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

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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

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Ep. 327: Satyajit Roy & Raachyeta Sharma of The Open Library Project

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On this week's Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by Raachyeta Sharma and Satyajit Roy of the Open Library Project. The 3 of them discuss:

  • Raachyeta's jump from a banking job to running a library

  • Why Satyjit is called 'Onion Knight'

  • Cyrus's favourite books and obsession with history

  • Satyajit and Raachyeta's podcast ablut books called 'Paperback'

  • Reading habits in India

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You can follow the Open Library Project on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/openlibraryproject/

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Ep. 305: Feat. Vrushali Telang

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This week on Cyrus Says we have author and ex TV producer Vrushali Telang. Cyrus and Vrushali talk about:

  • The geography of Mumbai

  • The racy short story she wrote in Std X

  • The Parsi influence in her writing

  • How her screenplay turned into a book

  • Memories of producing 'Mtv Loveline'

The hilarious Gopal Dutt joins them for the AMA's

You can buy Vrushali's new book 'Prime Time Crime' here

You can follow Vrushali on twitter @vrushalitelang

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Ep. 276: Feat Raja Sen

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus talks to film critic and writer Raja Sen, who shares his non-linear career path, his stint in the world of advertising and the thorny road of film criticism in India. Cyrus and Raja also answer some quirky questions from our listeners.

You can purchase Raja's book here: https://www.amazon.com/My-First-Matinee-Baker-World/dp/0143441310

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Ep. 252: Feat. Author Vedashree Khambete-Sharma

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This week on Cyrus Says, we meet author and advertising wiz Vedashree Kambete. She talks to Cyrus about her whirlwind career in the world of advertising, not giving up her surname after marriage and what drives her to derive humor from life and create unique stories.
She also drops a massive fact about the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys books.

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Ep. 209 feat. Writer-Comedian Sorabh Pant

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, writer-comedian Sorabh Pant joins Cyrus to talk about:

  • How Cyrus inspired him to pursue stand-up comedy.
  • His new book 'Pawan - The Flying Accountant' and how he came about the idea.
  • How much money he makes per day.
  • Why he feels bad for ISIS.

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