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Cyrus Says

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Broadcasting twice a week with a rotating panel of guests, Cyrus Says is the definitive show on life in urban India, politics, sports, civic sense, traffic, kids, food, and everything that matters. Mostly.


Ep. 351: Feat. Abuzar Akhtar & Kookie Gulati

On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by playback singer Abuzar Akhtar and filmmaker and producer Kookie Gulati. Abuzar talks to Cyrus about his tumultuous journey from a businessman in Dubai to a playback singer in Bollywood and how he made the switch int he second half of his life. He surprises Cyrus by talking about just how late in life he and others around hiim discovered his talent. Kookie joins in to talk about his discovery of Abuzar and how he started out with 'Tunak Tunak' which leads to hilarious recollections by Cyrus and how Abuzar's "Speaker phatt jaye" number in 'Total Dhamaal' happened.

Look out for Abuzar srenading us with his songs on the episode.

Follow Abuzar on instagram on @abuzarakhtarofficial

Follow Kookie Gulati on instagram @kookievgulati

Do send in AMA questions for Cyrus by tweeting them to @cyrussaysin or e-mailing them to

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