The Express Adda Podcast

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

The Express Adda PodcastListen 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 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.

Episode 4 July 9, 2018

A Conversation with Pranab Mukherjee

Listen to the former President of India Pranab Mukherjee talk about single-party majority, parliamentary democracy, regional parties and India.

Episode 3 July 2, 2018

Mehbooba Mufti

Listen to former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti talk about Kashmir, Azaadi, Article 370, India and women in parliament.

Episode 2 June 25, 2018

The Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama speaks on the state of the world, prayer, education, religious harmony, buddhism, and freedom.

Episode 1 June 23, 2018

Welcome to the Express Adda Podcast

Listen to the wisdom of the some of the greatest living legends of our time