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Beyond the Studio

Welcome to a podcast series that takes you on a journey into the lives of actors, musicians, and documentary makers. Dive into captivating conversations as they share their artistic process, personal experiences, and the stories that shaped their creative endeavours. Gain an exclusive glimpse into their world beyond the studio walls. Don’t miss out! Hit that play button and listen to the inspiring exploration of passion, creativity, and the magic behind the scenes.


Far beyond mere entertainment, movies serve as portals to alternate realities, diverse cultures, and profound human experiences. In the latest episode of “Beyond the Studio,” host Rajan Nazran sits down with actor Rik Aby to delve into the depths of his recent cinematic triumph, ‘Aadujeevitham – The Goat Life’, a movie that stands out for its unique storytelling and powerful themes.

APR 10, 2024 : 24

Join us as we welcome Sanjeev Dixit, whose commitment to theatre extends far beyond the footlights. In a world fixated on the digital canvas, Sanjeev utilises the power of live performance to unravel societal taboos and confront the unspoken. His artistic vision breathes life into pressing issues, proving that theatre isn’t just surviving – it’s thriving as a force of enlightenment.

FEB 21, 2024 : 23

Join Rajan Nazran in a conversation with the Emmy award-winning journalist and filmmaker Angad Singh as they delve into the power of storytelling. From a young age, Singh was captivated by the art of narrative, venturing into documentary filmmaking by the tender age of 13. With roots spanning continents as a child of immigrants, Singh embodies the unique blend of East and West, and this intersection of cultures has profoundly shaped his storytelling prowess.

SEP 27, 2023 : 26

This podcast episode takes us deep into Nitinn Miranni’s realm, where personal anecdotes and life experiences shape his worldview and artistic expression. Through candid conversations with Rajan Nazran, Nitinn sheds light on the intricacies of being a comedian in society, addressing both the admiration for their ability to inspire and entertain and the vulnerability they may face when their words hit close to home.

AUG 10, 2022 : 34

Karou Charou (KC) has become a well-known name in the comedy world. His unique style and humorous approach have garnered a large fan base and gained recognition for his comedic talents. However, the recent riots in South Africa have profoundly impacted his career, transforming him from a comic sensation to a “public enemy” in the eyes of some.

APR 06, 2022 : 39

In this captivating episode, Rajan Nazran embarks on a journey to India to meet the legendary actor Kabir Bedi, whose illustrious career spans five decades, three continents, three languages, and three mediums. Kabir’s accomplishments are unparalleled, from his iconic roles in Knightrider, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Octopussy to portraying Shah Jahan.

SEP 22, 2021 : 38

As a ballet dancer, Pia sheds light on the growing interest in ballet in India and whether the country is ready to embrace such art forms. She also fondly recalls her earliest attraction to the arts and how her family’s unwavering support paved the way for her career.

AUG 11, 2021 : 34

Welcome to another podcast episode, where Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran engages in a mind-altering conversation with Julius Packiam, a maestro in the world of music scores. In this episode, we delve into the power and brilliance of music compositions and the transformative impact they bring to cinematic scenes.

AUG 04, 2021 : 47

Delving into the realm of storytelling, Paul unveils his remarkable journey of preserving language and dialects through his unique narratives. With a keen focus on preventing cultural dilution, he highlights the significance of keeping the essence of stories intact, avoiding the pitfalls of translation gaps. Whether through poetry or social commentary, he consistently weaves narratives that resonate with audiences.

JUL 28, 2021 : 63

Join host Rajan Nazran in this captivating podcast episode as he welcomes Wali Hamid Ali Khan, a renowned Sufi-Rock musician and esteemed Raga Boyz sibling band membe.. Music, a universal language that connects us all, holds the power to uplift us in times of loneliness and provide solace during challenging moments.

JUL 07, 2021 :

Immerse yourself as host Rajan Nazran engages in a profound conversation with Ashwin Sood, an English-Canadian musician and drummer of Indian descent. Prepare to be moved as Ashwin unveils the transformative power of music and its profound influence on his life.

APR 07, 2021 :

In this episode of the Global Indian Podcast, the conversation is brimming with the ideals mostly seen as the ‘other’. It focuses on the death of certain cultures leading to the partial erasure of identities. Chief Explorer- Rajan Nazran welcomes Rahul Aijaz, a renowned filmmaker, music critic, and journalist from the vibrant city of Karachi, for a discussion.

MAR 24, 2021 :

In this podcast, Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran takes a trip to the freezer of the world, that is, Canada. He meets Ameesha Joshi, an extraordinary documentary maker passionate about people. She risked it all to tell a story of female boxers in India. Motivated by a single photo and on a shoestring budget, little did she know that this voyage would last ten years!

SEP 16, 2020 :

In this captivating and eye-opening episode, Rajan Nazran engages in a heartfelt conversation with the Pakistani/Punjabi drama actor Saim Ali. Together, they tackle the formidable challenges that actors in the subcontinent face, delving deep into the issue of online trolling and its harrowing impact on their mental well-being. Here is an exclusive discussion that unearths an unfortunate and escalating issue and unravels the intricate layers of social media and identity and how it shapes our perceived personalities.

AUG 26, 2020 :

In this enlightening episode, Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Saim Ali, a renowned Pakistani/Punjabi drama actor. They delve into the significant challenges faced by actors in the subcontinent and the detrimental effects of online trolling on their mental well-being. This exclusive dialogue sheds light on an unfortunate issue that is becoming increasingly prevalent while addressing the sensitivities surrounding identity and perceived personality.

AUG 19, 2020 :

Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Kulvinder Ghir plunge into the experience of being of Indian origin as they travel across the globe in pursuit of answers to some big questions. In this episode of Global Indian Podcast, they meet recording artist Anisa Singh, who introduces them to chutney music’s unique styles and rhythms. We explore the issues facing artists and big questions surrounding culture.

MAY 20, 2020 :

Get ready for an extraordinary podcast experience as we welcome the internationally renowned singer and songwriter, Alisha Popat, joining Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran as his esteemed guest. Accompanying them on this captivating journey is Kulvinder Ghir, a talented screenwriter and actor.

MAY 06, 2020 :

Music holds an important place in our lives, pleasuring our senses and transcending cultures and eras. In this podcast, Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran is joined by Kulvinder Ghir and Manan Pandya, also known as Taizu, an American Indian rapper who delves into the themes of identity and the challenges of modern life in his music.

MAR 30, 2020 : 48