter @janiceseq85 

Follow Aniruddha on twitter @AniGuha 

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Ep. 399: Feat. Mahrukh Inayet

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On Cyrus Says this week Cyrus is joined by senior TV journalist and news editor Mahrukh Inayet. Mahrukh talks to Cyrus about the diminishing opposition in the parliament, her journey from growing up in Kashmir to studying at Harvard, witnessing the aftermath of 9/11, her experience reporting the 26/11 attack from the ground and her podcast 'The Note with Mahrukh Inayet'.

Follow Mahrukh on twitter @mahrukhinayet 

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Ep. 397: Predicting the World Cup semi-finals

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On this week's LANSO, as the world cup enters the business end of the tournament Cyrus is joined by stand-up comics and sports enthusiasts Aakash Mehta and Mikhail Almeida. The 3 of them discuss the likely outcomes of the two semi-finals between India and New Zealand and Australia and England and assess India's chances of going on to the final. They also briefly discuss Usman Khwaja and how the world cup will fuel the upcoming Ashes series between England and Australia.

Ep. 393: Feat. Amish Tripathi

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by one of India's best selling authors - Amish Tripathi. Amish talks about the shared universe of all his books, and how he drops hints through all his books, his trick of ending books on cliffhangers, the rich and inclusive history of ancient India, and his brand new book in the Ramchandra series: Raavan - Enemy of Aryavarta.

You can order Amish's new book here: https://ivm.today/2XaFKxk

Follow Amish on twitter @authoramish 

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Ep. 391: LANSO - India vs Afghanistan nail biter and dark horses Bangladesh

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On this week's LANSO Cyrus and Abbas are in the studio discussing the close matches that happened in the week gone by. India's nail biting clash with Afghanistan that exposed the chink in India's middle order, West Indies' heartbreaking loss against New Zealand and Bangladesh emerging as the dark horse of the tournament.

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

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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. 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. 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

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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. 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

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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

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Ep. 357: Feat. Dr. Vishakha Shivdasani

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Joining Cyrus this week is nutritionist and general physician Dr. Vishakha Shivdasani. Cyrus and Vishakha talk about her early years and how she was an "outstanding" student, Vishakha clears up Cyrus' confusion about the professions of dieticians, health coaches and doctors. They also discuss the nature of workspace wellness and lifestyle ailments.

Follow Dr. Vishakha's facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/DrVishakhaShivdasani/

Follow her on instagram @doctorvee 

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Ep. 349: Feat. Amber Rana

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On this week's Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by corporate lawyer and podcaster Amber Rana. Amber talks to Cyrus about his army background, how the recent spat of jingoism is detrimental to actual patriotism, what he plans to achieve from his podcast 'Know Your Kanoon', how he happened to take up issues relating to women's safety and more.

Follow Amber on instagram @amber_rana_

Catch all episode of Amber's podcast 'Know Your Kanoon' here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/know-your-kanoon

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Ep. 343: Feat. Meghnad S.

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by policy professional, parliament nerd, Youtube creator and podcast host Meghnad S. Meghnad sheds light on working with parliamentarians, the scenes inside the parliament, the mind bending anti-defection law, his favourite speakers and much more. He also tells us about his new podcast 'How to Citizen' right here on the IVM network. Amit Doshi later joins in for the AMA's.

You can listen to episodes of 'How to Citizen' here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/how-to-citizen or any podcasting app.

You can follow Meghnad on twitter @memeghnad & on instagram @meghnads

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Ep. 333: Feat. Writer Devang Pathak

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by writer, journalist and founder of 'Was That Funny' - Devang Pathak. Cyrus and Devang talk about:

  • The first meeting between the two (which Cyrus totally forgot)

  • Why critiquing Indian stand-up comedy is necessary

  • What gave Devang the idea to start wasthatfunny.in

  • The English-Hindi divide: is it real or a myth?

  • Has the scene changed post the #MeToo movement?

Follow Devang on twitter: @DevangPat 

You can check out Devang's reviews and coverage of Indian stand-up at www.wasthatfunny.in

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Ep. 332: Cock & Bull feat. Kajol Srinivasan, Amit, and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull, Cyrus is joined by stand-up comedian Kajol Srinivasan, Amit and Abbas. The four of them have a heated discussion about Hardik Pandya & K.L. Rahul's appearance on Koffee with Karan. They also discuss Rajkumar Hirani's sexual harassment case, Rahul Gandhi being accused of sexism, Indian army chief's statement about homosexuals not being allowed in the army, the filed charge sheet in Kanhaiya Kumar's sedition case, and Whatsapp co-founder selling his Porsche's.

You can follow Kajol Srinivasan on twitter @LOLrakshak

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