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. 389: Q & A with Cyrus Broacha

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On a special episode of Cock & Bull Cyrus sits down with Amit and Abbas to answer a long list of questions which will help us know him better. What's his favourite childhood memory? What's his most prized possession? What's the funniest way he got injured? If he could eat just one thing for his entire life, what would it be? and many, many more. Tune in to what Cyrus calls his "interrogation" and get to know the man behind the myth (or the myth behind the man).

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Ep. 388: LANSO - Pak & Windies: Once champions, now fallen giants

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On this week's episode of LANSO Cyrus joins us over the phone from Phuket (where he's apparently on a secret mission sent by the BCCI) and in the studio is the producer of Cyrus Says, Abbas. Both of them look back at the much hyped but ultimately very one-sided India-Pak match, and question whether the rivalry between the two teams is now becoming more of a myth. Cyrus also briefly touches upon the dominance of Bangladesh over the West Indies and gives his take on why the decline of Pakistan and West Indies cricket teams is bad for world cricket in general.

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

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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.

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You can listen to Whaddaplayah here: https://ivmpodcasts.com/waddaplayah?rq=waddaplayah

Follow Aakash on instagram at @kuchbhimehta

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Ep. 385: LANSO - India's dominance over Australia

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The world cup fever on LANSO continues. This week Cyrus is joined by comedian Aakash Mehta. The 2 of them review the India Australia game, asses what factors led to our dominating victory and also discuss about India’s upcoming games in the league stage.

Ep. 384: Feat. Tisca Chopra

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This week Cyrus is joined by the multi faceted Tisca Chopra. Actor, director, writer, producer she's worn multiple hats. On this episode Tisca talks to Cyrus about her childhood in Afghanistan, playing Lord Krishna as a 2 and a half year old, modelling for her friend's mother, catching the acting bug in college, her brand new web series 'Hostages' on Hotstar, her book meant to help newcomers and her upcoming acting and directing projects.

Follow Tisca on instagram @tiscaofficial

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Ep. 383: Cock & Bull feat. Dinkar Dwivedi, Amit and Abbas

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On this week's Cock & Bull, Cyrus is joined by Amit Doshi, Abbas Momin and one-third of the Geek Fruit trio - Dinkar Dwivedi. They discuss some unapologetically funny and weird news from the internet and simply try to dig in deep to find logic in them.

Follow Dinkar on twitter @DinksThinks 

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Ep. 382: LANSO - Wahab Riaz's spell vs. England & the India - South Africa encounter

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It's full on World Cup fever on LANSO as Cyrus Broacha is joined by comedians Mikhail Almeida & Siddharth Dudeja (from the podcast 'Waddaplayah'). The 3 of them discuss the return of Wahab Riaz and the Pakistani team's 'bi-polar' nature both winning and losing games comprehensively. They also discuss the fairly open nature of this world cup, and pick favourites in the India-South Africa encounter,

NOTE: this show was recorded a day prior to the India vs. South Africa match.

Ep. 381: Feat. Rohit "P-Man" Pereira & Krupa Gohil

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This week on Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by Rohit "P-man" Pereira & Krupa Gohil from ATKT. He calls himself the man with no genre and she threw a baby Jesus off stage once. Krupa and Rohit talk to Cyrus about tattoos, school plays, young adult fiction, working with ATKT, and their new podcast - the ATKT Talent Tent podcast.

You can follow P-man at @rohitpereira 

You can follow Krupa at @4ngery 

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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.

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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. 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. 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.

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Follow him on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/almeidamikhail/

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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. 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

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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.