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

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. 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
or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

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. 342: Cock & Bull feat. Navin Noronha, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull Navin Noronha returns to the studio along with Amit and Abbas. The four of them discuss the Pulwama attack, its repercussions, fallouts and possible way forward in the first half. In the second half they touch upon Trump's tweet storm against Saturday Night Live, their love for Keeping up with the Kardashians (yep!), the success of 'Gully Boy', and Mumbai's comedy venue Canvas Laugh Club's failure to pay their performers.

Follow Navin on twitter @HouseOfNoronha 

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. 341: Feat. Y.P Singh & Abha Singh

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On Ep. 341 of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by lawyer power couple Y.P and Abha Singh. They discuss what it takes to stand up to authority in court, the growing corruption in india, how they handle high profile cases that garner media attention and how the 'Me Too' movement has affected court cases.Kunal Vijaykar and Amit Doshi join them for the AMA's.

Follow Y.P. Singh on twitter at @yogeshpsingh 

Follow Abha Singh on twitter at @abha_ypsingh

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

Ep. 339: Feat. Neville Shah

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by stand-up comedian and advertising professional Neville Shah. Neville talks about:

  • Going to the same school as Freddie Mercury

  • His half Parsi, half Gujrati parentage

  • Why he might be famous in Czechoslovakia

  • How the worst year in his life led to a comedy special

  • Why he decided to keep a day job

  • His post SnG plans

Follow Neville on instagram @craziebawa

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. 338: Cock & Bull feat. Punit Pania, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by comedian Punit Pania along with Amit and Abbas. The 4 of them discuss:

  • The CBI-police tussle in Kolkata

  • Crowdsourcing political manifestos

  • The interim budget

  • Dating cockroaches

  • The Superbowl

  • The whiteness/brown-ness of names

You can follow Punit on twitter @Punit_Pania 

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. 337: Author & Journalist Moupia Basu

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On this week's episode Cyrus is joined by Moupia Basu, author of 'The Queen's Last Salute'. Cyrus and Moupia talk about:

  • Why she chose to write a book about the Rani of Jhansee

  • Falling in love with Orccha

  • The objectives of the 1857 mutiny

  • What drove Laxmibai to become a warrior

  • Historical fiction in Bollywood

  • The diversity of Indian history

You can buy 'The Queen's Last Salute' here: https://amzn.to/2Rv43D9 or at your nearest bookstore.

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. 336: Cock & Bull feat. Amit, Abbas and Ashish

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Amit, Abbas & Ashish. On the first half Ashish, Cyrus and Abbas (but mostly Cyrus and Ashish) discuss cricket - India's victory over New Zealand, how the IPL will affect the World Cup and Pakistani captain Sarfaraz Ahmed's suspension over racist comments. In case you want to skip the cricket talk you can fast forward to 23:03 where Amit Doshi joins them in the second half for a discussion on Priyanka Gandhi, hacking EVM's, the Bharat ratna controversy and a man in Kerala who skipped his wedding for football.

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. 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

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. 334: Cock & Bull feat. Anand Sivakumaran, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull, Cyrus is joined by writer Anand Sivakumaran who talks about his debut novel 'Natasha Mehra Must Die'. Also joining the panel are Amit and Abbas. The four of them talk about:

  • The US government shutdown & Trump-Pelosi tussle

  • The controversial art exhibition at Loyola college

  • India getting its own apparel size

  • Rahul & Sonia skipping the mahagathbandhan meet in Kolkata

  • Private FM channels being allowed to broadcast news

Check out Cyrus' interview episode with Anand here: https://ivm.today/CS-282

You can listen to Anand's podcast Croc's Tales here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/crocs-tales

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 Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

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

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 Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 331: Feat. Entrepreneur Revathi Roy

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by entrepreneur Revathi Roy, founder of HeyDeeDee - India's first all women delivery service. She talks to Cyrus about:

  • Her entrepreneurial journey

  • Her love of cars & driving

  • Participating in a car rally while 8 months pregnant

  • How positive thinking helped her through tough times

  • Being on the cover of Forbes magazine

Check out Revathi's website: http://revathiroy.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 Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 330: Cock & Bull feat. Vivek Kaul, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by author and columnist Vivek Kaul along with Amit and Abbas. The 4 of them have a lengthy chat about India's first ever test series win in Australia. They discuss shortcomings of the Aussie squad, the emerging Indian players and the impact (or non impact) of this series on the 2019 world cup and the IPL. They also briefly discuss the trailers of 'Thackeray' and 'The Accidental Prime Minister', the nature of political films and the new quota bill allowing 10% reservation to the economically weak.

You call follow Vivek Kaul on twitter @kaul_vivek 

You can order Vivek's Easy Money trilogy here

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

Follow Cyrus Says on Facebook: https://goo.gl/Ekg9Iy

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 Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 329: Feat. Habit Coach Ashdin Doctor

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by habit coach Ashdin Doctor. Cyrus and Ashdin talk about:

  • Making tiny positive changes in your life

  • The importance of meditation

  • How nutrition, sleep and anatomy affect mental health

  • How Ashdin got into coaching

  • His new podcast called 'The Habit Coach'

Listen to all episodes of the Habit Coach here: http://ivmpodcasts.com/the-habit-coach

You can follow Ashdin on instagram @ashdindoc

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 Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 17: (Rebroadcast): Ashwin Mushran

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This week we're digging into our vaults and rebroadcasting an early episode where Cyrus spoke to actor Ashwin Mushran.

On this episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus & Ashwin talk:

  • Pedestrian/motorist angst

  • Growing up in Bihar

  • Ahsiwn's cameo appearance in 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace'

  • Led Zepellin's Bombay Sessions

  • Working on a daily soap

  • Cyrus answers listener questions

Follow Ashwin Mushran on twitter: @ashwinmushran

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 Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 25: (Rebroadcast) Feat. Azeem Banatwalla

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This week we're digging into our vaults and rebroadcasting an early episode where Cyrus spoke to comedian Azeem Banatwalla.

Cyrus talks to Azeem about

  • How he got into comedy

  • Azeem talks about getting his engineering degree

  • Azeem's viral Gujarati tourist bit

  • Nipples so much talk about nipples.

  • IPL team bans & legalized gambling

  • The astounding scale of Vyapam

  • Bobby Jindal

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 Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/