The Sandip Roy Show

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

The Sandip Roy ShowWhat 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
Episode 11 November 11, 2018

The great Indian rope trick: A magical history of India with John Zubrzycki

John Zubrzycki talks to Sandip about the history of magic and magicians in India, from fakirs to P.C. Sorcar

Episode 10 October 28, 2018

Mapping food in India, through time and place, with Pushpesh Pant

Pushpesh Pant talks to Sandip about food memories, sweets and what the map of India would look like if it were drawn by food.

Episode 9 October 14, 2018

The buffet edition: Extended excerpts from our best episodes

A special episode with extended excerpts from James Crabtree, Devdutt Pattanaik and Shubha Mudgal

Episode 8 September 30, 2018

Shubha Mudgal on music, activism and more

Shubha Mudgal talks about music, activism, education and more, with stories from her life and experiences.

Episode 7 September 16, 2018

Devdutt Pattanaik on mythology, tribalism and #377

Mythologist and writer Devdutt Pattanaik talks about life for LGBTQI people after #377, Indian society's relationship with sex, our tendency to tribalism and more.

Episode 6 September 2, 2018

Explore a fading community: Flower Silliman on the Jews of Kolkata

A conversation with one of the oldest of the dwindling Jewish community in Kolkata, Flower Silliman.

Episode 5 August 19, 2018

The Billionaire Raj with James Crabtree

Sandip and James talk about the book The Billionaire Raj, the personalities of these tycoons and India's problem with corruption and crony capitalism.

Episode 4 August 5, 2018

Making it in Hollywood: Aseem Chhabra on Priyanka Chopra

On this episode, Sandip sits down to chat with author and film journalist Aseem Chhabra, who wrote the recently released unauthorized biography, Priyanka Chopra: The Incredible Story of a Global Bollywood Star. Aseem talks to Sandip...

Episode 3 July 22, 2018

Pawan Dhall on LGBT activism

LGBT activist Pawan Dhall about the difficulties that the community faces in India

Episode 2 July 8, 2018

Anusha Yadav on the Indian Memory Project

In this episode Sandip talks to photographer and visual artist, Anusha Yadav, who founded the Indian Memory Project, about how the project came about, the kind of stories it tells about love, loss, family and...

Episode 1 June 23, 2018

Welcome to The Sandip Roy Show

Real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it