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Rajesh Gopie

Welcome to the podcasts, where we engage in thought-provoking conversations that challenge your worldview. Join writer, actor, and director Rajesh Gopie from Durban, South Africa, as we explore a series of fly-on-the-wall dialogues that genuinely matter. With each episode, we delve deep into fascinating discussions on arts, culture, social issues, and politics. Witness raw and authentic exchanges that will broaden your perspective and ignite curiosity. Prepare to be inspired, enlightened, and captivated by Rajesh Gopie’s unique insights. Get ready for a podcast that redefines how you view the world and tune into conversations that matter.

Rajesh Gopie


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, 2023 : 21

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, 2023 :

The violence that erupted against ethnic minorities during the riots has raised concerns about the fairness and impartiality of the justice system. Sham Maharaj provides valuable insights into the challenges those seeking justice for the victims of these tragic events face.

OCT 06, 2021 :

Get ready for an incredible 2-part episode that will leave you spellbound! 

Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Global Indian Ambassador Rajesh Gopie join by Ila Arun, a renowned TV and Bollywood personality.

AUG 07, 2020 :

In the latest episode of this captivating series, get ready to be enthralled as Rajan Nazran and Global Indian Ambassador Rajesh Gopie team up with Ila Arun, a cultural icon. 

In this two-part conversation, prepare to embark on a journey beyond the spotlight as they delve into the depths of the person behind the mesmerising performer. With discussions that are as relevant as they are thought-provoking, Ila Arun fearlessly explores the shifting sands of “Indianness” in today’s world.

JUL 29, 2020 :

Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Global Indian Ambassador, Theatre Actor, and Social Activist Rajesh Gopie continue their remarkable conversation in Pakistan with Hajra Khan, a leading Pakistani actress and writer. This second part of the 2-part podcast episode will leave you craving for more.

JUL 08, 2020 :

In this episode, Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Global Indian Ambassador Rajesh Gopie travel to Pakistan to meet Hajra Khan, a leading Pakistani actress and writer. 

She opens up about the entertainment industry’s dark side in a 2-part episode- from nepotism to the casting couch culture that has been the cause of hidden abuse for decades.

JUL 07, 2020 : 19

Join Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Rajesh Gopie, a theatre actor and social activist, as they dive into the human experience of South Africans of Indian origin. In this special 3-part podcast, they meet Ela Gandhi, a South African peace activist, to discuss the nation’s pressing issues. In the final episode, they explore the Indian community’s struggle for freedom in South Africa and the evolving legacy of Mahatma Gandhi.

JUL 01, 2020 : 26

As part two of this thought-provoking conversation unfolds, Ela Gandhi opens up about a profound moment in her life—the devastating destruction of the Phoenix ashram in 1985. With raw emotion in her voice, she shares her reflections, allowing us to glimpse the impact of this traumatic event on her identity and convictions.

JUL 01, 2020 : 21

Prepare to be transported to a realm of history and inspiration as Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Rajesh Gopie welcome a remarkable guest in the first episode of season 2 of the Global Indian Podcast series. 

Joining them is Ela Gandhi, a distinguished figure who was honoured with the prestigious Padma Bhushan award in 2007.

JUL 01, 2020 : 2

Rajesh Gopie throws light on the involvement of politics in fundamental aspects of life and injustice in South Africa. He gives the listeners an understanding of South Africa unknown to the masses. He shares his perception of what South Africa actually stands for.

JUN 03, 2020 : 53