Podcasts are a medium where a host converses with several other people, whether celebrities, industry specialists or even friends, taking a particular subject, topic or person to discuss. It is a booming industry with several podcasters making a mark, even in India. Listen to some of these podcasts on #WorldListeningDay and leave yourself with something to think about later!
Few worthwhile podcasts to check out:
A Niche Thing with Aneesh Bhasin and IVM Podcasts
A Niche Thing with host Aneesh Bhasin, co-founder of Svami Drinks, and IVM Podcasts, decodes various subcultures that are popular, new and unique, ranging from coffee to sneakers, pizza, streetwear, and more! Each episode entails guests who belong to or are experts of the niche subculture (cue podcast name), diving deep into the topic with the host, who's also one of GQ's 30 most influential.
Check out the podcast on: Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music and IVM Podcasts
The Ranveer Show With Ranveer Allahbadia aka Beer Biceps
Beer Biceps, aka Ranveer Allahbadia, is famous, and so is his podcast— The Ranveer Show, known as 'India's Smartest Podcast', with every episode adding some value to those who hear it. The podcast covers health, career, lifestyle, and many other areas, diving into the minds of the world's most intelligent, successful and motivational people, whether Bollywood stars, athletes or entrepreneurs.
Check out the podcast exclusively on: Spotify
The Musafir Stories
The Musafir Stories is an audio podcast that transcends the listeners to various travel destinations in India, helping you escape into the world of travel while completing everyday tasks. The podcast hosts several travellers who share everything about their trip, from A-Z, whether it's their itinerary or travel tricks and hacks, inspiring the listeners to travel while introducing them to the melting pot we call our Indian culture.
Check out the podcast on: Website, Apple Podcast and Spotify
Figuring Out with Raj Shamani
In his podcast Figuring Out— Raj Shamani tries to cover the common question of What's Next? He speaks about his growth, challenges, and shortcomings, allowing the audience to learn from his mistakes and victories. Bringing artists, creators, and entrepreneurs who have made it big but are yet figuring life out, he provides them with a platform to share their journey with the audience.
Check out the podcast on: YouTube, Jio Saavn and Apple Podcasts
Maed in India with Mae Thomas
For all the music enthusiasts, this podcast is a must-listen for you! India's first-ever indie music podcast provides a platform for the best Indian independent musicians, exclusively diving deep into their music on the podcast. Mae Thomas converses with several artists, decoding their songs and music along the way, giving an insight to the audience into how the artists work. With this as the flagship podcast, Maed in India also works as a platform for other industry experts to host podcasts on their niche.
The Gentleman Show by The Man Company with Ankush Bahuguna
There are particular topics that society shuns men to discuss, and 'The Gentleman Show' by The Man Company with host Ankush Bahuguna is here to dive into with other men who are ready to stand their ground, going against all odds. From personal grooming to health & fitness, career, finance, lifestyle, insecurities, discomforts, and more, this podcast allows men to discuss it freely for the greater good!
Check out the podacast on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Jio Saavn and other leading audio-streaming platforms
What's Up Sister with Kritika & Deeksha Khurana
Sister Duo Kritika, aka ThatBohoGirl and Deeksha Khurana, takes their audience on a journey of girl talk every Monday, covering topics like relationship, friendship, family, career, and life in general, sharing their inputs and advice on these subjects. Both are social media influencers covering fashion, beauty, and travel on their respective platforms while being candid and discussing everything else on their podcast.
Check out the podcast on: Spotify and Apple Podcasts
M-Power with Meenakshi Kuwadekar
A podcast and platform for unfiltered thoughts and bold views, M-Power, hosted by Meenakshi Kuwadekar, cover honest and refreshing takes on life, pouring her heart out on all things fab like fashion, family, friends and fantastic experiences, all over the world, along with whatever she fancies for that particular week.
Check out the podcast on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and her website