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
Rakesh Khanna, the founder of Blaft Publications, talks about his new book which is an encyclopedia of ‘Ghosts, Monsters and Demons of India’.
Dr Shashi Tharoor on who does nationalism really mean in the Indian context, and how it is different from patriotism.
Sandip speaks with epidemiologist Dr Giridhar R Babu about the great vaccine race, and whether millions of COVID-19 infections are being undercounted.
Sandip talks to Mandira about her career, how she has reinvented herself over the years, and her memoir, Happy For No Reason.
Sandip talks to Dr Gagandeep Kang about what we’re really looking for in a COVID-19 vaccine, and clears up some burning coronavirus concerns.
Sandip talks to author Karishma Upadhyay about her new book on Parveen Babi, the glamorous star whose life was turned upside down by her mental health struggles, and discusses how far we've come, or not...
Historian Romila Thapar on the history of dissent in India – from Vedic Brahmanism to Shaheen Bagh.
Award winning photographer and filmmaker, Ronny Sen on the questions we should be asking about drug addiction and the issues that India's drug laws fail to address.
National Award winning film editor and writer Apurva Asrani on why he has been overwhelmed by the changes he has seen in Bollywood since the Section 377 verdict was announced two years back.
Sandip speaks to Paul Gravett, the world's foremost comic book authorities, about the unique power of comic books to absorb and reflect cultures.
In this episode, Sandip talk to clinical psychologist Dr Sonali Gupta about how to cope with anxiety during this pandemic and her book, 'Anxiety: Overcome It and Live without Fear'.
In the latest episode of the Sandip Roy Show, Dalit activist Thenmozhi Soundararajan talks about how the Cisco case highlights the problem of caste discrimination in the US.
In this episode, Sandip talks to journalist Snigdha Poonam about what made TikTok different from other social media apps, how it affected the lives of young Indians, and why it has been a cultural phenomenon.
In this episode, Sandip talks to Kanchi Kohli, senior researcher at Center for Policy Research (CPR), about how the pandemic has affected the way the ministry has been taking decisions and changing the fundamentals of...
In this episode, Sandip talks to award-winning science writer Angela Saini, whose latest book Superior, talks about how the feeling of racial superiority has been hardened through 'race science' that lets people believe that is...
Sandip talks to ecological economist, Nilanjan Ghosh, Director of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), Kolkata about the future of Sundarbans and the damage that cyclone Amphan has done to the region.
In this episode, Sandip talks to psychologist and author, Tanu Shree Singh, about how to talk to your kids about Bois Locker Room and have other difficult conversations.
Dr Pratima Murthy on how mental health is suffering during this time. From the toll that the lockdown has taken on people suffering from alcohol addiction and severe mental illness like schizophrenia to the problems...
In this episode, Sandip talks to Dr. Giridhar R Babu, professor and head of life course epidemiology at the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) about how we will know whether India is ready to...
In this episode, Sandip talks to Chinmay about India’s internal migrants, the myths that surround them, how the government can better address their problems, the emerging trends in migration and his book, India Moving: A...
In this episode, Sandip talk to journalist Dilip D'Souza about this latest book, The Deoliwallahs: The True Story of the 1962 Chinese-Indian Internment.
In this episode, Dr Gagandeep Kang, one of India's leading clinical scientists, busts myths about coronavirus, talks about why she is hopeful for a vaccine and how climate change affects the spread of such viruses.
In this episode, Sandip talk to Viswanathan Anand about how he deals with losing, why he admires John McEnroe, his autobiography and more.
In this episode, Sandip talks to Kapil Komireddi about how secularism was worn down in India, how historians inadvertently contributed to it and his latest book, Malevolent Republic.