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

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

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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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

This episode of Cyrus Says is powered by Storytel: https://www.storytel.com/in/en/
Use the link storytel.com/ivm to get a 30 day free trial as opposed to a 14 day free trial.

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
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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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

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. 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 

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

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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/

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

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. 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

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
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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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
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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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

Ep. 356: Cock & Bull feat. Aishwarya Mohanraj, Amit and Abbas

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Yes it is a Friday edition of Cock & Bull for a change. Joining Cyrus this week is stand-up comedian and girl who makes her parents famous on instagram - Aishwarya Mohanraj, along with usual suspects Amit and Abbas. The 4 of them discuss Brexit not exactly Brexiting, whether naked protests are effective, PM Modi's dig at RaGa for fighting a 'non-hindu' seat, Vineet Agarwal's "KAMAL KAMAL" speech, the Congress' manifesto, and since its Batman's 80th anniversary their favourite iterations of the dark knight.

Follow Aishwarya on instagram @aishwaryamrj

Check out details of Aishwarya's one-hour stand-up special here: https://www.facebook.com/events/386671385499591/

Listen to the episode of 'The Seen and The Unseen' with guest Shashi Tharoor here: https://ivm.today/TSUS-102

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

Ep. 354: Feat. Trupti Khamkar

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Joining Cyrus this week is actor, comedian, podcaster and the girl with the infectious laughter - Trupti Khamkar. Trupti and Cyrus talk about how an ill fitting costume led to her pursuing acting, the diamond ring she never won on TV, performing at the Shakespeare's globe, meeting Judi Dench her Marathi podcast Gol Gappa, which Cyrus feels is like "Cyrus Says in Marathi".

Listen to all episodes of Trupti's podcast 'Gol Gappa' here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/gol-gappa

Follow Trupti on instagram @actortrupti 

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

Ep. 353: Cock & Bull feat. Guru Narayan, Amit and Abbas

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It's the third episode of 'Cyrus Says' this week! Joining Cyrus on this week's Cock & Bull is Guru Narayan: comedian, organiser of events worker at a company with 2 very defining letters (find out on the show) & our south Indian corresondent. The 4 of them discuss the PIL against the expression "Alibaug Se Aaya Hai Kya", BJP being accused of code plagiarism, Rahul Gandhi's promise of ₹72,000/year income, the Mueller report and much more.

Follow Komedy Countdown's facebook page to stay up to date on their gigs: https://www.facebook.com/komedycountdown/

Follow Guru Narayan on instagram at @petti_guru

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

Ep. 352: LANSO - Opening T20 matches & Ashwin's "Mankad" controversy

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This week Cyrus Broacha is in the studio with Chennai comedian Gurunarayan. Cyrus and Guru discuss the opening fixtures of the T20 tournament, Dhoni's impact on the Chennai team, the effect on the World Cup squad and R. Ashwin's on field controversy.

Ep. 350: AMA Special feat. IVM Hosts - Varun Duggirala, Dinkar Dwivedi, Naren Shenoy, Amit and Abbas

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It's our 350th episode! As we inch closer to Brian Lara's ultimate record of 400 we take this week to do an AMA's only episode. Joining Cyrus on this episode is an eclectic roundtable of hosts from other IVM shows. We have Varun Duggirala of 'Advertising is Dead', Naren Shenoy of 'Simblified', Dinkar Dwivedi of 'Geek Fruit' and the usual suspects Amit and Abbas who themselves host 'Shunya One' & 'Dating is Garbage' respectively.

For close to 90 minutes we answer your burning questions and the conversations veer off to heaven/hell, the human centipede, Cyrus' half remembered appraisal memories, "shivviness", the future of podcasting and much much more.

Thank you to everyone who wrote in and here's to 350 more!

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

Ep. 348: Cock & Bull feat. Siddharth Dudeja, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull. Cyrus is joined by comedian Siddharth Dudeja, Amit and Abbas, The 4 of them talk about Nirav Modi's Ostrich leather jacket, Surf Excel's Holi ad, Lok Sabha election dates being announced, Congress refusing to support AAP, Barbie paying homage to Dipa Karmakar and more.

Before the AMA's Cyrus and Siddharth talk at length about the 5 players they believe will shine in the upcoming IPL.. (This part is from
32:55 till 46:58)

Watch Siddharth's latest stand-up clip here: https://youtu.be/FgBRhU09Tmw

Follow Siddharth on twitter @sidudeja 

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

Ep. 347: Feat. Niveditha Prakasam

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On this week's Cyrus Says, we have in our studio the winner of the reality show 'Queens of Comedy' - the witty, smart and super talented Nivedita Prakasam. Cyrus and Nivedita chat about her experience on the show, how growing up and dating is very different in small town India (much to Cyrus' disbelief), how a forwarded e-mail helped her qualify for the show, how her engineering skills might or might not help on an airplane and what she plans to do next.

Follow Niveditha on twitter @nivprakasam 

Also check out these other IVM shows Niveditha was a guest on:

Varta Lab S02E10: http://ivmpodcasts.com/vartalab-episode-list/2019/1/7/s02-e10-feat-niveditha-prakasam

IVM Likes Ep. 92: http://ivmpodcasts.com/ivm-likes-episode-list/2018/10/22/ep-92-wholesome-gal-some?rq=Niveditha

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
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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

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

Ep. 340: Valentine's Day Special feat. Ayesha Broacha, Kunal Vijayakar & Amit Doshi

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It's a VD special (that's Valentine's Day and NOT venereal disease) on Cock & Bull. Joining Cyrus on this episode is Ayesha, his real wife and Kunal, the man many people believe to be his wife. To add more fun to the madness Amit Doshi joins in. Over the course of roughly an hour Cyrus recollects the last romantic Valentine's date he and Ayesha had, Ayesha and Kunal reveal if Cyrus really is a cheapskate, the trio reveal their V-Day plans for this year, and we round it off with a 'normal' cock & bull topic along with the AMA's.

NOTE: Earphones/headphones recommended, because with such strong personalities on the panel you can expect the volume levels to go way up at any moment.

Please listen till the end to get a sneak peak at a new IVM show about dating also launching on 14th February called 'Dating is Garbage' hosted by Jaanam, Surbhi and Abbas, Check out the full episodes of that show here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/dating-is-garbage

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

In case you're late to the party and want to catch up on previous episodes of Cyrus Says you can do so at: www.ivmpodcasts.com/cyrussays

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/android
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios