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Express Conversations

Listen to celebrities and public figures dive into their lives and careers, and discuss contemporary issues as they are interviewed by our editors from the Indian Express. Join us to hear the wisdom of the some of the greatest living legends of our time

Express ConversationsListen to celebrities and public figures dive into their lives and careers, and discuss contemporary issues as they are interviewed by our editors from the Indian Express. Join us to hear the wisdom of the some of the greatest living legends of our time
Episode 11 January 20, 2022

Express Conversations Ep 11: Sheryl Sandberg

In this conversation, Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Meta, spoke to Anant Goenka, Executive Director, Indian Express Group, about her book Lean In that encourages women to assert themselves at work and at home. They...

Episode 10 January 13, 2022

Express Conversations Ep 10: Smriti Irani

In this episode, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani, was in conversation with Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express Group, and Vandita Mishra, the National Opinion Editor at The Indian Express....

Episode 09 January 4, 2022

Express Conversations Ep 09: Devdutt Pattanaik

In this conversation based on his new book, Eden, author Devdutt Pattanaik talks to Indian Express‘ Anant Goenka about monotheistic religions and looking at Jewish, Christian and Islamic lore from an Indian lens. Tune in.

Episode 08 December 28, 2021

Express Conversations 08: Ravi Shastri

In this episode, former cricketer and head coach of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri, was in conversation with Indian Express‘ Anant Goenka and Sriram Veera. The conversation ranges from coaching the Indian cricket team...

Episode 07 December 16, 2021

Express Conversations 07: Charanjit Singh Channi

In this episode, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi, joined Indian Express’ Ravish Tiwari and Manraj Grewal Sharma to discuss the politics of Punjab, the state’s economy, its society, the importance of education,...

Episode 06 December 10, 2021

Express Conversations 06: Bill Gates

In this episode of Express Conversations, business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates joins Indian Express’ Anant Goenka to talk about about the impact of the pandemic, what we can learn from it, vaccine production, climate...

Episode 05 October 10, 2021

Express Conversations 05: Pankaj Tripathi

In this episode of Express Conversations, actor Pankaj Tripathi joins Indian Express’ Shubhra Gupta and Devyani Oniyal to discuss his journey to Mumbai from Bihar’s Gopalganj, the role of contemporary politics in an actor’s life,...

Episode 04 September 29, 2021

Express Conversations 04: Palanivel Thiaga Rajan

In this episode of Express Conversations, the Finance Minister of Tamil Nadu, Palanivel Thiaga Rajan joins Indian Express’ P Vaidyanathan Iyer, Liz Matthew, and Anant Goenka for a chat on the GST Council, the weakening...

Episode 03 September 23, 2021

Express Conversations 03: Yogi Adityanath

In this episode of Express Conversations, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath joins Indian Express’ Anant Goenka and Ravish Tiwari for a chat on how UP’s handling of the Covid crisis, ‘Love Jihad,’ and the 2022...

Episode 02 September 15, 2021

Express Conversations 02: Neeraj Chopra and Bajrang Puniya

Listen to Neeraj Chopra and Bajrang Punia discuss their historic Olympic win, the challenges they faced, and how their lives have changed since their return from Tokyo

Episode 01 September 8, 2021

Express Conversations 01: Manoj Bajpayee

Listen to Manoj Bajpayee share his thoughts on commercial films, OTT platforms, censorship, and realism on screen

Episode 18 January 8, 2019

Bonus episode: H S Phoolka on surviving the 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Listen to Senior Advocate H S Phoolka talk about what the climate was like in Delhi during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, how his house was attacked by a mob, how he escaped death, and the...

Episode 17 January 7, 2019

H S Phoolka on the ’84 Riots, Sajjan Kumar, and mob violence

Listen to Senior Advocate H S Phoolka talk about the 84 Anti-Sikh riots, the failings of the judiciary and the police, and how the recent verdict in the Sajjan Kumar case affects all other cases...

Episode 16 October 22, 2018

Actor Swara Bhaskar on Nepotism, Privilege and #Metoo

Listen to the actor Swara Bhaskar in conversation with Shubhra Gupta, The Indian Express film critic, and Devyani Onial, National Features Editor, about how she got into acting, nepotism in Bollywood, privilege, feminism and the...

Episode 15 September 24, 2018

A conversation with women cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur, Punam Raut and Diana Edulji

Listen to women’s cricket stars Harmanpreet Kaur and Punam Raut with former captain and Committee of Administrators (COA) member Diana Edulji talk about how the Railways have supported women’s cricket, how attitudes towards women’s cricket...

Episode 14 September 17, 2018

A conversation with Piyush Goyal

Minister of Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs Piyush Goyal on the need for a cashless economy, the run-up to to Implementing GST the following year, and the various reasons the BJP had for going ahead...

Episode 13 September 10, 2018

A conversation with film director Karan Johar

Listen to film director and celebrity talk show host Karan Johar talk about the importance of critics, tuning into your audience, the future of film and his love for social media.

Episode 12 September 3, 2018

A conversation with wildlife conservationist Romulus Whitaker

Listen to the Wildlife Conservationist & Herpetologist Romulus Whitaker talk about Gharial conservation, changing people’s attitudes towards snakes, and how the Irula tribe has been instrumental in saving millions of people’s lives from snake bites.

Episode 11 August 27, 2018

A conversation with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee

Listen to the oncologist, scientist and writer Siddhartha Mukherjee talk about artificial intelligence, the nature of cancer, the current state of cancer treatment in india, the need for good palliative care and the importance of science.

Episode 10 August 20, 2018

A conversation with T.M. Krishna

Listen to the musician, author, activist and public intellectual TM Krishna on what it means to be an artist, challenging the norms of art and the relationship between caste, class, privilege and art, and why...

Episode 9 August 13, 2018

A conversation with Rajkummar Rao

Listen to the actor Rajkummar Rao talk about his role in Newton, what he thinks about brand endorsements, the problem with censorship and the importance of secularism.

Episode 8 August 6, 2018

A conversation with Nirmala Sitharaman

In this episode of the Express Adda podcast, listen to the current Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in conversation with The Indian Express’s National opinion Editor Vandita Mishra.

Episode 7 July 30, 2018

A Conversation with Capt. Amarinder Singh

Listen to the 26th Chief Minister of Punjab Capt. Amarinder Singh in conversation with The Indian Express’s National opinion Editor Vandita Mishra about about the farm loan waiver, the drug problem in Punjab, the need...

Episode 6 July 23, 2018

A Conversation with Mark Tully

Listen to veteran journalist Mark Tully in conversation with The Indian Express’s Deputy Editor Seema Chishti about his love for radio, combating rumours, the current state of journalism, the importance of a free press, and why...

Episode 5 July 16, 2018

A Conversation with Tabu

In this episode, Tabu talks about how she got into film, doing more literary roles, the current state of cinema, and what art and expression mean.