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The Sandip Roy Show

The Indian Express

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What makes people tick? What are the stories they carry with them? In a world of shouting heads, veteran journalist, radio commentator and novelist Sandip Roy sits down to have real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it. Catch these engaging interviews every other Sunday
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19%3A+Ruskin+Bond%2C+The+Man+with+the+Golden+Pen
access_time14 days ago
'A writer shouldn't retire', says Ruskin Bond, who has been living and writing in India since he was a young boy. For his staggering body of work, Bond has received the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Padma Shri and the Padma Bushan, and is beloved by readers across ages and generations. In this episode, Sandip speaks to him about his journey so far.
18%3A+Coming+Out+as+Dalit%2C+with+Yashica+Dutt
access_time28 days ago
It was after reading the suicide note of Dalit student Rohith Vemula that Yashica Dutt, a journalist living in New York, decided that she was going to stop living a lie. It was in that moment that she decided that she was going to admit to her friends and colleagues something that she had hidden for years - that she was Dalit. In this episode she talks to Sandip Roy about her memoir, Coming Out as Dalit, that details her experience of passing off as upper caste, coming to terms with her new identity and the insidious ways in which the caste system continues to affect the Indian society.
17%3A+Discovering+Shakespeare+in+Bollywood%2C+with+Jonathan+Gil+Harris
access_time1 month ago
Today Shakespeare is considered as part of highbrow literature but in his own day it was the quintessential ‘masala’ entertainment. This is why when author Jonathan Gil Harris was watching the film Lagaan in 2001, he came to realize that a lot of Bollwood's masala films resonated deeply with Shakespeare's work. In this episode Harris talks to Sandip Roy about his book, Masala Shakespeare: How a Firangi Writer Became Indian, explains to us the ways in which Indian films are closely related to the work of Shakespeare and how the 'masala' genre celebrates India's cultural diversity.
16%3A+The+Great+Smog+of+India+with+Siddharth+Singh
access_time2 months ago
15%3A+Feminism%2C+writing+and+mythology+in+the+age+of+%23metoo%2C+with+Meenakshi+Reddy+Madhavan
access_time2 months ago
End+the+year+by+learning+to+build+on+your+failures%2C+with+Shabnam+Aggarwal
access_time3 months ago
Shabnam Aggarwal talks of the risk she took to follow her dream, and the lessons she learned when she failed.
The+close+relationship+between+crime+and+politics+in+India
access_time3 months ago
Carnegie Fellow Milan Vaishnav on how Indians like to elect people facing criminal charges
The+twice+born%3A+Talking+to+Indian+Brahmins+with+Aatish+Taseer
access_time4 months ago
In this episode, Sandip speaks to author and journalist Aatish Taseer about his experiences writing The Twice Born: Life and Death on the River Ganges.
The+great+Indian+rope+trick%3A+A+magical+history+of+India+with+John%C2%A0Zubrzycki
access_time4 months ago
John Zubrzycki talks to Sandip about the history of magic and magicians in India, from fakirs to P.C. Sorcar
Mapping+food+in+India%2C+through+time+and+place%2C+with+Pushpesh%C2%A0Pant
access_time5 months ago
Pushpesh Pant talks to Sandip about food memories, sweets and what the map of India would look like if it were drawn by food.
The+buffet+edition%3A+Extended+excerpts+from+our+best%C2%A0episodes
access_time5 months ago
A special episode with extended excerpts from James Crabtree, Devdutt Pattanaik and Shubha Mudgal
Shubha+Mudgal+on+music%2C+activism+and%26%23160%3Bmore
access_time6 months ago
Devdutt+Pattanaik+on+mythology%2C+tribalism+and%26%23160%3B%26%2335%3B377
access_time6 months ago
Explore+a+fading+community%3A+Flower+Silliman+on+the+Jews+of%26%23160%3BKolkata
access_time7 months ago
The+Billionaire+Raj+with+James%26%23160%3BCrabtree
access_time7 months ago
Making+it+in+Hollywood%3A+Aseem+Chhabra+on+Priyanka%26%23160%3BChopra
access_time8 months ago
Pawan+Dhall+on+LGBT%26%23160%3Bactivism
access_time8 months ago
Anusha+Yadav+on+the+Indian+Memory%26%23160%3BProject
access_time9 months ago
Welcome+to+The+Sandip+Roy%26%23160%3BShow
access_time9 months ago
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