Ep. 390: Feat. Jerry Pinto

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by professor, poet, author, and man who loves to take long walks - Jerry Pinto. Jerry talks about being a math tutor in his teens and a certain celebrity student he tried to teach, his experience of winning a national award, and his offbeat method of teaching. In the second half he traces his writing career - from writing 28 pieces in one paper to putting his experiences with his mother into his novel 'Em and the Bog Hoom'. He even puts Cyrus' writing through a critical lens.

Follow Jerry Pinto on instagram @mahimkajerry

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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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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.

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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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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. 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. 351: Feat. Abuzar Akhtar & Kookie Gulati

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by playback singer Abuzar Akhtar and filmmaker and producer Kookie Gulati. Abuzar talks to Cyrus about his tumultuous journey from a businessman in Dubai to a playback singer in Bollywood and how he made the switch int he second half of his life. He surprises Cyrus by talking about just how late in life he and others around hiim discovered his talent. Kookie joins in to talk about his discovery of Abuzar and how he started out with 'Tunak Tunak' which leads to hilarious recollections by Cyrus and how Abuzar's "Speaker phatt jaye" number in 'Total Dhamaal' happened.

Look out for Abuzar srenading us with his songs on the episode.

Follow Abuzar on instagram on @abuzarakhtarofficial

Follow Kookie Gulati on instagram @kookievgulati

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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

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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. 272: Feat. Clinton Cerejo

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This week on Cyrus Says, we meet ace music composer Clinton Cerejo. He opens up about:

  • His collaboration A.R. Rahman and Michael Bolton.

  • How his first experience of conducting music started in school.

  • What he felt like when he visited Berkeley.

  • What the Coke Studio experience was like.

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Ep. 270: Feat. Gauri Devidayal

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, we meet Gauri Devidayal (@gauridetails), an ace entrepreneur responsible for setting up restaurants like The Table and Magazine Street Kitchen. She talks to Cyrus about:

  • How Ally McBeal inspired her to pursue law.

  • Why she became a Chartered Accountant after pursuing law.

  • The role her husband Jay played in helping set up the restaurants.

  • Why she prefers to farm her own organic produce.

This episode is brought to you by Setu YourGut. Log on to https://www.setu.in/ for more details.

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Ep. 256: Feat. DIVINE

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Scene kya hai public!
Say hello to this week's amazing guest, the one and only Vivian Fernandes, known to the world as Divine. Tune in as he talks about:

  • Who his rap inspirations are.
  • Why he collaborated with unique artists in the country.
  • Why he rejects the several offers he gets to rap for Bollywood films.
  • What was it like working with Nucleya.
    and much more...

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Ep. 255: Cock & Bull Feat. Amit and Navin

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This week on Cock & Bull, Amit and Navin join Cyrus to discuss Jackie Shroff, Hamilton on PornHub, Danish pastries, Ramdev's marijuana campaign and of course, free speech.

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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. 248: Feat. Entrepreneur Sanjeev Gadhia

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, we meet Sanjeev Gadhia, an Indian-origin entrepreneur from Kenya. He is the founder and CEO of Astral Aviation, a cargo airline company. He opens up about what's it like growing up in Kenya, why cargo is better than passengers, and what the current state of trade is across the globe.

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Ep. 216: Cock & Bull with Amit, Mae and Vishwesh

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On this episode of Cock & Bull, Cyrus is joined by Amit, Mae and Vishwesh K. as they:

  • Sidetrack from children's day to sexual misconduct controversies.
  • Confuse Vanilla Ice with MC Hammer.
  • Discuss why Amazon should leave India before it's too late.
  • Ponder over what is the best way to have a pet dog without your spouse having a problem.

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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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Ep. 208 feat. Photographer Sooni Taraporevala

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, renowned photographer and screenwriter Sooni Taraporevala joins Cyrus to talk about:

  • Her new book 'Home in the City' that captures the city of Bombay in black and white.
  • What she feels has changed about the maximum city over the past three decades.
  • Her experience of working on the cult classic, Salaam Bombay.
  • What it was like directing Cyrus and Kunal for Little Zizou.

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Ep. 206 feat. PAWS Founder Sunish Kunju

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, PAWS founder Sunish Kunju talks to Cyrus about:

  • How he got involved in animal rescue at a very young age.
  • The many honorary positions he has held to protect animals, both stay and wild.
  • How loud bombs during Diwali are harmful to animals as well as humans.
  • What one can do to help stray animals amidst loud noises.

Happy Diwali. Make it safe for everyone around you.

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Ep. 203 feat. Daniel Fernandes

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, the incredibly hilarious Daniel Fernandes opens up about:

  • How we can fix the problem with Goa.
  • Why he was fascinated with snakes at one point.
  • How he got better at comedy by running his own rooms.
  • Why the comedy market in India is in favour of the comedians.

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