S03 E08: C. Pallavi Rao Narvekar

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C. Pallavi Rao Narvekar hails from a family of journalists but chose to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Geography. Her childhood love for radio got her to also pursue a full-fledged career as a Radio Jockey and also doing Voice Overs. Everything was going on well in her life when one day she was told she cannot speak. Imagine a Radio Jockey with no voice. She was diagnosed with cancer and she lost her voice post her Thymectomy surgery, one of her vocal cords got paralyzed. The doctor sealed her career and passion for the radio medium by telling her that it was irreversible and that she could never go back on the air again. However, C. Pallavi Rao Narvekar proved the doctor wrong, defied death twice and got back to doing what she loved. Apart from being a famous RJ of Delhi, she is also an accomplished Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi dancer, a former NCC cadet, a painter, blogger and now an author. She actually wrote a book on love stories while being in the ICU for her treatment.

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S03 E06: Jasleen Sobti

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On this week's episode, host Vishal Gondal is joined Jasleen Sobti. She's armed with a double Masters in Physics (one from Mumbai University and one from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio) and a Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, she worked with the US Navy as a Research Engineer for 13 long years. She has sailed on every fleet ship that the US Navy has except the Submarine. She almost applied and got Top Security Clearance but, withdrew her application. Finally, one day she quit everything and is now a certified Art of Living trainer and working towards helping both adults and children.

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S03 E05: Akancha Srivastava

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On this week's episode, host Vishal Gondal is joined by Akancha Srivastava, Founder of Akancha Against Harassment - India's largest social impact initiative to raise awareness against cyber harassment. Akancha is an independent, confident and tough woman. From wanting to be an IAS officer to being a brand strategy consultant to starting a movement against Cyberharassment and Cyber Safety, she has come a long way. Today, she is totally dedicated to helping and building more awareness about Cyberharassment and talking about cyber safety and has saved millions of lives.

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S03 E04: Ronak Gajjar

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He has come a long way in life, from delivering milk and morning newspapers for his college fees to a successful software support engineer and now to one of the most charismatic health experts online. This samosa-pav loving, son of Gujarati-Marwadi parents is healing people by enabling them to embrace their roots in this ancient traditional exercise and meditation technique we call Yoga. He is the reason you don’t need to burn a hole in your pocket while trying to learn Yoga at an expensive studio - Ronak Gajjar.

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S02 E10: Milind Murli Deora

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He is one of the youngest Member of Parliament and the most outspoken parliamentarians. He is part of the rising brigade of young politicians in the country attempting to shape a new era in India’s political, social and economic systems, guided by principles and responsibilities. He has held positions in the Ministry of Defense, civil aviation, urban development and information technology. Another interesting aspect of him is that he is not all about work, he also pursues his passion for music thereby building a fulfilling life. He is Milind Deora.

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S02 E08: Simar Singh

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Simar Singh is the curator and founder of UnErase Poetry, a movement to promote and produce spoken word poetry in India. He is based out of Bombay.
UnErase Poetry currently curates poetry performances at the Tuning Fork Café in Khar (West) and makes these performances available over the internet for anyone to see.

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S02 E06: Parmesh Shahani

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He is a TED Fellow, Yale World fellow, affiliated scholar at MIT, works for LGBT rights, works with NGOs, Govt, World Bank and the UN. All encompassed he is known as a Cultural Guru…It’s none other than Parmesh Shahani.

Parmesh's vibrancy has reflected in his journey throughout. Having authored, Gay Bombay, he put forth an advanced vision for the LGBT community in India and continues to do so.

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S02 E03: Aashish Contractor

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He is widely recognized as a pioneer of cardiac rehabilitation in India. He is a valuable information resource for the layperson to understand the various dimensions of coronary complications, their prevention and resolution. He just does not believe in leading a sedentary lifestyle. A marathoner himself and even encourages his patients to run after their cardiac rehabilitation. He recently authored a book 'The Heart Truth' where he has summed up his 2 decades of medical experience to provide inputs and tips on how to take care of your heart.

He is none other than Dr Aashish Contractor.

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S02 E01: Harish Bhimani

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Who does it remind you of when I say ‘Main Samay Hoon’?
He actually needs no introduction and is has been bestowed upon with the coveted title of ‘Voice of India’. From documentaries to audio books to son-et-lumiere shows to religious albums, he has done it all.

Today, we have with us none other than the legendary voice of India-Harish Bhimani.

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