Ep. 43: Disrupting Journalism

On this week's best bits of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Karthik is joined by Founder of Scroll.in, Samir Patil and Founder of Better India, Dhimant Parekh.

In the first half of the show, Samir talks about starting a hardcore journalistic platform in a digital era where news competes with entertainment.

In the second part of the show, Dhimant talks about the journey of him and his wife curating a blog of news reporting stories and how in just 3 years it's transformed into a full-fledged business that the company has raised. Tune in.

Listen to Samir's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-06
Listen to Dhimant's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-09

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Ep. 42: Journey Of An Idea

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Another week, another best bits of The Filter Koffee Podcast. This week Karthik is joined by Founder & Creative Head of Tiqui-Taka, Jigar Fernandes and Partner at IDEA-RS, R.Sridhar. In the first half of the show, Jigar talks about the famous Ambuja Cement ad featuring The Great Khali and explains the journey of an idea. In the second half, Sridhar discusses how to brainstorm more effectively as a team. Tune in.

Listen to Jigar's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-07
Listen to Sridhar's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-24

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Ep. 41: Breaking Alcohol Myths

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This week's best of The Filter Koffee Podcast consists of two great connoisseurs when it comes to alcohol. Karthik is joined by Brand Director at Kyndal Group, Pushpanjali Banerji and Co-Founder of Qla & Founder of iWine, Prateek Arora.

In the first part of the conversation, Pushpanjali talks about the myths in the alcohol industry in India and how the consumption of whiskey has increased tremendously here.

In the second part of the conversation, Prateek busts a few more myths about alcohol and answers the deeply rooted question, "If I leave a red in my cupboard for years, does it actually age?" Tune in.

Listen to Pushpanjali's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-04
Listen to Prateek's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-30

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Ep. 40: Fighting The Good Fight

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On this week's best bits of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Karthik is joined by Animal Activist, Anand Siva and Founder of Medianama.com, Nikhil Pahwa. In the first half of the conversation, Anand talks about the hunting of tigress, Avni. In the second part, Nikhil discusses the weeks leading up to the battle on net neutrality and the challenges associated with it. Tune in.

Listen to Anand's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-05
Listen to Nikhil's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-12

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Ep. 39: The Sport You Didn't Know About

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On this week's best bits of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Karthik is joined by Sachin Kalbag and Akshat Rathee. Together they talk about two different sports that we rarely hear about. In the first half, Karthik talks to Sachin about sumo wrestling and how sumo wrestlers keep themselves fit. In the second half of the conversation, he talks to Akshat about E-sports and how it's becoming one of the biggest viewed sports in the world. Tune in.

Listen to Sachin's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-18
Listen to Akshat's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-23

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Ep. 38: Bard Of Blood

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We have a special episode on The Filter Koffee Podcast featuring the cast of the newly released Netflix Original series, 'Bard of Blood'. On this episode, Karthik talks to Emraan Hashmi, Sobhita Dhulipala and Ribhu Dasgupta. Together, they give us a glimpse of the show and the stories behind creating this intriguing drama series! Tune in to listen to how they have adapted Bilal Siddiqi's novel into an action-thrilling Indian fictional espionage.

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Ep. 37: Cricket From An Analyst's Lens

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This week on the best of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Karthik talks to Ramky S and Amit Varma. Together, they explain the analysis of cricket through their own perspective. In the first half, Ramky, who essentially brought the concept of Moneyball to Indian cricket talks about the year 2003, when India toured Australia under coach John Wright. In the second half, Amit discusses how lessons from Texas Hold'em Poker can be applied to cricket. Tune in.

Listen to Ramky S's episode here - https://ivm.today/FKP-02
Listen to Amit Varma's episode here - https://ivm.today/TFK-27

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Ep. 36: Of Comics And Entrepreneurs

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This week, we bring you the best bits of The Filter Koffee Podcast's journey by combining two different episodes with a similar theme. On this episode, Karthik is joined by 2 guests, Karthik Kumar, and Ashish Shakya. They are chalk and cheese when it comes to their careers or even their brand of comedy. These two episodes give a glimpse into how the unlikely journey began for them and how they found their paths in comedy in the most unconventional ways.

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Ep. 35: The Journey So Far

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On this episode, IVM Podcasts Co-Founder, Kavita Rajwade and Karthik take you through the journey of The Filter Koffee Podcast. Together, they discuss what happened behind the scenes of all the episodes and the prep required to make them happen. They highlight their favourite memories from renowned guests and talk about what to look forward to in the show's future. Tune in.

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Ep. 34: Let's Talk About Caste

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On this week's episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Karthik is joined by the Director, Research of Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices, Pradeep Narayanan. Pradeep eloquently breaks down the caste system in India and how it provides certain privileges as well denies certain things due to affirmative actions. Tune in.

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Ep. 32: The Business of Speaking

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This week on The Filter Koffee Podcast, Karthik Nagarajan talks to Outlier Marketer and the Founder of Krea, Pravin Shekar. He discusses his newly launched book, how to get my first paid speaking gig? Pravin also talks about professional speaking, its challenges, and techniques and highlights the efforts it takes to talk at high stake events.

You can follow Pravin Shekar on twitter: @pravinshekar

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Ep. 31: The Citymakers

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Host Karthik Nagarajan talks to the Facilitator of CityMakers Mission International & President of Forum Against Corruption & Threats (FACT), Dr. Indu Prakash Singh. They talk about urban and rural development. Dr. Indu Prakash Singh is a Human Rights Defender who has been aiding the homeless or as he likes to call them 'CityMakers' since the past 20 years. He discusses problems faced by destitute people and how as a nation we need to change our perspective towards them.

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Ep. 30: For The Love Of Wine

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This week, Karthik Nagarajan is joined by Co-Founder of Qla & Founder of iWine, Prateek Arora. In their conversation, they debunk the common myths on wine and discuss why wine should be considered a form of art.

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Ep. 29: Yours Seriously

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In this week's episode, host Karthik Nagarajan is joined by stand-up comic, writer and columnist Ashish Shakya. In this conversation, he talks about his journey from being a writer in a youth magazine to doing stand-up to being a part of a comedy collective. He also talks about the evolution of comedy in India.

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Ep. 27: The Math Of Sports

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On The Filter Koffee Podcast, host Karthik Nagarajan is joined by award-winning journalist and fellow podcaster Amit Varma. In this conversation, they discuss the role of metrics and numbers in sports analytics and the metamorphosis of different cricket formats. All this and much more in the episode.

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Ep. 23: Indian Pop Culture 2.0 - Decoding The World of E-sports

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Last week with E3 announcing the upcoming games for the year, we have with us Akshat Rathee, Founder and Managing Director, NODWIN Gaming in conversation with host Karthik Nagarajan. They discuss the past, present and the future of gaming culture in India. They also talk about the growing career opportunities in the gaming industry and how pubg became a world famous phenomenon?

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Ep. 22: Decoding Indian Pop Culture 2.0

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On this episode, host Karthik Nagarajan is joined by his colleagues from Wavemaker, Abhishek Chandran, Head of Advocacy and Vineet Kanabar, Head (W) Content Partnerships.

They talk about their introduction to Indian pop culture and the rock scene in the early 2000s - Gigpad, Independence Rock Festival and Control Alt Delete (CAD). They also talk about the initial days and growth of comedy.

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Ep. 21: India's Forgotten Wars - With Others And Within

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On this week's episode, host Karthik Nagarajan is joined by journalist and author Raghu Karnad. They talk about the rise in the number of women in the Indian army, the geopolitical reasons why Britain found it necessary to strengthen the Indian army, the wars that took place within the country, and the problems faced by tribals in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills.

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Ep. 19: Brands In 70mm with Ajay Mehta

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Is theatrical cinema dying?
Ajay Mehta, Founder, and MD of Interactive Television Pvt. Ltd. joins Karthik Nagarajan to talk about the changing trends in the cinema viewing experience. They also talk about the revenue models followed by Indian cinema halls, the market for independent and regional cinemas and the impact of watching an advertisement on a big screen.

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Ep. 18: Rumble in the Dohyō with Sachin Kalbag

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This week, host Karthik Nagarajan is joined by Sachin Kalbag, the Executive Editor at Hindustan Times. Sachin talks about all things 'Sumo Wrestling'- its origins, traditions, diet, money and more. Also, learn some interesting Japanese sumo terminologies.

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